Belize Study Offers Blueprint for Community-Based Public History Research
A new paper on fieldwork in rural Belize serves as a case study for both developing site-specific cultural and historical exhibits and training a new generation of public history scholars.
Using Data to Tell Stories That Solve Problems
NC State statistician Alyson Wilson works with a variety of scientists to help them use their data to solve big problems.
Researchers Create More Complete Picture of Freshwater Toxic Algal Blooms
A two-year study of North Carolina’s Jordan Lake found that multiple cyanotoxins from toxic algal blooms are present year-round, albeit in very low concentrations.
Research Improves Food Bank Effectiveness, Equity
NC State researchers have developed computer models to improve the ability of food banks to feed as many people as possible, as equitably as possible, while reducing food waste.
New Technique Allows Printing of Flexible, Stretchable Silver Nanowire Circuits
New technique prints silver nanowire circuits on flexible, stretchable substrates.
Intensive Biomass Harvest Linked to Fire Ant Colonization, Declines in Some Invertebrates
Removing too much of the woody debris left on the ground after timber is cut can open the door for invasive fire ants and reduce invertebrate diversity, according to two new studies in North Carolina and Georgia.
NC State Faculty Leads in Fulbright Scholars
NC State ranks among an elite group of globally engaged universities producing the highest number of Fulbright Scholars. The scholarships give faculty members the opportunity to teach or conduct research abroad.
NC State in Top 25 of Peace Corps Volunteers
NC State ranks No. 22 in the Peace Corps' latest rankings of Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities.
Flowers Aren’t Enough: How Urban Heat Affects Bee Populations
In cities, even gardens rich with flowers do not have the same bee abundance or diversity as natural areas. Why not?
Faculty Score NSF Early-Career Awards
Five faculty researchers receive grants to support their groundbreaking work in areas ranging from ultrafast out-of-equilibrium phase transitions to the evolution of damage in polymer composites.
‘Demographic Compensation’ May Not Save Plants Facing Changing Climate
Large-scale study shows mixed results for hypothesis on how plants deal with climate change.
Atomic Structure of Ultrasound Material Not What Anyone Expected
Researchers have gotten a glimpse at how atoms are arranged in a widely-used material – and it’s not what anyone expected.
Study: Corporations Can Benefit from Altruism During a Crisis
Research finds that altruism – and social media – can help corporations cultivate trust with consumers on mobile devices during and after natural disasters, such as hurricanes.
Employee Survey Extended to Feb. 19
There’s still time to make your voice heard in the UNC System Employee Engagement Survey. The survey has been extended to Monday, Feb. 19. Find out how to participate.
Mathematician Named Sloan Research Fellow
Mathematician Tye Lidman receives 2018 Sloan Research Fellowship.