Stories From May 2018

May 31, 2018  |  Campus Life

‘This Date at NC State’ Explores Campus History

A social media project uncovers the notable and notorious in NC State history. Explore the people and events that have shaped the university for more than 130 years.

May 30, 2018  |  Faculty and Staff

Watch Spellings’ State of the University Address

UNC System President Margaret Spellings delivers a State of the University address on Monday at SAS Institute in Cary. Watch a livestream of her remarks, followed by a Q&A session.

May 30, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Devise New Way to Discern What Microbes Eat

New technique helps researchers determine food eaten by microbes.

May 30, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

New Compound Effective Against Drug-Resistant Pathogens Could Lead to Next-Generation Antibiotics

A new synthetic compound inspired by a natural product could be a useful chemical tool for studying antibiotic-resistant infections.

May 29, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Listen for Failure in Granular Materials

A new way to probe granular materials without disturbing them may enable researchers to forecast their failure.

May 24, 2018

A Better B1 Building Block

A B1 precursor called cHET can be easily taken up and used in extremely small concentrations by phytoplankton and plants.

May 24, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Microscopy Advance Reveals Unexpected Role for Water in Energy Storage Material

A material with atomically thin layers of water holds promise for energy storage technologies, and researchers have now discovered that the water is performing a different role than anyone anticipated.

May 24, 2018  |  The Abstract

It’s Not the Mayonnaise: Food Safety Myths & Summertime Food

Warm weather means picnics and outdoor get-togethers. Here are some tips on how to avoid making your friends and loved ones barf this summer.

May 23, 2018  |  Faculty and Staff

Professor Emeritus Honored for Service in Retirement

The Association of Retired Faculty recognizes longtime physics professor Richard Patty.

May 23, 2018  |  Campus Life

Unrivaled Licensing Deal Pays Off

NC State and Carolina become the first two Power Five conference schools to jointly market their trademark and licensing rights.