Stories From Jul 2018

Jul 26, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Flow Chemistry Technique Offers Faster, Safer Way to Screen, Study and Optimize Industrial Chemical Reactions

Researchers have developed a flow-based high-throughput screening technology that offers a faster, safer and less expensive means of identifying optimum conditions for performing high-pressure/high-temperature catalytic chemical reactions.

Jul 23, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Intestinal Virus Study Shows Major Changes Associated With Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Study comparing healthy and diseased mouse intestinal tracts shows some unexpected changes in viral communities.

Jul 23, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Model Fuses Social Media, Remote Sensing Data With Goal of Identifying Nuclear Threats

A new model allows researchers to draw on normally incompatible data sets, such as satellite imagery and social media posts, to answer questions about what is happening in targeted locations.

Jul 19, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Rapid Cloud Clearing Phenomenon Could Provide Another Piece of Climate Puzzle

Rapid and dramatic clearing of low cloud cover off the southwest coast of Africa could help climatologists understand how clouds affect Earth’s heating and cooling.

Jul 19, 2018  |  Campus Life

Get Discounts on Basketball Season Tickets

Buy season tickets for men's and women's basketball and take advantage of discounted prices for faculty and staff members.

Jul 18, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Cities as Study Proxies for Climate Change

Cities can be useful surrogates for studying climate change, according to NC State research.

Jul 17, 2018  |  The Abstract

Following the Path: Making Huge Calculations Predictable

New approach narrows down huge calculations – like those involved in quantum physics – by focusing on a single, predictive parameter.

Jul 12, 2018  |  Faculty and Staff

American Chemical Society to Honor Velev

Orlin Velev will receive the Langmuir Lectureship Award from the American Chemical Society in August.

Jul 11, 2018  |  Faculty and Staff

Goldgeier Leaving for Alma Mater

General Counsel Eileen Goldgeier leaves NC State at the end of the summer to serve as vice president and general counsel at Brown University.

Jul 11, 2018  |  Campus Life

Summer Programs Spark Lasting Interest

Many high schoolers who attend summer programs at NC State find the experience so engrossing that they decide to join the Wolfpack after graduation.

Jul 10, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

More Than a Hobby: How Volunteers Support Science

Why count birds, give gardening advice or gaze at stars? Research says citizen science benefits volunteers, the community and science itself.

Jul 9, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

New Microscopy Works at Extreme Heat, Sheds Light on Alloys for Nuclear Reactors

A new microscopy technique allows researchers to track microstructural changes in real time, even when a material is exposed to extreme heat and stress.

Jul 2, 2018  |  The Abstract

10 North Carolina Musicians Who Shaped American Music

Ten legendary musicians that make a case for the importance of North Carolina as a root source for American sound.

Jul 2, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Prospective Teachers More Likely to View Black Faces Than White Faces as Angry

A preliminary study of prospective teachers finds that they are more likely to view the face of Black adults as angry compared to the faces of White adults.