Stories From Aug 2018

Aug 30, 2018  |  Faculty and Staff

NC State Begins Implementing New ERA System

The Enterprise Research Administration system promises to streamline and simplify the complex work of managing research projects. Campus stakeholders will test and refine the system over the coming years.

Aug 30, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

New Personality Test Is Faster – and Tougher to Trick

Psychology researchers have developed a new personality test that is both faster to take and much harder to manipulate by those attempting to control the outcome.

Aug 30, 2018  |  The Abstract

Building New Tools to Study the Epigenome

Researchers are developing molecular-scale tools that can monitor and/or modify the epigenome.

Aug 29, 2018  |  The Abstract

What Is the Epigenome? What is Epigenetics?

Most people know that genetics is the study of genes, but what is epigenetics?

Aug 27, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Study Finds Sucralose Produces Previously Unidentified Metabolites

Sucralose, a widely used artificial sweetener, is metabolized in the gut, producing at least two fat-soluble compounds, according to a recent study using rats.

Aug 27, 2018  |  Campus Life

Tour Campus Via Virtual Reality App

A new app provides virtual reality tours of NC State and other schools in the University of North Carolina System. NC State's tour includes panoramic videos of campus landmarks and facilities, including Wolf Plaza and the Hunt Library.

Aug 23, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Mucosal Environment of Older Pigs Helps Newborn Piglets With Intestinal Injury Recover

Researchers find that the intestinal mucosal environment of juvenile pigs can stimulate repair of intestinal injuries in newborn piglets.

Aug 23, 2018  |  Faculty and Staff

Alumni Visit Gravesites of WWI Fallen

As part of a worldwide commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the First World War, NC State alumni and military veterans Jerry Hester and Allen Boyette place commemorative military coins at the gravesites of two of NC State's fallen soldiers.

Aug 23, 2018  |  Events

Rural Setting Fosters Avant-Garde Art Exhibit

Collaborative and experimental artworks by world-famous artists will be displayed in Rural Avant-Garde: The Mountain Lake Experience, an exhibition at the Gregg Museum of Art & Design.

Aug 22, 2018  |  Campus Life

29 Projects Receive DELTA Grants

DELTA awards grants to 29 projects across campus to support technology-rich teaching and enhance student success at NC State.

Aug 21, 2018  |  Faculty and Staff

Chocolate Festival Tickets On Sale

It's time to order tickets for the NC State Chocolate Festival, a campus tradition that supports the Women's Center and the Kay Yow Cancer Fund.

Aug 21, 2018  |  Students

Meet the First-Year Class for 2018

This year’s incoming class is the largest NC State has ever welcomed, with the strongest academic credentials to boot. Meet seven extraordinary students here to make their mark.

Aug 21, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Plant Protein Complex Plays Larger Role Than Previously Known in Important Growth and Development Process

Little-studied plant cellular protein complex plays critical and surprising role in plant growth and development process.

Aug 20, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Biosensor Allows Real-Time Oxygen Monitoring for ‘Organs-On-A-Chip’

A new biosensor allows researchers to track oxygen levels in real time in “organ-on-a-chip” systems.

Aug 20, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Proposal Seeks to Improve Assessment of Drug Risks

A drug policy researcher is proposing a suite of changes to overhaul the Multi-Criteria Drug Harm Scale, which informs drug policies across Europe.