Stories From 2018

Nov 27, 2018

NASA Engineer, Leader to Give NC State Fall Commencement Speech

NC State grads will draw inspiration from commencement speaker Christine Mann Darden, an internationally recognized researcher whose work is fueling the development of supersonic jets.

Nov 27, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Virtual Library of 1 Million New Macrolide Scaffolds Could Help Speed Drug Discovery

New virtual library of 1 million macrolide scaffolds could speed antibiotic, anti-cancer drug discovery

Nov 27, 2018  |  The Abstract

What The Climate Assessment Tells Us About Impacts to North Carolina

The fourth National Climate Assessment has a lot to say about the future of North Carolina and the Southeast.

Nov 27, 2018  |  The Abstract

How 21st Century Tech Can Shed Light On 19th Century Newspapers

Scholars are using digital humanities tools in an attempt to organize research on thousands of images found in 19th century newspapers.

Nov 26, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Drug Use, Religion Explain ‘Reverse Gender Gap’ on Marijuana

Women tend to be more conservative than men on political questions related to marijuana. A recent study finds that this gender gap appears to be driven by religion and the fact that men are more likely to have used marijuana.

Nov 26, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Drones Offer Ability to Find, ID and Count Marine Megafauna

New research demonstrates that consumer-grade drones are effective tools for monitoring marine species across multiple sites in the wild.

Nov 21, 2018  |  Campus Life

Hartman’s Legacy of Pride

Damon Hartman’s 56-yard field goal that secured NC State’s win over Carolina in 1990 is the stuff of Wolfpack legend. His daughter, Hayden, a student member of the football team’s sports medicine staff, gets a sideline view of the rivalry at Saturday’s game at Kenan Stadium.

Nov 21, 2018  |  Campus Life

NC State Joins National Effort to Boost College Access

NC State joins an effort spearheaded by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities to improve college access and student success.

Nov 20, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Citizen Science Can Play Role in Addressing Agricultural Challenges

A new paper highlights the potential of citizen science to address pressing research challenges in agriculture and food systems.

Nov 20, 2018

Living with Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My

We can’t avoid conflict with predators, but we can find better ways to respond.

Nov 19, 2018  |  Service and Community

Shining a Light on the Invisible Problem of Food and Housing Insecurity

One in seven NC State students struggle with food insecurity. And, one in 10 struggle with housing insecurity. Read about one student's experience and learn what the university is doing to tackle the problem.

Nov 14, 2018  |  Campus Life

Holiday Open House at The Point

The holiday season is upon us and that means it's time for faculty and staff to join Randy and Susan Woodson at the beautiful chancellor’s residence on Centennial Campus for their annual open house.

Nov 14, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Bias-Based Bullying Does More Harm, Is Harder to Protect Against

A new study finds bias-based bullying does more harm to students than generalized bullying, particularly for students who are targeted because of multiple identities, such as race and gender.

Nov 12, 2018  |  Campus Life

Annual ROTC Run Honors Veterans

One day after the worldwide remembrance of the end of World War I, NC State’s ROTC units held their annual two-mile run around campus in honor of Veterans Day.

Nov 12, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Family, School Support Makes Kids More Likely To Stand Up To Bullying

A recent study finds young people with good family relationships are more likely to intervene when they witness bullying at school.