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Sep 2, 2015

NC State Receives Funding for Workforce Development

NC State expands workforce development with a grant from the Duke Energy Foundation. 

Sep 1, 2015

NC State ‘Entrepalooza’ Celebrates Entrepreneurs, Innovators

North Carolina State University’s Entrepreneurship Initiative is hosting “Entrepalooza,” an entrepreneurship and innovation festival, on Thursday, Sept. 3 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Oval on NC State’s Centennial Campus. Media coverage of the […] 

Sep 1, 2015

NC State to Announce ‘Backpacks to Briefcases’ Program

NC State to announce 'Backpacks to Briefcases," a workforce development project funded by Duke Energy Foundation. 

Sep 1, 2015

New Technique Lowers Cost of Energy-Efficient Embedded Computer Systems

Electrical and computer engineers have developed a new technique for creating less-expensive, low-power embedded systems – the computing devices found in everything from thermostats to automobiles. 

Aug 31, 2015

Dialect Influences Appalachian Students’ Experiences in College

Students who speak a stigmatized dialect may be at a disadvantage in the classroom.  

Aug 31, 2015

Tail As Old As Time: How Ankylosaur Tail Evolved

How did the ankylosaur get its tail club? Researchers traced the evolution of the ankylosaur’s distinctive tail, finding that the handle arrived first on the scene, and the knot at the end of the tail followed. 

Aug 28, 2015

Study: Better Signs Could Help Reduce Friction Between Motorists, Bicyclists

Researchers find "Bicycles May Use Full Lane" sign more effective than "Share the Road." 

Aug 28, 2015

Researchers Use DNA ‘Clews’ to Shuttle CRISPR-Cas9 Gene-Editing Tool into Cells

Researchers have for the first time created and used a nanoscale vehicle made of DNA to deliver a CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing tool into cells. 

Aug 28, 2015

Donor Giving Sets Record in FY 2014-15

NC State alumni and supporters donated at record levels in the fiscal year that ended June 30, boosting the university’s endowment to a record $984 million. 

Aug 27, 2015

Buddy System for Dissertation Writers

There’s nothing easy about writing your dissertation. Thanks to a new program in the Graduate School, you can join a supportive community during the process.