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Mar 25, 2015

Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity Disbanded at NC State

The Tau Chapter of the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity has been disbanded after the discovery of a pledge book that contained offensive comments. Chancellor Randy Woodson has ordered a thorough review of the Greek Life system at NC State. 

Mar 20, 2015

Shrinking Habitats Have Adverse Effects on World Ecosystems

A surprising and sobering study shows the degrading effects of habitat fragmentation. 

Mar 19, 2015

Researchers Use Liquid Shearing Method to Create Nanofiber ‘Gusher’

NC State researchers figure out the secret behind making "nanofiber gushers." 

Mar 18, 2015

Crocodile Ancestor Was Top Predator Before Dinosaurs Roamed North America

Carnufex carolinensis, or the “Carolina Butcher,” was a 9-foot long, land-dwelling crocodylomorph that stalked North Carolina before dinosaurs arrived on the continent. 

Mar 17, 2015

NC State Endowment Fund Announces New Hofmann Forest Plan

NC State Endowment Fund announces the long-term strategy for Hofmann Forest. 

Mar 16, 2015

Depictions of Race on TV News Can Influence Perception of Police

Research shows that depictions of race on television news programs can strongly influence support for police among non-white viewers.  

Mar 12, 2015

Unique Proteins Found in Heat-Loving Organisms Bind Well to Plant Matter

These bacterial proteins are hot, and so is their capacity to latch onto plant cellulose. 

Mar 2, 2015

The Environment May Change, But the Microbiome of Queen Bees Does Not

Researchers have published the first thorough census of the gut microbiome – which consists of all the microorganisms that live in the gut of the organism – in queen bees. And the findings were surprising. 

Mar 2, 2015

Protections, Not Money, Can Boost Internal Corporate Whistleblowing

New research finds that strong, reliable anti-retaliation policies can encourage employees to notify internal authorities of possible wrongdoing, but that offering monetary incentives does not necessarily influence whistleblowing behavior – or at least not right away. 

Feb 20, 2015

NC State Creates Our Three Winners Scholarship Fund

NC State University Chancellor Randy Woodson today announced the creation of the “Our Three Winners” scholarship endowment to honor three exceptional members of the Wolfpack family whose lives were cut tragically short. The endowment, which […]