D’Lyn Ford

Sep 13, 2016

Study Shows Unexpected Path for Women to Major in Science

Intriguing new research shows a pattern of women who migrated into science majors after being undecided about what to study when entering college.

Sep 7, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Do Teachers’ Climate Change Beliefs Influence Students?

A coastal North Carolina study examines effects of middle school teaching and students' climate knowledge.

Jul 5, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Does Biomass Harvest Affect Wildlife?

Researchers counted mammals, reptiles and amphibians on clearcut loblolly plantation sites in Georgia and North Carolina to find out how removing woody debris affected wildlife.

Jun 8, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Keeping Up With the Fast-Moving Science of Gene Drives

NC State's Jason Delborne, an expert in science and technology policy and public engagement, answers questions about the emerging science of gene drives. Delborne helped develop a National Academies report on gene drives and unveil it in Washington, D.C.

Jun 7, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Hiking, Hunting Have Minor Effects on Mammals in Protected Eastern Forests

Six-state study finds that recreation had less of an impact on wildlife distribution than factors such as forested habitat and housing density.

May 27, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

A Cougar’s Epic Journey East

A male cougar's 1,500-mile trek shows mountain lions can get to the East but they won't find company of their own kind.

May 18, 2016  |  The Abstract

A Postmortem on Sudden Oak Death

Geospatial computer modeling tracks not only disease transmission but also the human, financial and political realities of controlling an epidemic.

May 4, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

NC State Study Asks Kids to Choose Wildlife Conservation Priorities

Future wildlife decisions could be in good hands. Elementary students’ priorities for saving wildlife mirrored those of conservation biologists.

May 4, 2016

NC State to Hold Commencement Ceremony May 7

Nearly 5,600 students will graduate this week.

May 2, 2016  |  Frontpage

Study Looks at Climate Change Concern in Adolescents

Personal beliefs and conversations with family and friends influence North Carolina middle schoolers' concern about climate change -- but not necessarily the way you'd expect.