More Than a Hobby: How Volunteers Support Science
Why count birds, give gardening advice or gaze at stars? Research says citizen science benefits volunteers, the community and science itself.
Working Paper Offers Initial Data on Academic Impact of N.C. School Vouchers
NC State researchers compared scores of a small volunteer group of public and private school students on the same standardized test.
NC State to Hold Commencement Ceremony May 12
It's tassel-turning time for 5,915 NC State graduates.
Edelman to Give NC State Spring Commencement Speech
NC State graduates will hear inspiring words from Marian Wright Edelman, an advocate for disadvantaged Americans, and recognize the work of Temple Grandin, a pioneer in improving animal welfare, during spring graduation ceremonies May 12.
Wood Formation Model To Fuel Progress in Bioenergy, Paper, New Applications
Need stronger timber, better biofuel or new sources of green chemicals? A new systems biology model built on decades of NC State research will help engineer trees for specific needs.
Using Virtual Reality to Plot Urban Green Spaces
Research with VR goggles gives landscape designers fresh insight on how green landscapes refresh city residents.
NC State experts in the College of Textiles’ Textile Protection and Comfort Center are developing and testing equipment to protect the firefighters who protect us.
Who Can Name the Most North Carolina Wildlife?
NC State researchers in environmental education study how students learn about biodiversity and whether they have an interest in conservation biology – protecting wildlife species in the future.
Intensive Biomass Harvest Linked to Fire Ant Colonization, Declines in Some Invertebrates
Removing too much of the woody debris left on the ground after timber is cut can open the door for invasive fire ants and reduce invertebrate diversity, according to two new studies in North Carolina and Georgia.
Designing Greenways for Diverse Users
Researchers hit the trails to find out who's using urban greenways for recreation. Their results can help improve greenway design.