D’Lyn Ford

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 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.

Jul 10, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Jun 4, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

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.

May 8, 2018  |  Campus Life

NC State to Hold Commencement Ceremony May 12

It's tassel-turning time for 5,915 NC State graduates.

Apr 23, 2018

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.

Apr 20, 2018

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.

Apr 12, 2018  |  The Abstract

Using Virtual Reality to Plot Urban Green Spaces

Research with VR goggles gives landscape designers fresh insight on how green landscapes refresh city residents.

Mar 26, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Protecting Firefighters

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.

Mar 8, 2018

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.

Feb 23, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Jan 30, 2018

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.

Jan 25, 2018  |  The Abstract

How Humans Affect Mammal Movement

NC State zoologist Roland Kays explains a new international study of the movements of 57 mammal species, from weasel-like fishers in Albany, New York, to maneless lions in Tsavo, Kenya.

Jan 17, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Designing the Next Generation of Hair Dyes

A new NC State database reveals promising approaches to making safer, more sustainable hair color.

Dec 21, 2017

Shining a Light on the ‘Invisible Scholars’

A new book examines the contributions and needs of postdoctoral fellows.