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Oct 5, 2015

5 Questions on School Choice with Anna Egalite

Anna Egalite, assistant professor of education at NC State, will be speaking about school choice on Tuesday, Oct. 6 in Washington, D.C. at the 2015 Index of Culture and Opportunity organized by the Heritage Foundation. […] 

Sep 29, 2015

Literacy Expert Pushes ‘Play’ on Educational Games

What do playing a computer game and reading a book have in common? Both can immerse students and help them build reading skills, according to NC State research. 

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 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." 

Jul 7, 2015

Finding an Off Switch in Wood Formation

NC State findings about a pathway in plant development could lead to improvements in biofuel, pulp and paper production. 

Jun 30, 2015

Where the Wild Things Aren’t: Cats Avoid Places Coyotes Roam

An NC State animal tracking expert says the first large-scale study of 74 million U.S. domestic cats shows they hunt close to home. 

Jun 29, 2015

Long-term Survey to Follow College Students’ Experiences With Faith, Diversity

An NC State education professor is helping lead a national, four-year study of college students' interfaith experiences at 130 campuses. 

May 6, 2015

Study: Part-Time College Faculty Crave Respect, Office Space

A new study of part-time faculty members' job satisfaction shows ways colleges and universities can offer support, from providing office space to a place at the table when decisions are made.  

May 5, 2015

NC State to Hold Commencement Ceremony May 9

The PNC Center will be awash in red Saturday as NC State awards nearly 5,400 degrees. 

May 4, 2015

Outfitting First Responders

NC State textile researchers are creating next-generation uniforms for EMTs and firefighters.