D’Lyn Ford

Sep 29, 2015  |  The Abstract

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  |  Research and Innovation

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  |  Research and Innovation

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  |  Campus Life

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.

May 1, 2015  |  Research and Innovation

Citizen Science Helps Predict Risk of Emerging Infectious Disease

More than 1,600 trained volunteers, from high school students to firefighters, contributed a sudden oak death tracking project that accurately predicted the disease's spread, showing the promise for crowdsourced science.