Former Ambassador to Give NC State Fall Commencement Speech
Graduates will hear inspiring words from Karl Eikenberry, former U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan, and meet World Food Prize winner Pedro A. Sanchez during the Dec. 18 ceremony.
5 Questions on Common Core With Lance Fusarelli
An in-depth study of how implementing the Common Core standards affected North Carolina teachers sheds light on the challenges of putting new educational standards in place.
Teaching Math Aloud – and Visually
Education faculty are leading the way in National Science Foundation-funded research on innovative ways to teach math.
Big Brother Meets Crowdsourcing
An NC State researcher speaks at the National Institutes of Health this week, showing how communities can use public webcams and crowdsourcing to track transportation and physical activity.
5 Questions on School Choice With Anna Egalite
Education faculty member Anna Egalite previews her school voucher presentation in Washington, D.C.
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.
Dialect Influences Appalachian Students’ Experiences in College
Students who speak a stigmatized dialect may be at a disadvantage in the classroom.
Study: Better Signs Could Help Reduce Friction Between Motorists, Bicyclists
Researchers find "Bicycles May Use Full Lane" sign more effective than "Share the Road."
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.
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.