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