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Author: Deborah Strange

Postdoctoral researcher Lisa Van den Broeck looks into a microscope while STEPS Center director Jacob Jones watches on by her side..

Jun 6, 2022

STEPS Center Tackles Full Scope of Phosphorus Sustainability

Headquartered at NC State, the Science and Technologies for Phosphorus Sustainability Center is discovering and developing ways to recycle phosphorus, make our food system more efficient, and protect the environment from waste. 

Cathrine Hoyo stands in her lab in front of a shelf filled with lab equipment.

Jun 6, 2022

Researchers Examine How Environmental Contaminants Affect Diverse Populations

Cathrine Hoyo is leading a wide-ranging study to learn how environmental contaminants affect liver health in diverse populations.  

The Raleigh skyline is seen beyond NC State's Centennial Campus in an aerial photograph.

May 18, 2022

NC State Ranked One of Nation’s Elite Technology Transfer Universities

NC State ranks second among all U.S. public universities in research technology transfer and commercialization according to a comprehensive analysis. 

AnnE Ford sits on the steps of Memorial Belltower, wearing her red graduation gown and holding her mortar board.

May 17, 2022

AnnE Ford’s Final Student Chronicle: Graduation

After chronicling the NC State student experience for two years, AnnE Ford graduated in spring. 

A computer screen shows different take-out containers with food inside.

May 9, 2022

Design Students Develop Compostable Take-Out Container Prototypes in Project Sponsored by Eastman

To combat packaging waste, NC State’s College of Design worked alongside Eastman to create food packaging with a new compostable material. 

Anna Jump, wearing her red graduation cap and gown, stands with her husband outside of Talley Student Union.

May 2, 2022

‘Dare to Dream,’ Student Speaker Tells Fellow Graduates

As the 2022 student commencement speaker, Anna Jump will encourage others to strive toward their goals and reach their dreams. 

A graphic shows scales, non-specific heads and dollar signs in green, red and purple.

Apr 22, 2022

Research Through an Equitable Lens

Recognizing the importance of a fair and just society, researchers at NC State prioritize equity in their diverse fields. 

Apr 19, 2022

Find Your Home in a Living and Learning Village

In 15 Living and Learning Villages, students harness their enthusiasm for special topics. 

Apr 12, 2022

Laura Clarke Wins UNC Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching

The NC State physics professor has received the university system’s most prestigious teaching award for her extraordinary teaching contributions. 

McKinlay and LaTeisha Jeannis stand for a portrait overlooking the Court of North Carolina wearing their wedding attire.

Feb 14, 2022

With Love, From the Wolfpack

NC State alumni share how their love stories were shaped by the Wolfpack. 

Green and purple microscopic imaging shows particles coated in DendriPeps separate while shear increases.

Jan 11, 2022

NC State Researcher Develops Soft Material to Preserve Biological Medicines

NC State researchers developed a soft material that can help biological medicines treat infections without the risk of antimicrobial resistance. 

A photo features three statues at the Global Courtyard on a sunny day.

Dec 13, 2021

Graduating With a Global Perspective

For many NC State students, graduation symbolizes their commitment to taking risks, understanding different cultures and expanding their horizons. 

A red banner marks the Global Courtyard on campus.

Nov 9, 2021

The Pack Empowers a Global Perspective

On Nov. 8, NC State dedicated the Global Courtyard, a gathering space for international-focused events and students. The courtyard is emblematic of the university’s commitment to global engagement — and an international community. 

A person holds two small blocks of silver metal foam.

Nov 3, 2021

Composite Metal Foam on Its Way to Influencing Market

Afsaneh Rabiei's composite metal foam can be used in numerous industries, and it has the potential to save lives. 

A group of middle school students sit on a log and look out onto a lake.

Aug 10, 2021

Researchers Incorporate Marginalized Voices in Climate Change Solutions

As experts at NC State study aspects of climate change, they strive to center marginalized voices to ensure groups facing the highest risk aren’t overlooked.