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May 19, 2015

Engineering Graduate Student Wins Lemelson-MIT Student Prize

Ph.D. student Alexander Richter wins a prestigious prize for innovative, pest-controlling nanoparticles. 

May 15, 2015

Kenan Creative Collaboratory Funds Projects

Kenan Institutes fund collaborative research projects. 

May 11, 2015

NC State Team Selected for FAA Unmanned Aircraft Center of Excellence

NC State is part of a coalition selected by the FAA as a Center of Excellence for unmanned aircraft research. 

May 5, 2015

NC State Selects 39 Park Scholars for Class of 2019

North Carolina State University’s Park Scholarships program has named 39 students to its Class of 2019. Recipient biographies, listed by N.C. county, state and nation, are available via PDF. “The Class of 2019 has the […] 

Apr 20, 2015

Researchers Produce First Atlas of Airborne Microbes Across United States

Researchers produce first atlas of airborne microbes across the United States. 

Apr 15, 2015

Fish Type, Body Size Can Help Predict Nutrient Recycling Rates

Researchers figure out the primary factors necessary to predict nutrient recycling in various ecosystems. 

Apr 8, 2015

Duke Energy Grant to Fund Renewable Energy, Diversity Efforts at NC State

New grant powers smart grid, diversity efforts. 

Apr 1, 2015

Springing Ahead of Nature: Device Increases Walking Efficiency

Research published in the journal Nature describes the way an unpowered exoskeleton device can put a spring in your step to increase walking efficiency. 

Mar 25, 2015

Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity Disbanded at NC State

The Tau Chapter of the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity has been disbanded after the discovery of a pledge book that contained offensive comments. Chancellor Randy Woodson has ordered a thorough review of the Greek Life system at NC State. 

Mar 20, 2015

Shrinking Habitats Have Adverse Effects on World Ecosystems

A surprising and sobering study shows the degrading effects of habitat fragmentation.