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Nov 19, 2015

Study Provides More Evidence Irish Potato Famine-Causing Pathogen Originated in South America

NC State spud sleuth Jean Ristaino finds more evidence that the pathogen responsible for Ireland's potato famine in the 1840s originated in South America. 

Nov 17, 2015

NC State Completes Healthier Initiative Early

NC State completes healthier campus initiative goals two years ahead of schedule. 

Nov 4, 2015

Shelton Forum to Focus on Cross-Generational Leadership

The Shelton Forum this year centers on cross-generational leadership. Former FBI Director Louis Freeh will provide a keynote address. 

Oct 27, 2015

Chancellor and Susan Woodson Donate $1.15 Million to Launch Employee Dependent’s Scholarship Program

A new scholarship will provide support for employee dependents who attend NC State, thanks to the generosity of Chancellor and Susan Woodson. 

Oct 22, 2015

Study Finds Key Molecular Mechanism Regulating Plant Translational Activity

Researchers elucidate plant cellular mechanisms associated with ethylene, an important hormone. 

Oct 13, 2015

Researchers Use ‘Avatar’ Experiments to Get Leg Up on Locomotion

Simple mechanical descriptions of the way people and animals walk, run, jump and hop liken whole leg behavior to a spring or pogo stick. But until now, no one has mapped the body’s complex physiology […] 

Sep 28, 2015

Goodnight Scholars Program Reaches for Stars

Based on both merit and income, NC State's unique Goodnight Scholars Program provides important opportunities for students - and for the community the scholars serve. 

Sep 28, 2015

NC State Joins Coalition to Improve College Application Process

NC State joins more than 80 colleges and universities to provide more robust college planning and application tools to high school students. 

Sep 28, 2015

$5 Million NSF PIRE Grant Will Fund Research on African Crop Disease

NC State receives $5 million NSF grant to combat cassava mosaic disease in Africa. 

Sep 21, 2015

Best of Both Worlds: FREEDM-Pair Switches for Power Devices

Pairing switches in power devices can improve performance while keeping costs relatively low.