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Brig. Gen. Bob Ritchie, UNC System President Peter Hans, NC State University Chancellor Randy Woodson, Vice Chancellor Mladen Vouk and Capt. Dave Giralt attend a signing event to formalize an educational partnership agreement. 

Jan 27, 2021

NC State Leads New UNC System Partnership With Military

A new partnership between the XVIII Airborne Corps and the UNC System will offer new opportunities to encourage and enhance education, research and innovation in STEM and other disciplines.  

rain running off of a roof

Jan 12, 2021

An Extreme, Unusual 2020: The Weather Year in Review

The unprecedented aspects of 2020 included our climate in North Carolina. 

Caryll Orejola celebrates graduation from the College of Education on main campus.

Jan 8, 2021

Behind the Scenes of NC State’s First Virtual Commencement Ceremony

Faculty and staff from across the university came together in 2020 to produce NC State's first virtual commencement ceremony. 

Jan 6, 2021

The COVID-19 Vaccine Supply Chain: Potential Problems and Bottlenecks

How the vaccine rollout is highlighting the fragility of the medical supply chain. 

two women standing next to car packed with food donations

Dec 9, 2020

Standout Staff

NC State employees continue to go the extra mile during the COVID-19 pandemic, making a big difference for others along the way. 

Gray wolf

Nov 5, 2020

Should Gray Wolves Be Removed From the Endangered Species List?

NC State experts weigh in on federal protection of gray wolves after the federal government announced removal of the species from the endangered list. 

A satellite image of the North Atlantic with 5 active hurricanes on September 14.

Oct 29, 2020

Breaking Down the 2020 Hurricane Season (So Far)

Find out what's behind the surge in storminess during the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season. 

A wildfire burns near a lake in California.

Oct 16, 2020

After the Blaze: How Wildfires Can Impact Drinking Water

As wildfires grow hotter and more destructive, affected cities could face drinking water shortages. 

man holding microphone speaks to crowd

Oct 16, 2020

Brewing Up Ancient Beer

Exploring Mesopotamia's beverage of choice: beer. 

Military

Oct 13, 2020

Study Finds That Unit Cohesion May Mitigate Mental Health Issues From Combat Exposure

Social bonds and support during deployment may help post-deployment mental health. 

Man and woman talking in a corn field

Oct 7, 2020

Measuring Greenhouse Gases Starts in Soil

Scientists are tackling the climate challenge posed by nitrous oxide releases from farms. 

An image of a wildfire burning trees.

Sep 9, 2020

Wildfires: Expert Answers to Your Burning Questions

Wildfire season is here. An NC State researcher answers questions about the environmental impact of wildfires as well as prevention. 

Aunt Jemima package

Sep 8, 2020

The Responsibility to Rebrand: Aunt Jemima’s Case Study

Discussing race and corporate social responsibility in the context of brands, business and marketing. 

Deja Perkins and Lauren Pharr pictured while birding

Jun 15, 2020

The Importance of Black Birders Week and Its Lasting Impact

Two NC State students who participated in Black Birders Week weigh in on why it's important. 

Bat hanging on tree

Apr 22, 2020

How Habitat Destruction Enables the Spread of Diseases Like COVID-19

Our current crisis highlights the importance of wildlife habitats.