NC State and Oracle Pilot Big Data Project to Grow Agriculture
Oracle has selected NC State as a university partner to pilot a new program that uses big data to solve grand challenges in everything from agriculture to textiles to engineering. First on the list? Sweet potatoes.
Eastman Partnership a Win-Win
Officials at Eastman Chemical say the company will renew its master research agreement with NC State, citing the benefits of the strategic partnership.
Giving Families a Voice in North Carolina’s Child Welfare System
Children are among the most vulnerable members of society, and NC State’s Kara Allen-Eckard is helping to lead an effort to better serve at-risk children and their families in North Carolina.
Triangle Smart Cities to Hold First Summit June 6
NC State and the City of Raleigh are hosting the first Triangle Smart Cities Summit June 6 at the Hunt Library on NC State’s Centennial Campus.
Social, Computer Scientists Want to Share Data On Group Behavior
Computer and social scientists have collaborated to develop a large data set on how group behavior and technology influence decision-making – and they want to share that data with other researchers.
Bee the Change: New Apiary on Centennial Campus
Thanks to a public-private partnership, Centennial Campus is now home to 150,000 honeybees in seven beehives. The new apiary will create opportunities for tours and other forms of pollinator-related education.
PowerAmerica Adds STEM Initiative for Scouts
PowerAmerica has established North Carolina’s first STEM Scouts program at the Science House on Centennial Campus in conjunction with the Occoneechee Council, Boy Scouts of America.
Our Shining Future
A new $45 million grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation makes the Plant Sciences Initiative at NC State a reality — and positions North Carolina as a global leader for education, research and innovation in the plant sciences.
NC State to Form NSF-Funded Center for Advanced Electronics Through Machine Learning With UIUC and Georgia Tech
The new center will speed up the design and verification of microelectronic circuits and systems, reducing development costs and time-to-market for manufacturers of microelectronic products, especially integrated circuits.
Media Invited to Forensic Science Workshop on Clandestine Burials
Researchers will be training law enforcement officials and crime scene investigators on how to find hidden bodies and retrieve evidence that can help track down those responsible.