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.
A Legacy of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
WebAssign, the company launched by late NC State physicist John Risley, has become a formidable innovator in customizable online instruction.
NC State to Lead Southeast Manufacturing Innovation Hub
NC State University will lead the Southeast hub for a new Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute that aims to spur technological innovation to improve the efficiency of advanced manufacturing in the United States.
NC State Engineers to Help Further Civilian Nuclear Energy in Vietnam
NC State University to help train Vietnamese engineers on civilian nuclear energy.
Shorebirds Ignore Aircraft, But Pay Attention to People, Off-road Vehicles
American oystercatchers studied on North Carolina's Cape Lookout National Seashore were disturbed more by pedestrians and off-road vehicles passing their nests than by the U.S. military aircraft flying overhead.
Sci and Spy: Studying Collaboration Between the Research and Intelligence Communities
When NC State and the NSA created the joint Laboratory for Analytical Sciences, they soon discovered that a funny thing happens when academic researchers collaborate with the intelligence community: they feel like they’re being spied on.