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.
NC State Backs Effort to Advance Equity in Research
NC State is part of a growing national initiative committed to advancing research on women and girls of color.
Community Partnership Links Education, Jobs
NC State collaborates with communities in the western foothills of North Carolina to improve educational programs and spark economic growth through innovation.
Solar Tree Sprouts at Hunt Library
Charge your laptop, phone or other electronics on the 16-foot solar tree at the Hunt Library on Centennial Campus. The newly installed solar technology is a gift from the Park Scholars Class of 2015.
NSF-Funded Network to Boost Nanotech Innovation
A five-year, $5.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation supports a collaborative effort by three Triangle universities to help businesses and educators speed the development of new nanotechnology-based products and opportunities.
The Ecology of the Future and the Future of Ecology
Biologists are trying to understand the impact of global climate change while also working with college students from underrepresented groups to help shape the future of ecology research.
Experts Convene to Discuss How to Protect Bees, Other Pollinators
This autumn, researchers, educators, and industry experts from around the country will descend on a small town in rural North Carolina to discuss a question with repercussions for both the economy and the environment: what can be done to protect bees and other pollinators?
The Conservation Fund Selected to Lead Hofmann Forest Negotiations
The Board of Trustees for the Endowment Fund of NC State University has selected The Conservation Fund, supported by the law firm of Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan, to manage land-use negotiations for Hofmann Forest. The Conservation Fund-led partnership was selected […]
The Internet of Energy
A resurgent America needs a smarter power grid. At the FREEDM Systems Center, NC State researchers are leading the charge to create it — alongside their partners in industry, government and academia.