Apr 29, 2020
An interdisciplinary team led by professor Jean Ristaino will combine small sensors with big data for faster detection of the diseases plaguing tomato fields. From a hand-held plant disease ‘sniffer’ to a cloud-based database that can alert farmers about the cause of the stress and suggest possible mitigation strategies, the project aims to detect diseases early, improving yield.
Jul 31, 2017
A new study tackles a big question: how much of an impact could Trump’s climate policies have?
Oct 12, 2016
Author Paul Ehrlich, professor of population studies and biological sciences at Stanford, will join NC State professor Rob Dunn to talk about the challenges created by explosive worldwide population growth. The free event is slated for Wednesday night at the Hunt Library auditorium.
Aug 11, 2016
Check out the new user-friendly guide to everything you ever wanted to know about the Chancellor's Faculty Excellence Program.
Apr 22, 2015
Attend a free event introducing the university’s newest faculty clusters. Wayne Holden, president of RTI International, will give the keynote address.
Apr 6, 2015
For 128 years, NC State has been tasked with creating economic, societal and intellectual prosperity for all. That's a lofty goal, but our successes continue to come thick and fast. Learn why we're the home of Think and Do.
Oct 15, 2014
Chancellor Randy Woodson has announced a second call for faculty cluster proposals. This new proposal round will identify four to six additional clusters and fund approximately 15 to 20 new faculty lines.
May 7, 2014
A decades-old resource -- the Eastman Chemical Company's Max A. Weaver Dye Library -- could unlock research breakthroughs in sustainable energy, cancer treatment, forensics and more. And it now lives at NC State.
May 1, 2014
In an address at the Hunt Library, Duke Provost Peter Lange praises NC State's new interdisciplinary faculty clusters and urges the university to remain committed to the innovative effort.
Mar 28, 2014
Carolina's student newspaper says NC State has the right idea when it comes to interdisciplinary research. Find out why the Daily Tar Heel endorses faculty clusters.
Mar 26, 2014
Duke University Provost Peter Lange headlines a symposium in the Hunt Library on the rewards and challenges of interdisciplinary collaboration.
Sep 19, 2013
NC State welcomes the first faculty members hired under the Chancellor's Faculty Excellence Program, an initiative to speed research and discoveries across 12 fields of study.
Apr 22, 2013
Changing climates mean new stresses for plant life. With NSF support, NC State researchers in computer engineering, biological engineering and plant biology are studying how plants will respond to those stresses.
Feb 23, 2012
NC State will recruit more than three dozen new faculty through the Chancellor's Faculty Excellence program.
Dec 20, 2011
NC State had a global impact in 2011, from the White House to Tahrir Square. Here's a look at some of the highlights.