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Jan 7, 2016

Giving With Ease to EFNEP’s Mission

Lorelei Jones, coordinator of the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program since 2004, strongly believes in investing in NC State.  

Jan 5, 2016

State Leaders Promote Proposed Bond

North Carolina voters will vote on a $2 billion bond package during the state's March 15 primary. The proposed bond includes $160 million for two buildings on NC State's Centennial Campus, the Engineering Oval and the Plant Science Initiative.  

Dec 7, 2015

Gut Bacteria Important Factor in Cockroach Gathering

North Carolina State University research shows that bacteria in the gut of German cockroaches play a major role in how the cockroaches gather together, or aggregate. The findings could lead to more efficient roach baits […] 

Dec 7, 2015

Taking the Road Less Traveled

NC State ecologist Nick Haddad argues that we should find ways to mitigate the destructive effects of road building on animals and plants in an essay in the journal Science. 

Nov 16, 2015

2015-16 Faculty Scholars Named

Chancellor Randy Woodson announces this year’s University Faculty Scholars, high-performing faculty members recognized for their significant achievements in scholarship, teaching and service. 

Oct 27, 2015

Homecoming Is Family Reunion

Five generations of original North Carolina School for Agriculture and Mechanic Arts valedictorian C.B. Williams have attended NC State, including three of his great-great-grandchildren. Two of them, Megan and Katie Owens, are current NC State students. 

Oct 22, 2015

Study Finds Key Molecular Mechanism Regulating Plant Translational Activity

Researchers elucidate plant cellular mechanisms associated with ethylene, an important hormone. 

Oct 22, 2015

NC State Big Part of Bond Package

North Carolina voters will decide on the $2 billion Connect NC Bonds Act next March during the state's primary election. Two of the biggest projects are on NC State's Centennial Campus, the Engineering Oval and the Plant Sciences Research Complex. 

Oct 15, 2015

USDA Grants $6.7M to Curb Fruit Pest

NC State entomologist Hannah Burrack will lead a four-year effort to manage the spotted wing drosophila, a tiny fruit fly that causes hundreds of millions of dollars in annual agricultural losses.  

Oct 15, 2015

White House Lauds Juntos Program

An NC State program to empower Hispanic youth was named a “Bright Spot in Hispanic Education” by the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics. Since 2007, the North Carolina Cooperative Extension program called "Juntos" has helped close the achievement gap for Hispanic Youth in North Carolina and has been expanded into other states.