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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. 

Oct 13, 2015

Fried Food Is Foundation of Fair

The North Carolina State Fair begins on Friday and runs through Sunday, Oct. 25. Check out some of the new food options and the opportunity to have daily lunch at the fairgrounds. 

Oct 1, 2015

Pack Football Hosts Ag(ua) Day

NC State's football team opens ACC play against Louisville on Saturday as CALS sponsors Ag Day for the third consecutive year. Will Hurricane Joaquin dampen the festivities? 

Sep 28, 2015

$5 Million NSF PIRE Grant Will Fund Research on African Crop Disease

NC State receives $5 million NSF grant to combat cassava mosaic disease in Africa. 

Aug 18, 2015

New Faculty Chair Walks the Walk

With faculty appointments in two colleges and responsibilities for teaching, advising and study abroad, Jeannette Moore is always on the move. Don’t expect her to slow down as the new chair of the faculty.