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Tag: COVID-19

Patrick Smith standing in an empty Carter-Finley Stadium

Jun 23, 2021

‘Far From Normal’

Employees who joined NC State during the COVID-19 pandemic reflect on their unique experiences and share what they most look forward to when the university resumes normal operations. 

NC State gateway at sunset

Jun 23, 2021

Innovation Task Forces Explore Lessons Learned During the Pandemic

Four university task forces have been charged with identifying innovative initiatives that arose from NC State’s response to COVID-19 and that should continue after the pandemic. 

Mary Haskett talking with several students at NC State.

Jun 23, 2021

More Students Struggle With Basic Needs Due to Pandemic

The economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic has hit students hard, resulting in a marked increase in food insecurity and homelessness. The toll on their mental health has been striking. 

Nanodecoys bind with SARS-CoV-2 virus

Jun 17, 2021

‘Nanodecoy’ Therapy Binds and Neutralizes SARS-CoV-2 Virus

Nanodecoys can bind to SARS-CoV-2, helping clear the virus faster. 

bored man yawns

Jun 8, 2021

To Tackle Vaccine Apathy, Keep It Quick and Catchy

What do you tell someone who doesn't care about getting vaccinated? 

a crowd of people stand looking at their smartphones

Jun 3, 2021

You’re More Likely To Fight Misinformation if You Think Others Are Being Duped

The study suggests negative emotions may also play a role in the U.S. 

young woman in mask receives vaccine shot

May 27, 2021

How COVID-19 Will Affect North Carolina in the Months Ahead

New variants and changes in mask use may have a significant impact. 

An NC State student in a mask looks at her laptop.

May 13, 2021

Woodson Reflects on Heroes of Pandemic

Chancellor Randy Woodson credits the Wolfpack community for persevering through the sacrifices and challenges wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic.  

Jeancarlo Ferman, in the foreground, and Gabriel Montague, in the background, wear their red commencement robes and mortar boards, stoles and red face masks outside. 

May 7, 2021

Local Company Donates Innovative, Breathable Face Masks for Commencement

For spring commencement, a local entrepreneur is donating thousands of masks using material created at NC State. 

A vaccine card, an NC State-branded bandage and a syringe containing the Janssen vaccine

May 3, 2021

Behind the Scenes of COVID-19 Vaccine Review

An NC State statistician who is helping review COVID-19 vaccine trials answers questions about the work of the Data and Safety Monitoring Board. 

covid vaccine clinic parking sign

Apr 9, 2021

Vaccine Q&A: Which Vaccine Should I Get? Does It Matter?

You have vaccine questions. We have answers. 

A stack of green money

Apr 1, 2021

Why Did Some State Tax Revenues Increase During the Pandemic?

A combination of progressive income tax rates and COVID-19 restrictions could explain why some states' tax revenues increased last year. 

Mar 31, 2021

DELTA and DASA Collaborate To Deliver Secure Telehealth Options at NC State

A collaboration between DELTA and the Division of Academic and Student Affairs (DASA) addressed the need for secure virtual healthcare options for NC State students during the COVID-19 pandemic.  

Natasha Gaddy receives the first COVID-19 at NC State's on-campus vaccination clinic.

Mar 26, 2021

Big Shot

NC State staffer Natasha Gaddy makes history as the first employee to receive the COVID-19 vaccine at the university’s on-campus clinic. 

A graphic shows the ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses. Graphic by the CDC.

Mar 24, 2021

3 Common Antiviral Drugs Potentially Effective Against COVID-19

Three commonly used antiviral and antimalarial drugs are effective in vitro at preventing replication of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.