Improving Public Engagement With Science Museums
A team of computer science, education and museum researchers is launching a project to better understand how museum visitors interact with educational exhibits. The ultimate goal: helping museums capture public interest.
NC State’s Online Programs Move Up in Rankings
NC State makes big gains in this year’s ranking of the nation’s top online degree programs. Take a look at the reasons behind NC State’s rising reputation.
Gaming to Inspire Future Generations of Health Scientists
Researchers are developing an online adventure game designed to inspire future generations to pursue health-related careers.
NC State Research Explores How Private Schools, Families Make Voucher Decisions
New reports from education researchers provide insight on how school leaders and parents view a publicly funded voucher program to allow lower-income students to attend private schools.
Hands-On Model Helps Students Understand Genetic Engineering
A team of faculty and undergraduate researchers have created an interactive, physical model to teach students about genetics and biological processes at the cellular level.
Moms More Likely Than Dads to Favor Both School Diversity And Neighborhood Schools
In the first empirical study on gender and school assignment, researchers find that mothers are more likely than fathers to favor both school diversity and so-called neighborhood schools.
NSF-funded Afterschool Program Powering Up in Durham
Middle school students in Durham will have time to explore electrical engineering and computer science as part of a 3-year, National Science Foundation project NC State is leading.
3 Researchers Selected As RTI University Scholars
NC State researchers Owen Duckworth, Sylvia Nassar-McMillan and Nagui Rouphail have been selected for the 2016 class of RTI University Scholars.
Researchers Eye Gaming As Tool for Boosting Computer Science Skills, Diversity in Middle Schools
An interdisciplinary team of researchers is launching an initiative that will use a custom-designed video game to boost computational thinking in middle school science classrooms and foster diversity in the sciences.
Study Shows Unexpected Path for Women to Major in Science
Intriguing new research shows a pattern of women who migrated into science majors after being undecided about what to study when entering college.