Research Seeks Answers to Black Lung Resurgence in Central Appalachia
Black lung is making a resurgence among miners in central Appalachia. And one NC State researcher wants to know why.
Study: Mental Health Courts Significantly Reduce Repeat Offenses, Jail Time
NC State research finds that mental health courts are effective at reducing repeat offending, and limiting related jail time, for people with mental health problems – especially those who also have substance use problems.
Trap-jaw Ants Exhibit Previously Unseen Jumping Behavior
A species of trap-jaw ant has been found to exhibit a previously unseen jumping behavior, using its legs rather than its powerful jaws. The discovery makes this species, Odontomachus rixosus, the only species of ant that can jump with either its legs or its mandibles.
Are People Inherently Good or Bad at Learning New Tech? Your Opinion Matters
If you think people are inherently good or bad at learning how to use new technology, odds are good that it’s harder for you to learn how to use new technology.
Experiencing Major Stress Makes Some Older Adults Better Able to Handle Daily Stress
A new study finds that dealing with a major stressful event appears to make some older adults better able to cope with the ups and downs of day-to-day stress.
Computer science graduate Xavier Primus was accepted into MIT, Georgetown and Duke — and then went to NC State instead. Learn why we’re increasingly the first choice of elite students.
Psychologist Expands Postpartum Adjustment Work to Community
Psychologist Betty-Shannon Prevatt is working with the community to help understand what resources can help new moms adjust to the arrival of a baby.
Grad Student, Boren Fellow Seeks Answers to Youth Unemployment in Morocco
Throughout the Middle East and North Africa, youth unemployment rates are some of the highest in the world. In Morocco, NC State graduate student Mary Sloan wants to know why.
A New Campus Hub: Talley Student Union
The Sept. 9 dedication of Talley Student Union completes a years-long renovation and rebuilding effort. That project united many student organizations in a beautiful space that encourages the people inside to exchange ideas and create our unique campus culture.
Art, Engineering and Infinity: How Four College Students Ended Up Displaying Their Work With Escher and da Vinci
The concept of infinity and the desire to illustrate the creative process have given a team of NC State students the opportunity to showcase an electronic display they developed alongside the works of M.C. Escher and Leonardo da Vinci.
Good News for Combating the Spread of Norovirus
A new finding from NC State researchers shows that an age-old commodity may be a new tool in combating norovirus.
Engineering Graduate Student Wins Lemelson-MIT Student Prize
Ph.D. student Alexander Richter wins a prestigious prize for innovative, pest-controlling nanoparticles.
This Is What Science Looks Like at NC State: April Hamblin
Entomology student April Hamblin explains how her love of books evolved into a desire to study and understand the natural world.
9 Named NSF Graduate Research Fellows
The NSF’s highly competitive Graduate Research Fellowship goes to nine NC State current or former undergraduates. Meet the elite group of young researchers.
CED Prof, 6 Students Nab Fulbrights
Education professor Patricia L. Marshall will spend next academic year in Ecuador, while a record six NC State students and alumni will study abroad thanks to Fulbright scholar grants.