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Belltower at night.

May 5, 2015

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. 

The Memorial Belltower, as viewed from a bus stop on Hillsborough Street.

Apr 29, 2015

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. 

Apr 29, 2015

Enron Becomes Unlikely Data Source for Computer Science Researchers

Computer science researchers have turned to unlikely sources – including Enron – for assembling huge collections of spreadsheets that can be used to study how people use this software. The goal is for the data to facilitate research to make spreadsheets more useful. 

Apr 20, 2015

What Science Looks Like at NC State

At NC State, science is more than labs, computers and experiments. Science is a story. Science is a calling. Science is diverse. These are the stories of the dual identities of our scientists – the researcher and the everyday man or woman. 

Apr 15, 2015

Researchers Can Trace Dust Samples Using Fungal DNA

Researchers have developed a statistical model that allows them to tell where a dust sample came from within the continental United States based on the DNA of fungi found in the sample. The work offers law enforcement a new forensic biology tool. 

Apr 15, 2015

How a Team of Engineers Is Trying to Save Dairy Farmers Time (and Money)

Five electrical engineers have taken on an unlikely project – finding a way to make the U.S. dairy industry more profitable. 

Apr 14, 2015

From Studio to Stage

Art2Wear is celebrating its 13th year as a student-organized runway show that presents fashion, costume and wearable sculpture created by the students of the College of Design and College of Textiles. Hear from the designers as they prepare for the event. 

Apr 6, 2015

This Is What Science Looks Like at NC State: Danisha Garner

How touring a food processing facility got one young woman interested in food safety -- and led to graduate school at NC State. 

Apr 2, 2015

A Safer Way to Deal With Raw Sewage in the Developing World

In 2011, an engineering student came up with an idea to save lives by help people in the developing world deal with raw sewage. Four years and several countries later, the technology is beginning to come into focus. 

Mar 31, 2015

This Is What Science Looks Like at NC State: Angel Cruz

NC State researcher Angel Cruz explains why she is working on cost-effective ways to improve soil quality and conservation for small farmers to improve food production in Central America. 

Oct 31, 2014

Successfully Studying Failure at the Constructed Facilities Lab

At the Constructed Facilities Lab, success is failure. By creating material failures in key pieces of infrastructures, researchers prevent them from occurring in real life. 

Oct 20, 2014

Red-Collar Research

Thanks to the real-world ingenuity of NC State textile and engineering students, there’s a passel of elephants in South Africa who’ll find it impossible to forget which villages they’re supposed to avoid. 

May 9, 2014

Career-Ready

The 2014 graduates left NC State with more than 5,200 degrees -- and career-ready skills that put them on the road to prosperity.