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Jan 21, 2016

Alum Pitches People Mover

Marshall Brain envisions a creative solution for moving students, faculty and staff around NC State’s expansive campus. 

Jan 21, 2016

Grad Students: A Class of Their Own

Thanks to training and support programs, graduate students earn high marks for the quality of their teaching at NC State. 

Dec 17, 2015

A Researcher’s Journey

Heba Al-Mohsin wanted one thing as she pursued her doctorate: the opportunity to do her own research in the laboratory. Follow her remarkable journey from Saudi Arabia to the University of Washington to NC State, which will conclude at Friday's commencement exercises. 

Dec 11, 2015

Student Project Evolves Into New Tool for the Biotech Industry

When Scott Vu started working on a computer science research project as a teenager, he didn’t realize he would end up launching a company designed to help the biotechnology industry operate more efficiently. 

Dec 1, 2015

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. 

Nov 16, 2015

New Tech Helps Handlers Monitor Health, Well-Being of Guide Dogs

An interdisciplinary team of scientists and engineers has developed a device that allows people who are blind to monitor their guide dogs, in order to keep tabs on the health and well-being of their canine companions. 

Nov 13, 2015

Student Research Offers the Inside Scoop on Dog Poop

Nobody knows the dog poop debate like Clodagh Lyons-Bastian. 

Nov 12, 2015

Focus on Grad Student Mentoring

Lucy Johnston, an international expert on graduate student mentoring, will be on campus next week to meet with faculty and students on the topic of mentoring. 

Oct 22, 2015

3-Minute Thesis Finalists Compete

The inaugural 3-Minute Thesis competition at NC State is down to 10 finalists, who will compete for cash prizes on Wednesday in the Grand Ballroom at Talley Student Union. 

Sep 16, 2015

Go Eat a Bug

Grad student instructor Steve Grodsky challenges students to communicate science--by eating bugs.