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.
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.
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.
Student Research Offers the Inside Scoop on Dog Poop
Nobody knows the dog poop debate like Clodagh Lyons-Bastian.
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.
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.
Go Eat a Bug
Grad student instructor Steve Grodsky challenges students to communicate science--by eating bugs.
Buddy System for Dissertation Writers
There’s nothing easy about writing your dissertation. Thanks to a new program in the Graduate School, you can join a supportive community during the process.
Harries Joins Graduate School
The Graduate School welcomes a new senior associate dean for academic affairs. Meet Peter J. Harries.
Grad School Celebrates Student Success
More than 100 graduate students are honored for excelling in the Graduate School’s numerous professional development and leadership programs.