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Dec 11, 2015  |  The Abstract

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  |  Research and Innovation

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  |  Research and Innovation

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  |  Events

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  |  Events

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  |  Academics

Go Eat a Bug

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

Aug 27, 2015  |  Campus Life

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.

Jun 22, 2015  |  Faculty and Staff

Harries Joins Graduate School

The Graduate School welcomes a new senior associate dean for academic affairs. Meet Peter J. Harries.

May 20, 2015  |  Campus Life

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.