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Chancellor Randy Woodson talks with Chris Arbonies, center, and Chris Cooper about the Krispy Kreme Challenge. File photo.

Mar 31, 2020

Alum on Front Line of Pandemic: ‘Stay Home’

Chris Arbonies, a New Orleans physician and Park Scholar who helped create the Krispy Kreme Challenge, recently returned to work after recovering from COVID-19 at home. He urges others to follow CDC guidelines for reducing the spread of the novel coronavirus. 

Workers loading supplies into truck.

Mar 26, 2020

NC State Collects Protective Gear for Hospitals

Faculty and staff across campus step up to make Wednesday a day of giving back, donating dozens of boxes of personal protective equipment to area hospitals. 

1890 photo of Holladay Hall.

Mar 19, 2020

A History of NC State in Pandemics

Today's novel coronavirus is creating unprecedented challenges for faculty, staff and students. But there's nothing new about NC State's resilience in the face of public health threats. 

Feb 7, 2020

Answering Questions About Coronavirus

The news is buzzing with facts about coronavirus. How can you prevent coronavirus and what are the symptoms? NC State Student Health Services Director and Medical Director Julie Casani talks us through some steps to avoid coronavirus and shares how campus is preparing. 

Dec 4, 2018

Podcast: Pet Safety for the Holidays

Brenda Stevens from the College of Veterinary Medicine has tips for keeping pets safe and healthy during holiday celebrations. 

red belltower at night

Jun 21, 2017

Triangle Venture Alliance Makes Initial Investment Impact

NC State joins other Triangle universities in venture capital alliance to spur innovation. 

Jun 15, 2017

Fighting Child Malnutrition in Haiti — With Goats

For more than a decade, professor Charlotte Farin and the NC State Haiti Goat Project have joined the country’s struggle against rampant childhood malnutrition. Now they plan to expand, doubling the number of protein-rich meals provided to schools each month. 

Apr 6, 2017

Facing the Challenge of International Reproductive Health

As part of the Global Issues Seminar series, panelists will explore the topic of international reproductive health on Tuesday in a 6 p.m. discussion at Withers Hall. 

Dec 14, 2016

Grad School Staff Takes Third in Wellness

A team of graduate school employees recently placed third in the state’s eight-week Miles for Wellness competition, “Super Hare” division. They were the only NC State team to place in the statewide competition, which involved more than 3,800 state employees who completed the challenge. 

Dec 6, 2016

When Neurons Are ‘Born’ Impacts Olfactory Behavior in Mice

Neurons generated at different life stages in mice can impact aspects of their olfactory sense and behavior. 

A researcher applies an insulin patch to a freckled forearm.

Dec 1, 2016

Outfitting the Future

NC State researchers are developing wearable technologies that are functional, efficient, innovative and practical, and that could have an impact on countless lives. 

view of university gateway sign from ground up.

Nov 29, 2016

Researchers Tweak Enzyme ‘Assembly Line’ to Improve Antibiotics

NC State chemists have discovered a way to make pinpoint changes to an enzyme-driven “assembly line” that will enable scientists to improve or change the properties of existing antibiotics as well as create designer compounds. 

Sep 22, 2016

NC State Among 26 Healthiest Campuses

Greatist.com has named NC State one of its 26 healthiest campuses in the nation, based on an evaluation of students' accessibility to healthy food, fitness facilities and mental health services. 

Sep 22, 2016

Fall in Line for a Flu Shot

When the leaves start to fall, it's time to roll up your sleeve and get a flu shot. Make an appointment today for the six clinics that will be on campus in October and November. 

Sep 15, 2016

Participate in Healthy Campus Week Sept. 19-23

Join NC State Dining and partners University Recreation and Student Health Services for planned and surprise events promoting healthier lifestyles for students, faculty and staff during Healthy Campus Week Sept. 19-23.