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Abby Lampe holding a wheel of cheese over her head.

Jun 6, 2022

Alumna Is England’s Reigning Cheese-Rolling Champion

Abby Lampe, a fourth-generation Wolfpack alum, tumbles her way to fame in the 2022 Cooper’s Hill Cheese-Rolling and Wake near Gloucester, England. 

Parking space features sign specifying it is for charging electric vehicles only

Jun 6, 2022

New Model Finds Best Sites for Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

The model also determines how powerful the station can be without placing an undue burden on the local power grid. 

rows of vials containing covid-19 vaccine

Apr 1, 2022

Researchers Roll Out Data on COVID Vaccine Distribution and Waste

The researchers hope others can use the data to improve vaccination efforts in the future. 

illustration of a SARS-CoV-2 particle

Dec 1, 2021

What Is the Omicron Variant of COVID-19? And What Do We Know About It?

There's still a lot we don't know. But here's what we do know. 

several 3d printers are lined up on a workbench; one of them is printing an object

Sep 22, 2021

Model Advances Understanding of Incorporating 3D Printing Into Supply Chains

Spare parts are a headache for supply chains. 3D printing may help. But...it's complicated. 

young woman in mask receives vaccine shot

May 27, 2021

How COVID-19 Will Affect North Carolina in the Months Ahead

New variants and changes in mask use may have a significant impact. 

Twin sisters Iman, left, and Salam pose together at a Wolf Ears sculpture on campus and make wolf hands gestures. 

May 11, 2021

Twin Sisters Nurture Friendship, Individuality

Twin sisters Salam and Iman Ibrahim forged their own paths at NC State, discovering new passions while strengthening their bond.  

Child's feet, with one foot bandaged.

Mar 15, 2021

To Eradicate Guinea Worm Disease in Humans, Scientists Focus on Dogs

Public health efforts almost eradicated Guinea worm disease in humans. Then the disease went to the dogs. 

hand in latex glove holding a vial of COVID-19 vaccine

Dec 18, 2020

Vaccine Q&A: the Logistics of Getting Vaccines to Everyone Who Needs Them

How do we get vaccines to all the places they need to go? 

sign reading "together we can help stop the spread of covid-19"

Dec 17, 2020

Vaccine Q&A: Herd Immunity and Prioritizing Access to Vaccines

We also talk about why some people are unable to receive a vaccine. 

An illustration by the CDC shows ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses.

Nov 10, 2020

NC State Researchers Take On COVID-19

While COVID-19, the disease caused by SARS-CoV-2, has brought much of the world to a standstill, it hasn’t stopped research at NC State. Faculty and the staff at the university have pivoted from their customary research to study COVID-19, using their expertise in battling the pandemic. Their research has covered a large scope, from how the… 

person holds head in hands

Nov 9, 2020

New Software Focuses On Better Targeting Mental Health Resources

The tool would help make the most of limited mental health resources. 

child using breathing device

Oct 12, 2020

Proactive Steps Linked To Reduced Medical Costs, Hospital Visits for Children With Asthma

Widely available interventions are associated with lower medical costs, fewer ER visits. 

hands typing next to a stethoscope

Aug 6, 2020

Study Finds Dedicated Clinics Can Reduce Impact of a Flu Pandemic

Opening dedicated flu clinics can limit the number of people infected and help to “flatten the curve.” 

woman receives vaccine shot

Jul 29, 2020

Why We Should Already Be Planning for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

What is the best way to distribute vaccines fairly and efficiently?