Emergency Management Wins CSHEMA Award
NC State's PACK Ready Outreach Campaign was recently given an Award of Excellence by the Campus Safety, Health and Environmental Management Association (CSHEMA).
University Police Introduce Explosive Detection K9 Units
NC State University Police will use Reed and Ford, its two new person-borne explosive detection dogs, at football games and other events on campus.
OPD Offers Active Shooter Training
Next Wednesday, NC State's Office of Professional Development will offer a seminar on how to prepare for and mitigate violent threats on campus.
Two-Day Emergency Exercise
A emergency exercise called "Operation Red Rail II" will simulate a train derailment Tuesday on campus. Traffic, classes and university services will not be disrupted, but federal, state and local emergency personnel will be on campus during the event.
Athletics Adds Security Enhancements
Fans attending NC State's final two home football games are advised to arrive early, leave bags at home and plan on additional wait times for stadium entry as athletics announces enhanced security measures.
UNC Campus Security Initiative Releases Final Report and Recommendations
The UNC Campus Security Initiative issued a final report today, offering a comprehensive review and recommendations for improving safety and security across the 17-campus University of North Carolina. In a time of growing concern and increasing regulation of safety issues […]
NC State Boosts Campus Security
NC State is stepping up police patrols on campus in response to two recent assaults on students.
NC State Experts Can Discuss Hurricane, Disaster Issues
With Hurricane Isaac making landfall this week, media looking for information on a variety of hurricane topics can contact the following North Carolina State University experts: Storm Surge and Flood Prediction Marine meteorologist Dr. Lian Xie can discuss research on […]
Digging Up Clues: Research On Buried Blow Flies Will Help Crime Scene Investigators
When investigating a murder, every clue helps. New research from North Carolina State University sheds light on how – and whether – blow flies survive when buried underground during their development. It’s an advance that will help forensic investigators understand […]
NC State to Hold 6th Annual CPR Challenge Nov. 18
What: The North Carolina State University community and the general public are invited to take the CPR challenge and earn first aid or CPR certification from the American Red Cross. Instructors will offer classes in adult CPR, child and infant […]
NC State Expert Offers Insight On E. coli Outbreak
An outbreak of pathogenic E. coli is currently affecting at least 9 individuals in North Carolina. This pathogen can cause nausea, diarrhea (sometimes bloody), vomiting and can result in long-term health consequences. Dr. Ben Chapman, a food safety researcher at […]
NC State Hosts Bullying Symposium
What: North Carolina State University is hosting a symposium, “Stand Up, Speak Out: Finding Opportunities to Protect Our Youth Against Bullying.” The symposium will include sessions on bullying prevention and intervention in schools; cyberbullying and professional ethics; implementing the anti-bullying […]
No Left Turn: ‘Superstreet’ Traffic Design Improves Travel Time, Safety
The so-called “superstreet” traffic design results in significantly faster travel times, and leads to a drastic reduction in automobile collisions and injuries, according to North Carolina State University researchers who have conducted the largest-ever study of superstreets and their impacts.
Predicting Nanoparticle Interactions in Human Bodies
Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a method for predicting the ways nanoparticles will interact with biological systems – including the human body. Their work could have implications for improved human and environmental safety in the handling of […]
Hot Topic: Improving Communications To Fight Wildfires
Wildfires can be deadly, as well as causing millions of dollars worth of damage to homes, businesses and natural resources. Efforts to control wildfires often include a staggering array of federal, state and local government agencies. New research from North […]