public safety

Aug 16, 2017  |  Awards and Honors

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).

Aug 18, 2016  |  Campus Life

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.

May 5, 2016  |  Events

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.

Nov 19, 2015  |  Campus Life

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.

Nov 19, 2015  |  Athletics

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.

Jul 31, 2014

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 […]

May 2, 2013

NC State Boosts Campus Security

NC State is stepping up police patrols on campus in response to two recent assaults on students.

Aug 28, 2012

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 […]

Nov 1, 2011

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 […]

Oct 31, 2011

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 […]

Oct 27, 2011

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 […]

Feb 16, 2011

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 […]

Jan 10, 2011

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.

Aug 16, 2010

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 […]

Jul 26, 2010

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 […]