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Nov 30, 2017

Student Spotlight: ‘Plant Research Immediately Impacts People’

After a summer undergraduate research experience with a leading NC State plant scientist, Catherine Doyle was hooked. The Ph.D. student traveled to Tanzania to see the problems posed by cassava mosaic disease. 

Nov 27, 2017

The Economics of Cutting-Edge Ag Technology

The academic journey of Ph.D. student Mike Jones spans Peruvian potato fields and the irrigated deserts of Syria to NC State’s campus, where he investigates the impacts and public perception of cutting-edge agricultural technology. 

Oct 11, 2017

Entrepreneurial Dream Leads Graduate Student to Textiles Online Program

Graduate student Nicole Edwards hopes earning a Master of Textiles degree online will help her achieve her career aspirations of starting her own North Carolina-based clothing line. 

Oct 11, 2017

Research Images Return in New Exhibits this Fall

Winning images from the Research Image Contest are returning to the spotlight this fall in two exhibits: a physical one at the NC State Crafts Center and a digital version on the Hunt Library Commons Wall that will run Nov. 2-15, 

Oct 3, 2017

Military Lessons: Sustainment and Sustainability

Brig. Gen. Allen Boyette, a double graduate in engineering who serves as NC State's interim senior director for energy systems for facilities and maintenance, is active member of the North Carolina National Guard. 

Kelly Bogan by Microsoft sign

Aug 18, 2017

From Fashion to Function

College of Textiles alumna Kelly Bogan describes her younger self as a maker. Today, she researches and prototypes textile material on the leading edge as a textile design engineer in the applied sciences group at software giant Microsoft. 

Aug 3, 2017

From Planetary to Microscopic: Winners of the 2017 NC State Research Image Contest

From a map of Mars to the microscopic surface of a leaf that only looks like an alien landscape, see the NC State Research Image Contest winners. 

Jul 11, 2017

Studying a Disease in Order to Prevent Starvation

Research into a disease that affects cassava crops aims to prevent starvation for millions in Africa. 

Jun 29, 2017

Hot Cities Spell Bad News for Bees

Graduate alumna April Hamblin is co-author of a new study finds that common wild bee species decline as urban temperatures increase. 

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Jun 12, 2017

Science Behind Bars

A research team of forensic psychologists -- including a graduate student and graduate alumna -- are investigating the incidence of mental illness in the Wake County Jail population.