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Graduate student Brandon Huber and the corpse flower.

Sep 22, 2016

What’s All The Stink About?

Master's student Brandon Huber is anxiously awaiting the blooming of his titan arum, or corpse flower, in NC State's greenhouses. News from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences 

Godette at poster

May 9, 2016

Humanities & Social Sciences Features Graduate Student Research

The College of Humanities and Social Science has developed a webpage that features research stories´╗┐ ´╗┐from graduate students who presented posters at the Graduate Student Research Symposium in March. 

mountaintop landscape excavation

May 9, 2016

Research Highlights Opposing Narratives to Mountaintop Removal

Study by Aysha Bodenhamer, an NC State doctoral student in sociology, highlights opposing narratives to the mining practice of mountaintop removal. 

image of storm off SE coast

May 5, 2016

Study Looks at Climate Change Concern in Adolescents

Postdoctoral scholar Kathryn Stevenson, College of Natural Resources, has found that middle schoolers' concern about climate change is linked to their personal beliefs on the subject and those of family and friends. 

Apr 7, 2016

Study: Near-Shore Wind Farms Would Have Big Impact on Coastal Tourism

Former Ph.D. student Sanja Lutzeyer is among the co-authors of a paper showing that most people are unwilling to rent vacation homes that have a view of offshore wind turbines -- and those who are willing expect steep rental discounts unless turbines are more than eight miles offshore. 

woman holding baby

Nov 11, 2015

Psychologist Expands Postpartum Adjustment Work to Community

Ph.D. student Betty-Shannon Prevatt is looking into ways of supporting new moms suffering with postpartum depression. 

bee on flower

Nov 5, 2015

Graduate Alumnus is Co-Lead on Paper About Bees in Urban Areas

A former entomology graduate student is co-lead on a research paper about the health of bees in urban areas. 

Aug 12, 2015

Elastic Drug Delivery Technology Releases Drugs When Stretched

Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have developed a drug delivery technology that consists of an elastic patch that can be applied to the skin and will release drugs whenever the patch is stretched. 

April examines flower

Jul 29, 2015

Protect and Save Native Bees: Student Offers Tips

April Hamblin, master's student in entomology, is exploring how native bees respond to urban heat. She and two NC State colleagues helped develop an exhibit on pollinators at the N.C. Botanical Garden. 

grop holding NC State banner

Jul 24, 2015

Centuries-Old Shipwreck Discovered Off North Carolina Coast

Marine scientists from North Carolina State University, Duke University and the University of Oregon discovered the wreck on July 12 during a research expedition aboard the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) research ship Atlantis.