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 •  November 2

Written by Cameron Walker Kathleen Kelly ‘14 was in her first semester of graduate school at the College of Textiles when she designed the winning entry in NC State’s Pack Plaid contest. Her design, a sophisticated pattern in black, dark gray, red and white, is now listed as the “North Carolina State University — Pack Plaid” in the Scottish...

NC State University

 •  October 17

Researchers from North Carolina State University, Lund University in Sweden and the University of Hyogo in Japan have retrieved original pigment, beta-keratin and muscle proteins from a 54 million-year-old sea turtle hatchling. The work adds to the growing body of evidence supporting persistence of original molecules over millions of years and also...

NC State University

 •  September 6

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Dee Shore, a writer in NC State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. When is a gift of 60,000+ insects a good thing? When it becomes part of NC State’s Insect Museum, a collection of more than 1.5 million specimens that serves as a research and teaching resource for both scientists and students. Bob...

NC State University

 •  August 16

Editor’s note: Ever wonder what it would take to walk from one end of campus to the other? Read about the sights and sounds of NC State, with a little high-tech and modern research thrown in. On the dusty dirt portion of Mid Pines Road, somewhere near NC State’s Lake Wheeler Road Field Laboratory and the Agroecology Education Farm, the turkey...

NC State University

 •  August 9

The North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative isn’t all roots and stems.
It’s genetics. It’s robotics. It’s big data.
And with this week’s announcement of a newly hired launch director, it’s about to get rolling — in a big way.
We can make a mark on agriculture for generations to come.
Entomologist, agricultural biotechnology business professional...

NC State University

 •  August 9

With five new university consortium partners and a renewed five-year funding award, NC State University will continue to host the Department of the Interior’s Southeast Climate Science Center, broadening its access to expertise and renewing its commitment to the science needs of the region. “Our goal is to continue to provide natural resource...

NC State University

 •  August 2

By: Linnea Nelson All companies look to universities for the training and expertise of their future workforce. Yet, many companies, like Premex, a Colombia-headquartered company that specializes in solutions to help their customers to produce “more protein, of a better quality at a lower cost,” and animal nutrition through feed additives, have...

NC State University

 •  June 20

Lush, green lawns are staples of gardens. Perhaps it’s time to get rid of them. Mark Weathington, director of the JC Raulston Arboretum, introduced the idea during a talk last week about gardening in the South. People who spend more time maintaining their lawns than using them should reconfigure their gardens, he said, by expanding plant beds, for...

NC State University

 •  June 14

Golf courses aren’t just for birdies — the Lonnie Poole Golf Course on NC State’s Centennial Campus is now a habitat for increasingly rare monarch butterflies.In partnership with Triangle-based chemical company BASF, NC State crop and soil sciences professor emeritus Harold Coble and a corps of volunteers planted some 750 milkweed plants and...

NC State University

 •  May 24

NC State’s Registration Platform for Non-Credit Activity and Required Training: REPORTER, is a cross-university solution for tracking, managing and reporting non-degree credit activities. It measures external outreach, internal training and non-credit activities, to assess their impact across the university and beyond.
REPORTER is an evolving...