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 •  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...

NC State University

 •  May 18

Next week, NC State will welcome movers and shakers from a global, multibillion-dollar industry as part of the grand opening for a new nonwovens facility on campus. But you don’t need a VIP pass for an advance look at the newest addition to Centennial Campus. Faculty and staff are invited to an open house this Friday, May 19, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m....

NC State University

 •  May 18

Students have moved out for the summer and construction equipment has moved in—as always.
A slew of projects has begun around campus and other high-profile projects are in the planning stages. There’s nothing this summer as dramatic as renovating Reynolds Coliseum or deconstructing Harrelson Hall, mind you, but there are a number of projects that...