Stories From May 2017

May 22, 2017  |  Biological Sciences

60 Seconds With Neuroscientist John Meitzen

Meet NC State neuroscientist John Meitzen, who researches how the human brain works and helps the public understand it.

May 15, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Create ‘Hyperpredictive’ Computer Models for Drug Discovery

Chemist Denis Fourches uses molecular dynamics and machine learning to create hyperpredictive drug discovery models.

May 11, 2017  |  Honors and Awards

Chemistry Student Wins Fulbright Program Award

Vishwas Rao, an undergraduate in the Department of Chemistry, is one of seven NC State students and alumni to receive a Fulbright award.

May 11, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Tracking the Protein Patrollers

A nanoprobe developed by NC State biophysicists could allow researchers to trace the movements of different proteins along DNA – without the drawbacks of current methods.

May 11, 2017  |  Chemistry

Katie Almasy Becomes 5th Recipient of the Distinguished Goodnight Award

Graduating senior Almasy was recognized for her outstanding scholastic achievement, dedication to STEM education and commitment to leadership.

May 10, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Silicon Valley Favors NC State Alumni

When the top technology firms in Silicon Valley go looking for high-skill workers, they often turn to recent NC State graduates, a new study has shown.

May 9, 2017  |  Honors and Awards

Sciences Faculty Honored at Celebration of Faculty Excellence

Several College of Sciences faculty were recognized for their dedication to teaching, learning, research and service during the 2017 Celebration of Faculty Excellence.

May 9, 2017

Mackay, Ade Honored With Goodnight Innovation Distinguished Chair, Professorship

The College of Sciences recently awarded a distinguished chair and a distinguished professorship to two of its outstanding scientists.

May 9, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Research Yields New Details About Trap-Jaw Ants — and They Look Amazing

Adrian Smith of the Department of Biological Sciences describes his fascinating new research on developmental stages of trap-jaw ants.

May 9, 2017  |  Honors and Awards

Schroeter Wins Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellowship

Elena Schroeter, a postdoctoral researcher in paleontology, was recently awarded a prestigious Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellowship.