Stories From Oct 2017

Oct 25, 2017  |  Around Campus

The Research Image Contest Returns in New Exhibits This Fall

Winning images from NC State’s second-annual Research Image Contest are returning to the spotlight this fall in two exhibits.

Oct 23, 2017  |  General News

NC State Math and Statistics Climbs to 15th in Minority Degree Rankings

NC State recently ranked 15th in the nation in mathematics and statistics master's degrees conferred to minority graduates.

Oct 17, 2017  |  Biological Sciences

A Summer at the Zoo

Two NC State zoology majors share behind-the-scenes stories from their summer internships at the N.C. Zoo.

Oct 17, 2017  |  Alumni & Friends

The Coast Is Clear

Geosciences alumnus Stephen Leatherman shares the story behind his celebrated rankings of American beaches.

Oct 17, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Keratin, Pigment, Proteins From 54 Million-Year-Old Sea Turtle Show Survival Trait Evolution

Fossil tissues show that a pigment-based survival trait common to modern sea turtles evolved at least 54 million years ago.

Oct 12, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Tracing Subglacial Water Storage

Seventy percent of the world’s population consumes water that has some glacial input, so it’s important to understand how these icy giants operate.

Oct 10, 2017  |  Biological Sciences

Mass Extinctions Led to Low Species Diversity, Dinosaur Rule

An NC State biology researcher found patterns after two of the Earth's mass extinction events.

Oct 3, 2017  |  Around Campus

Adam Hartstone-Rose Named Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Adam Hartstone-Rose, a prominent biologist with significant experience in student engagement, has been named the college's new associate dean for academic affairs.

Oct 3, 2017  |  Chemistry

Designer Biosensor Can Detect Antibiotic Production by Microbes

NC State chemistry researchers have engineered designer biosensors that can detect antibiotic molecules.