Stories From Nov 2017

Nov 28, 2017  |  Around Campus

DELTA Adds Tim Petty as Associate Vice Provost

Tim Petty of the Department of Biological Sciences has been named the new associate vice provost for online and distance education in DELTA.

Nov 9, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

More Neuroscience Research Articles Are Reporting the Sex of Laboratory Animals

An NC State study found progress in addressing both males and females in neuroscience research but highlights the need for improved research design.

Nov 9, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Study Examines Hiring, Retention of Women and Underrepresented Minorities in STEM Faculty

NC State statistician Marcia Gumpertz conducted a “snapshot” survey of time to tenure, promotion and retention for female and minority faculty in four different STEM fields.

Nov 8, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

“Space” Invader: Invasive Marine Fouling Species Crowds Out Natives

An invasive species of tunicate known as Clavelina oblonga crowds out and overgrows other marine fouling species and reduces biodiversity.

Nov 6, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Receive Grant to Study GenX Exposure in New Hanover County Residents

NC State researchers will lead a new study on GenX exposure in New Hanover County residents.

Nov 6, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Prenatal Exposure to BPA at ‘Safe’ Levels Can Affect Gene Expression in Developing Rat Brain

New research finds that prenatal exposure to BPA at very low levels affects gene expression in the developing rat brain.

Nov 6, 2017  |  Biological Sciences

Exploring Immersive Experiences in Biodiversity

NC State DELTA teamed up with the Department of Biological Sciences for video shoots at different locations across North Carolina designed to create immersive 360° experiences for students.

Nov 6, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Explore Voltage-Driven Liquid Metal Fractals

NC State researchers find that low voltage makes high surface-tension liquid metal spread and form fractals.