Stories From 2018

Nov 8, 2018

Hurricane Florence: How We Helped Our State

The storm ravaged North Carolina like few others have. Before, during and after the storm, our scientists were there to help.

Nov 8, 2018  |  Quiz

Test Your Hurricane Knowledge

Take this quiz to see how much you know about these complex storms.

Nov 8, 2018  |  Biological Sciences

Q&A: Understanding and Avoiding Harmful Environmental Chemicals

In this Q&A, find out from biologist Heather Patisaul what everyday products might pose a danger to your health.

Nov 7, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Sciences Graduate Students Share Their Research — in Three Minutes

Watch presentations by three Sciences students who recently competed in the Graduate School's Three Minute Thesis contest.

Nov 7, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers.One: A New Model for Open Access Publishing and Peer Review

Researchers have developed a genuinely open-access peer review publication platform they believe will promote academic freedom, broaden dissemination and improve the quality of scientific research.

Nov 5, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Identify Promising Proteins for ALS Diagnosis and Prognosis

A team led by an NC State researcher with ALS has discovered new links between particular proteins and this deadly disease.

Nov 1, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Building Better Predictions From Polls

Inaccurate 2016 election predictions were due not to shy voters or flawed surveys, but to excessive averaging over multiple polls. An NC State statistician proposes a better model.

Oct 30, 2018  |  Alumni & Friends

Campaign Cabinet Profile: Dean Bunce

Learn why Dean Bunce supports NC State's Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign as a cabinet volunteer for the College of Sciences.

Oct 30, 2018  |  Alumni & Friends

The Roots of Success

Physics alumna Ragini Murarka is helping graduate students embrace opportunity at NC State by creating a graduate student award endowment in the College of Sciences.

Oct 25, 2018  |  Alumni & Friends

Obituary: Distinguished Toxicologist Ernest Hodgson

Ernest Hodgson, a longtime faculty member and pioneer in toxicology at NC State, passed away in early October.