Stories From 2018

Dec 19, 2018

Make Your 2018 Year-End Gift to the College

2018 is winding down, but donors still have time to make a year-end gift to the College of Sciences.

Dec 19, 2018  |  Chemistry

Virtualizing Organic Chemistry Labs

Through an exploratory grant, chemistry's Maria Gallardo-Williams teamed up with DELTA to create five immersive virtual reality organic chemistry lab experiences.

Dec 19, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Oceanographer He Awarded $2.1M Grant From National Academies

The grant will support Ruoying He's study of dynamics of key currents in the Gulf of Mexico.

Dec 19, 2018  |  Alumni & Friends

Troutman Named Director of Development

Alumnus Scott Troutman has joined the College of Sciences as a director of development.

Dec 18, 2018  |  Mathematics

Aiming High and Serving Well

Dominique Weatherspoon is graduating in December with a degree in mathematics and a lot of extraordinary NC State experiences to remember.

Dec 13, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

College Textbooks Largely Overlook the Most Common Animals

Recent research found that biology textbooks devote less than 1 percent of their text to discussing insects, which make up more than 60 percent of animal species.

Dec 12, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

How I Get My Undergraduate Students Involved in Research

Jennifer Landin, teaching associate professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, shares her tips for helping undergraduates become researchers.

Dec 12, 2018  |  Biological Sciences

Kerri Johnson: Remarkable Researcher

Undergraduate research has been a major part of graduating biological sciences student Kerri Johnson's NC State experience.

Dec 7, 2018  |  Marine, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences

How Big Can Snowflakes Be?

Marine, earth, and atmospheric sciences professor Sandra Yuter discusses how snowflakes form and how they can be larger than you might think.

Dec 6, 2018  |  Honors and Awards

College Honors Outstanding Alumni and Students

Three alumni and two students received awards recognizing their extraordinary achievements and contributions to the college.