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Year: 2019

Astrophysicist Katie Mack stares up at a starry night sky

Jan 17, 2019

Disorientation: A Science Poem by Katie Mack

Astrophysicist Katie Mack encourages us to "see [our] world from four billion miles away" in this poem, presented in text and video formats. 

E.coli under a microscope

Jan 16, 2019

Researchers Create ‘Shortcut’ to Terpene Biosynthesis in E. coli

NC State chemists have created a better enzymatic pathway for producing terpenes — molecules useful in everything from cancer drugs to biofuels — in E. coli. 

Fred Wright stands in front of a large computer

Jan 16, 2019

Five Questions About Bioinformatics and Interdisciplinarity With Fred Wright

Fred Wright, a member of the Bioinformatics faculty cluster and director of the Bioinformatics Research Center, talks about his research and the impact of interdisciplinarity at NC State. 

First graduating class from NC State in 1893. Frank T. Meacham, fourth from left, back row, entered the university's then new graduate program immediately after graduating earned the first master's degree in 1894.

Jan 14, 2019

NC State’s First Master’s Graduate Studied Chemistry

Frank Meacham is being recognized as the university celebrates 125 years of graduate education. 

Ann Ross works in her forensic bone with a graduate student lab at the Park Shops

Jan 14, 2019

Research Finds Serious Problems With Forensic Software

New research finds significant flaws in recently released forensic software. 

SAS Hall

Jan 10, 2019

Statistics Graduate Student Earns SAS Fellowship

First-year Ph.D. student Kasia Dobrzycka has been awarded the SAS Computational Statistics Fellowship by the Department of Statistics. 

KeJuan Weaver (foreground), Hillary Spangler and Andrew Miller discuss the impact of philanthropy at Red and White Night 2018.

Jan 9, 2019

Philanthropy Helps ‘What If’ Become ‘What Is’ for Biology Alumnus

Biology grad and physician in training Hillary Spangler continues to embrace the Think and Do spirit since graduating from NC State. 

Alumni Gateway near sunset

Jan 8, 2019

Using Economic Theory to Address Funding Scarcity: A Q&A With Kevin Gross

Statistician Kevin Gross discusses how the "theory of contests" might improve the current research funding model.