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Jun 2, 2020

Folks Ready to Talk Change: NC Climatologist

Coastal Review Online
It was not the kind of Earth Day that North Carolina State Climatologist Kathie Dello had imagined. Dello is the state’s fifth climatologist and the first woman to lead the State Climate Office, based at North Carolina State University. Before taking the job, she served as the associate director of the Oregon Climate Change Research Institute and the deputy director of the Oregon Climate Service. 

Aiden Winters with wildlife in Australia

May 29, 2020

Study Abroad Experiences: Meet Aiden Winters

Learn about microbiology student Aiden Winters' study abroad experience in Adelaide, Australia. 

Hamil Vashi stands atop a mountain in Jordan

May 29, 2020

Study Abroad Experiences: Meet Hamil Vashi

Learn about chemistry major Hamil Vashi's study abroad experience in Amman, Jordan. 

May 27, 2020

Signs of Change Are Clear, If Language Is Not

Coastal Review Online
Intense storms and flooding will continue to affect coastal North Carolina residents for the foreseeable future, according to a report released in March by North Carolina State University’s North Carolina Institute for Climate Studies. The report finds that temperatures warmer than historic norms, disruptive flooding, increasingly intense and frequent rainstorms and hurricanes are “virtually certain” in the next 80 years. 

A line graph showing predictions for the estimated COVID-19 reproduction number in North Carolina

May 27, 2020

Statistics and COVID-19: Forecasting the Spread

Michael DeWitt, a 2019 graduate of the Master of Statistics online program, is helping Cone Health forecast the spread of the pandemic in North Carolina. 

May 22, 2020

Chinese American Community Organizations Fight Virus, Discrimination With Philanthropy

WUNC
Outside of CAFA, individuals have gotten involved as well. Lian Xie, a professor at North Carolina State University, facilitated communications between North Carolina and Hunan, China - the state's sister province. Through this partnership, Xie said the state has received $100,000 worth of PPE. 

A woman stands in a parking lot wearing a face mask and carrying packages

May 20, 2020

A Global Approach

A volunteer group run by a Sciences grad and other NC State alumni is helping get protective masks to people in developing countries. 

NC State Memorial Belltower

May 14, 2020

2 Sciences Students Win Goldwater Scholarships

Chemistry major Jonathan Palmer and math and physics major Noah Wolfe received the nation's preeminent scholarship for science, math and engineering. 

students at commencement

May 14, 2020

Stepping Up to Serve

Two biological sciences graduates are among several members of the class of 2020 pursuing education or careers in service-related fields. 

Memorial Belltower

May 14, 2020

Global Health: A Minor and a Calling for Two Recent Grads

Global health officially became a designated minor in biological sciences in 2019 and has since had four graduates, including two this past spring.