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May 4, 2020

Back on Earth, NASA Astronaut Christina Koch Is a Pro at Social Distancing

It's been an unusual, incredible year for NASA astronaut and North Carolina State University graduate Christina Koch. 

May 2, 2020

So Your Sourdough Is Ugly. Now What?

Dr. Mike Taveirne, a microbiologist and assistant professor at North Carolina State University, believes that sharing these losses — or “unexpected results” — can be instrumental in not only understanding a scientific process, but also getting closer to one’s desired outcome. In fact, he’s uniquely suited to speak on the internet’s collective sourdough project: He’s in the middle of that experiment himself. 

A view of a virtual reality screen showing a chemistry lab

Apr 30, 2020

Lending Expertise: NC State Organic Chemistry Virtual Reality Labs Shared Globally

Maria Gallardo-Williams of the Department of Chemistry shared her organic chemistry virtual reality labs to help other instructors continue teaching during the COVID-19 outbreak. 

NC State Herpetology Club

Apr 28, 2020

Handling Any Challenge

Whether forging a path to NC State or handling cobras, zoology major Carley-Martin MacFarlane ’21 doesn’t back down. 

supernova image from NASA

Apr 22, 2020

Experimenting in the Universe’s Laboratory

Noah Wolfe, a 2020 Goldwater Scholar, studies supernovas to expand our knowledge of physics. 

James McConnell sits at a large desk talking with a group of faculty members.

Apr 22, 2020

DELTA Faculty Fellows Support NC State Peers in Academic Continuity

Current DELTA Faculty Fellows in the College of Sciences are sharing their expertise in teaching with technology to help other NC State instructors. 

Solar array on the roof of the Keystone Science Center on Centennial Campus

Apr 22, 2020

Odyssey of an Inquisitive Mind

2020 Goldwater Scholar and chemistry major Jonathan Palmer is tackling the global energy crisis by doing research to make solar power more cost-effective. 

Student Mariah Wilder works on schoolwork at her home desk.

Apr 21, 2020

Adjusting to a New Normal

Junior Mariah Wilder describes in her own words what it's like to be an NC State student in the time of COVID-19. 

Alex Rojas holding a door for another student

Apr 21, 2020

No Limits

Alex Rojas is applying his leadership skills to an internship at BioMedomics, where he leads a team assembling and shipping out boxes of rapid COVID-19 tests. 

Brick NC State logo in the Brick Yard

Apr 2, 2020

Pack Essentials Aids Students During Financial Hardships

During the COVID-19 crisis, students are benefiting from donations to the university's Student Emergency Fund.