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Faculty Fellow Claire Gordy. Photo by Katie Harris.

May 18, 2022

Keeping Students Engaged in Asynchronous Lectures

Claire Gordy, DELTA Faculty Fellow and assistant teaching professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, offers some tips on navigating asynchronous online learning. 

Meg with tooth injury

May 12, 2022

What Caused This Megatooth Shark’s Massive Toothache?

Paleontologist Lindsay Zanno and two students studied a deformed tooth from an Otodus megalodon shark to determine the root cause. 

Loujain Al Samara in front of the Belltower in her cap and gown

May 6, 2022

A Perfect Circle: Loujain Al Samara

Park Scholar and biological sciences major Loujain Al Samara ’22 will graduate on May 7 with a new understanding of herself and of the world. 

Arnulfo Silva wearing red graduation robes and making a wolfie sign with his hand in front of the smoke stack that says "State College."

May 4, 2022

Meet the Graduates 

Three Sciences students were among the standout spring 2022 graduates recognized by the Division of Academic and Student Affairs. 

A student presenter talks to Bret Smith, dean of University College

May 4, 2022

Biological Sciences Faculty Member Goller Wins Michael Dickey Outstanding Research Mentor Award

Carlos Goller, associate teaching professor, received the award at the 2022 Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium. 

Students in red caps and gown at NC State's commencement ceremony.

Apr 28, 2022

Pushing the Limits: Students Find Purpose, Belonging at NC State

Diego Garza Guajardo and Ednah Sangaka grew up across the world from each other, but they both found a home at NC State. Now, they're looking ahead to graduation and beyond. 

Planet Earth

Apr 28, 2022

From the Departments

Catch up on the latest news from our six academic departments. 

Memorial Belltower

Apr 28, 2022

Sciences Faculty, Staff Receive 2021-22 University Honors

Seven members of the College of Sciences community and one student organization have been recognized with 2021-22 NC State teaching, diversity and excellence awards. 

Toy dinos

Apr 25, 2022

Exploring the Origins of Molecular Paleontology

Postdoctoral research scholar Elizabeth Jones' new book traces the history, people and projects involved in exploring the ancient world. 

Two students tabling at the Latinx Heritage Month kickoff event.

Apr 21, 2022

SACNAS: A Model for Diversifying the Sciences

Students and faculty in the college are coming together to promote diversity in the sciences through the Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanic & Native Americans in Science chapter at NC State.