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Iani Smithi

Jun 7, 2023

New Dino, ‘Iani,’ Was Face of a Changing Planet

A newly discovered plant-eating dinosaur may have been a species’ “last gasp.” 

Jun 7, 2023

Chemist Gallardo-Williams Receives 2023 Libraries Faculty Award

The award recognizes Maria Gallardo-Williams’ contributions to the NC State University Libraries mission, vision and strategic initiatives. 

Kimberly Sellers

Jun 5, 2023

Kimberly Sellers Named Head of Department of Statistics

Kimberly Sellers, a decorated statistician with a long record of research, service and outreach accomplishments, has been named head of the Department of Statistics. 

Jun 1, 2023

2023 Atlantic Hurricane Season Begins: Here’s What to Know About This Year’s Storms

North Carolina State University outlook: Similar to NOAA, university forecasters released a range of possible season activity and expect 11 to 15 named storms to form in the Atlantic basin this year. 

May 25, 2023

NOAA Predicts up to 17 Named Storms, up to 4 Major Hurricanes This Hurricane Season

North Carolina State University revealed its forecast on April 12, predicting as many as eight hurricanes in the Atlantic basin this hurricane season. NC State forecasters believe there will be 11 to 15 named storms, six to eight hurricanes and two to three major hurricanes. 

May 17, 2023

Contact Lenses Contain Dangerous Levels of Cancer-Causing Chemicals: Study

Researchers from a number of American universities including North Carolina State University tested 18 different pairs of soft contact lenses to see if they contained PFAS. At least half were daily lenses. 

May 17, 2023

Cancer-Causing ‘Forever Chemicals’ Found in Many Kinds of Contact Lenses, Study Finds

“You could consider [the lenses] almost pure PFAS,” Scott Belcher, a North Carolina State University researcher and scientific adviser of the lab testing, told The Guardian. 

Alina Duca receives a plaque for being selected as a 2022-23 Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor

May 16, 2023

Sciences Faculty, Staff Receive 2022-23 University Honors

Seven members of the College of Sciences community were recognized with 2022-23 NC State teaching, diversity and excellence awards. 

Students and faculty gather with a research poster

May 11, 2023

Wake Tech Students Gain STEM Research Experience at NC State

Wake Tech students presented their research in April to an audience of professors, graduate students and postdocs at NC State, culminating a 10-week internship program with NC State’s Carbon Electronics Cluster. 

The Memorial Belltower framed under a brick arch on NC State's campus.

May 11, 2023

2 College of Sciences Faculty Win Fulbright Scholar Awards

College of Sciences faculty Karen Daniels and Charlie Smith will use their awards to conduct research in India and Japan, respectively.