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2024 Graduate Student Research Symposium winners

Apr 9, 2024

Winners Named for 2024 Graduate Research Symposium

Three Sciences graduate students were in the top 27 performers at the 17th annual Graduate Student Research Symposium on April 3.

Toy dinos

Apr 28, 2023

How Are Dino Tissues Preserved in Deep Time?

A study by Landon Anderson, a doctoral candidate in molecular paleontology, suggests that two hypotheses for ancient soft tissue preservation are often one and the same.

Alumni Gateway near sunset

Apr 24, 2023

Wind, Water and Warming

To improve accuracy, climate models should take the interaction between wind and ocean currents into account.

Apr 24, 2023

Healthy Humans Have Shockingly Different Digestive Systems
Amanda Hale, co-first author of the study and a Ph.D. candidate at North Carolina State University, explained: “There was research more than a century ago that found variability in the relative lengths of human intestines, but this area has largely been ignored since then. When we began exploring this issue, we were astonished at the extent of the variability we found.”

Apr 24, 2023

Women’s Small Intestines Are 30 Centimetres Longer Than Men’s

New Scientist
Women’s small intestines are longer than men’s, with this added length probably helping them to better absorb fat and other nutrients if needed for pregnancy and breastfeeding. “The small intestine is all about absorption, absorption, absorption,” says Amanda Hale, a graduate student in the Department of Biological Sciences.

Alumnus John McRary with one of his dogs

Feb 10, 2023

A Landmark Gift for Graduate Students

A $10 million estate gift to the College of Sciences will support graduate students in physics and mathematics.

aerial view of a wetland forest shows many green trees and large patches of floating weed in the water

Feb 7, 2023

NC State Researchers: Show Us What You’re Working On

The Envisioning Research contest is accepting submissions until June 19.

Red fireworks light up the sky above the Belltower as an explosive end to Packapalooza 2022.

Nov 4, 2022

2021-22 Awards and Honors

The college's faculty, staff, students and alumni gained recognition for their accomplishments over the past year.

Memorial Belltower

Sep 29, 2022

Late Microbiologist Honored With Memorial Endowment

An endowed scholarship established in honor of the late microbiologist and NC State alumnus Carl Cerniglia will help support undergraduate and graduate microbiology students.

Cathrine Hoyo

Aug 25, 2022

From the Departments

Catch up on the latest news from our academic departments.