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Electron microscope image of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

Feb 10, 2021

Bidirectional Contact Tracing Could Have a Dramatic Impact on COVID-19 Infection Numbers

NC State mathematician Alun Lloyd recently co-authored a study that found bidirectional contact tracing is twice as effective as forward tracing, the contact tracing method currently in use. 

Photo of NC State Goodnight Scholar Jordan Paldino of the class of 2021.

Sep 30, 2020

A Changing Passion for Mathematics

Goodnight Scholar and math major Jordan Paldino writes about keeping his passion for math alive. 

Photograph of Goodnight Scholar Ednah Sangaka from the transfer class of 2022 in front of Hunt Library on NC State Centennial Campus.

Sep 29, 2020

Meet Goodnight Scholar Ednah Sangaka

For math major Ednah Sangaka, “pay it forward” is a mantra that guides her every choice and action. 

The NC State Belltower against a blue sky, with flowering trees in the foreground

Jun 8, 2020

From the Departments

Catch up on the latest news from our academic departments. 

Students in SAS Hall

Mar 2, 2020

From the Departments

Catch up on the latest news from our academic departments. 

mathematician cynthia vinzant

Mar 2, 2020

Mathematician Vinzant Wins Sloan Fellowship, NSF CAREER Award

Assistant Professor of Mathematics Cynthia Vinzant has been honored with two prestigious awards. 

NC State Mathematician Cynthia Vinzant stands near a whiteboard

Feb 18, 2020

Mathematician Vinzant Receives NSF CAREER Award

The award is one of the National Science Foundation's top honors for young faculty in the sciences. 

Lorena Bociu sitting at table with students.

Feb 17, 2020

Mathematician Bociu Receives Faculty Diversity Professional Development Award

Bociu received the award for her contributions to promoting diversity as well as her achievements in teaching, research and outreach. 

Tom Banks demonstrates a mathematical experiment to students in his lab

Jan 14, 2020

Remembering Tom Banks

The longtime faculty member, prominent mathematician and LeRoy B. Martin, Jr., Distinguished Professor passed away last month after a distinguished life and career. 

Sera Cole

Aug 30, 2019

The Newest Members of the Sciences Pack

The college is welcoming more than 750 new students this fall. Meet three of them.