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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. 

Rachel Atkins in Zion National Park

Sep 25, 2019

Planetary Geology Graduate Student Selected for NASA Honor

Rachel Atkins was selected for the prestigious Future Investigators in NASA Earth and Space Science Technology funding opportunity. 

Michael Brennan stands next to a satellite image of a hurricane on a screen in the National Hurricane Center

Aug 29, 2019

Inside the National Hurricane Center: A Q&A With Alumnus Michael Brennan

A branch chief at the National Hurricane Center clears up some common misconceptions about hurricanes and describes what life is like at the center of the forecasting action. 

Lewis Owen works in the field

Jul 15, 2019

Geologist Owen Named Head of MEAS Department

Lewis Owen, a prominent geologist at the University of Cincinnati, has been named head of the Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences. 

Ruoying He in front of a screen displaying ocean weather visualizations

Jun 27, 2018

Oceanographer He Named Goodnight Innovation Distinguished Professor

The professorship was made possible by a gift from longtime NC State supporters Jim and Ann Goodnight. 

Aug 5, 2016

Researchers Find Most Volcanic Activity on Mercury Stopped About 3.5 Billion Years Ago

An NC State planetary geologist finds that major volcanic activity on Mercury most likely ended about 3.5 billion years ago. 

Jul 17, 2015

Centuries-Old Shipwreck Discovered Off North Carolina Coast

NC State marine scientists have helped discover an old shipwreck more than a mile deep off the North Carolina coast. 

Feb 1, 2013

“Stewards of the Future” group begins in Carteret County

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE From NC State’s Center for Marine Sciences and Technology (CMAST) Fish Oil, Omega-3s and Coastal Stewardship – What is the connection? Fish oil and Omega-3s are easy to connect. Fish oil has a long history in Carteret County, considering the number of menhaden factories built here over the years. Menhaden is an oily…