public science

Oct 29, 2014  |  Marine, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences

Harnessing Crowds to Analyze Clouds

Citizen scientists are helping to categorize 30 years' worth of tropical hurricane and cyclone data.

Apr 3, 2015  |  In the Community

Talking to Joe

The veteran NPR science reporter discusses the relationship between science and news.

Aug 6, 2015  |  In the Community

The Ecology of the Future and the Future of Ecology

NC State biologists are working with underrepresented college students and designing citizen science tools to give middle school students everywhere the chance to be involved in scientific discovery.

Aug 26, 2015  |  Featured

Citizen Science Effort Highlights How Little We Know About Life in Our Own Homes

An NC State citizen science project has discovered of thousands of unidentified species living in and around homes in the United States.

May 18, 2016  |  Alumni & Friends

Night at the Museum

More than 600 College of Sciences alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends came together for a night of science, food and family fun at the college’s annual State of the Sciences event.

Aug 11, 2016


BugFest features more than 100 insect-related exhibits, crafts, games and activities, including a "Math Doesn't Bug Me" demo by NC State math students and faculty.

Aug 17, 2016  |  Around Campus

Take a Walk on the Wild Side of Your Campus

Through the Wolfpack Citizen Science Challenge, students, faculty and staff can borrow camera traps to make discoveries about the mammals that live right here on campus.

Sep 7, 2016

Science in the Movies: Bugs — Fear, Fascination and Fantasy

Join a panel of experts as they show and discuss clips of their favorite film insects, bugs and creepy crawlers.

Oct 11, 2016

Under the Microscope: Exploring the Intersection of Education, Research, Food and Beer

As part of NC State's Red and White Week, this event will showcase the exciting research happening across campus related to food and beer.

Oct 17, 2016  |  In the Community

Citizen Scientists Needed to Find NC’s Candid Critters

North Carolina scientists are looking for volunteers to help with the largest-ever camera trap study of wildlife. Find out how you can get involved.