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A headshot of Sherrie Settle

Aug 3, 2021

Settle Named Associate Vice Chancellor for Sponsored Programs and Regulatory Compliance

Sherrie Settle, NC State’s director of sponsored programs since February 2016, now serves as the associate vice chancellor for sponsored programs and regulatory compliance. 

Aug 2, 2021

Improving the Lab-to-Market Pipeline at UNC

For the past 30 years, North Carolina’s abundance of research universities and the Research Triangle Park has made the state a powerhouse in biopharmaceutical manufacturing. 

Jul 29, 2021

Chancellor’s Innovation Fund Catalyzes Six Promising Projects

This year’s Chancellor’s Innovation Fund projects could reshape medicine, immunotherapies, consumer packaging, stealth jets and solar-energy cells. 

A portrait of NC State professor James Lester, against a stylized background.

Jul 29, 2021

NC State, NSF Unveil Institute Focused on Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Education

A new NSF-funded institute will focus on creating AI tools to help people learn. 

NC State gateway at sunset

Jul 28, 2021

Study: Gene Associated with Autism Linked to Itch Response

A gene associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and pain hypersensitivity may actually decrease itch response 

Campus gateway sign reading NC State University

Jul 27, 2021

Chemist Lindsay Awarded $1.8 Million for Chemical Research

Vincent Lindsay received a prestigious grant from the NIH to study the chemistry of cyclopropanones. 

Jul 22, 2021

NCICS’ Stevens Earns NC State University Award for Excellence

Scott Stevens, a research associate at the North Carolina Institute for Climate Studies (NCICS), was recognized for his volunteer efforts to deliver personal protective equipment across North Carolina. 

Under red light, green plants grow in several small containers at the VEGGIE growth chamber at Kennedy Space Center.

Jul 21, 2021

Plants Return from Space in Microgravity Research Projects

The plant biology experiments of two NC State researchers are back on Earth after spending weeks at the International Space Station. 

Jul 13, 2021

Mosquito-Resistant Clothing Prevents Bites in Trials

NC State researchers created insecticide-free, mosquito-resistant clothing using bite-proof textiles they designed. 

Sitka spruce

Jul 12, 2021

Genetic Study in Giant Evergreens Reveals Clues to Pest Resistance

A genetic analysis led by an NC State researcher found clues to pest resistance in Sitka spruce trees.