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A sunny vineyard.

Oct 8, 2018

For Wineries, Competition Boosts Profits From Sustainability

An international study finds that the more sustainability practices a winery has in place, the better its financial performance – and the effect is enhanced when a winery perceives significant pressure from competitors.

A hospital room.

Oct 8, 2018

Approach Paves Way For New Generation of Antimicrobial Materials

Researchers have successfully developed materials with the ability to render bacteria and viruses inactive using only ambient oxygen and visible-wavelength light. The new approach opens the door to a range of new products aimed at reducing the transmission of drug-resistant pathogens.

A cracked highway disappears into flood waters.

Oct 8, 2018

Assessing How Florence Affected the Very Ground We Stand On

After Florence, experts moved in to assess the damage. NC State’s Brina Montoya was one of them.

Oct 4, 2018

NC State Education Graduate Student Earns Obenauf Award for Research

Kayla Norville ’14 MED, a doctoral student in the NC State College of Education’s learning and teaching STEM program, received the Dr. Patricia A. Obenauf Graduate Student Research Presentation Award for her work in studying the influence in-service teachers have on pre-service science teachers.

Oct 3, 2018

Chancellor’s Innovation Fund Now Accepting Pre-Proposals

Now is the time for faculty to submit pre-proposals for Chancellor’s Innovation Fund awards, which support short-term commercially focused research projects.

Oct 3, 2018

New Electric Car Charger is More Efficient, 10 Times Smaller Than Current Tech

A new electric vehicle fast charger is at least 10 times smaller than existing systems and wastes 60 percent less power during the charging process, without sacrificing the charging time.

Oct 3, 2018

Complex Factors Can Drive the Emergence and Evolution of Plant Pathogens

New research sheds light on factors that contribute to the rise — and spread — of plant diseases.

Alumni Gateway near sunset

Oct 2, 2018

NC State Mathematicians Earn $2.1M Research Grant to Study Randomized Algorithms

The team will work to address challenges in scientific computing and to train students in how to effectively communicate their research.

NC State campus gateway

Oct 2, 2018

NC State Statistician Earns NSF Research Grant to Improve STEM Diversity

NC State’s Marcia Gumpertz is working with researchers from three N.C. institutions to improve pathways to success for minority doctoral students in STEM fields.

CTE Fellows

Oct 2, 2018

$2 Million Grant from ECMC Foundation Will Enhance Research on Career and Technical Education

The ECMC Foundation has awarded the NC State College of Education a $2 million, three-year grant to enhance and strengthen postsecondary Career and Technical Education (CTE) research at universities nationwide through the establishment of the CTE Research Program at NC State-Sponsored by ECMC Foundation.