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Students work on a project in the Hunt Library immersion studio.

Nov 9, 2022

2022 Research Week at NC State: How to Broaden the Impacts of Your Work and More Highlights from the Event

2022 Research Week at NC State, hosted by the Office of Research and Innovation, was highlighted by Tiffany Barnes' keynote on how to broaden the impacts of your work. 

Nov 4, 2022

Veliadis Visits White House for First Leadership Summit with Manufacturing USA Innovation Institute Network Directors

PowerAmerica Executive Director Victor Veliadis spoke on a panel at the White House, on Oct. 24, as part of the first leadership summit held with all 16 directors of the nation’s Manufacturing USA Innovation Institutes in attendance. 

Oct 21, 2022

NC State Celebrates Innovation, Entrepreneurship

Craig Yencho and Ken Pecota were both honored with the Innovator of the Year award, and Marshall Brain received the Entrepreneur of the Year award. 

Two people in white lab coats and hair nets work at machinery. Packets of orange puree are in the foreground.

Oct 17, 2022

NC State Spinout Company Seeks to Spark Innovation, Fight Food Waste

SinnovaTek, a company co-founded by an NC State professor and one of his former students, helps small-scale entrepreneurs get products to market while curbing food waste from farms. 

Oct 13, 2022

Ginger Burks Draughon to Serve as Assistant Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration

Ginger Burks Draughon has been selected as the Office of Research and Innovation’s new assistant vice chancellor for finance and administration, effective Oct. 17. “It’s my pleasure to welcome Ginger… 

Oct 12, 2022

Open-Access Agreements Offered by NC State University Libraries

The NC State University Libraries has entered into several agreements that allow NC State authors to publish their articles in open-access journals without paying an additional charge. 

May 17, 2022

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research Administration Rick Liston to Retire Later This Year

Assistant Vice Chancellor Rick Liston is set to retire effective Nov. 30, 2022, marking more than 30 years of service with the university. 

Apr 1, 2022

Rob Smart Steps Down as CHHE Director

Rob Smart has stepped down as director of the Center for Human Health and the Environment (CHHE), effective April 1. Jane Hoppin has been appointed interim director. 

Wang and Barrangou pose for a picture in one of their greenhouses, with Eucalyptus and Poplar trees

Mar 16, 2022

Seed Funding Speeds Growth for TreeCo — an NC State Startup

After receiving support from the Chancellor’s Innovation Fund, two professors’ forestry startup is using CRISPR technology to mitigate climate change by breeding trees faster and more sustainably. 

Mar 16, 2022

PowerAmerica Receives $5M NIST Grant to Help Native American Communities Better Prepare for Future Pandemics and Emergencies

NC State University’s PowerAmerica Institute will work closely with Navajo Technical University, Sandia National Lab and Native colleges to help these communities better prepare for future disasters and emergencies, such as the COVID-19 pandemic.