A bright idea

September 28, 2018 | Staff

The NSF FREEDM Systems Center marks 10 years of innovation on how we use electricity....

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Diversity Mini-Grants Provide Faculty and Staff Unique Opportunity

September 28, 2018 | Staff

The Diversity Mini-Grant Program provides faculty and staff a unique opportunity to actualize diversity and justice-related visions in the NC State community. Apply now through October 12, 2018 to be part of the next cohort of grant recipients....

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With $28M+ in Grants Awarded in FY2018, NC State Education Faculty Set New Record

September 27, 2018 | Staff

NC State College of Education faculty were awarded 44 research grants by external sources in FY2018 totaling $28,038,462. That is the most in grants awarded to faculty in a single year in the college’s 91-year history....

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Sunflower Pollen Has Medicinal, Protective Effects on Bees

September 26, 2018 | Staff

If you’re looking to keep bees healthy from harmful pathogens, it might be time to call in the sunflowers....

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Minogue Receives NSF Grant to Reimagine Physics Teaching in Preservice Educators

September 25, 2018 | Staff

Associate Professor James Minogue will receive $733,000 over three years as part of a National Science Foundation (NSF) EHR Core Research grant entitled “Preservice Educators Reimagining Core Experiences in Physics Teaching (PERCEPT).” The grant targets two focal areas of the EHR Core Research program: STEM learning and learning environment and STEM workforce development....

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Faculty Focus: The Peanut Scientist

September 25, 2018 | Staff

Award-winning CALS plant scientist Tom Stalker is known as one of the world’s leading peanut scientists. The breeding lines he’s developed are used around the world and right here in North Carolina....

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Consortium Offers Pilot Grants for Health Research

September 24, 2018 | Staff

NC TraCS is seeking applications for funding to advance clinical and translational research at several research institutions, including NC State....

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NC State – NC TraCS Collaborative Pilot Grant Program

September 20, 2018 | Matt Simpson

As an integrated hub of the NIH Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Program, the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences (NC TraCS) Institute combines the research strengths, resources and opportunities of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus and partner institutions like NC State University in Raleigh....

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Unearthing Plant Problems – Using Sensors

September 19, 2018 | Staff

Tiny sensors that detect and diagnose plant diseases fast enough for farmers to save their crops are becoming a reality at NC State, where engineers and plant scientists are making award-winning progress....

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Learning through Play with a City’s Built-in Math

September 19, 2018 | Staff

A new collaboration between the Center for Geospatial Analytics and College of Education will use games and urban design to teach mathematics in middle school classrooms....

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In Search of New and Better Cancer Treatments

September 18, 2018 | Staff

Boosted by philanthropy, translational research at NC State’s College of Veterinary Medicine aims at increasing the effectiveness and reducing the complications of treatments for cancer – for animals and people....

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Rocky Road: Nanocars Roll, Hop and Skid Across Surfaces

September 17, 2018 | Staff

A nanocar’s rolling wheels can move the vehicle in a straight line in distances up to 16 times its body length....

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Math in Motion

September 17, 2018 | Staff

An NC State mathematician and a dancer have worked together to create a unique modern dance performance that brings math concepts to life....

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NC State Moves Up in National Rankings

September 11, 2018 | Staff

NC State continues to advance in the annual U.S. News rankings, earning kudos for innovation, teaching and programs for military veterans. Business and engineering programs also made gains this year....

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A Celebration of Collaboration

September 11, 2018 | Staff

2018 marks the 50th anniversary of Cooperating Raleigh Colleges, a nonprofit promoting higher education collaboration in Raleigh and throughout Wake County. The six member institutions — Meredith College, NC State University, William Peace University, Saint Augustine’s University, Shaw University and Wake Technical Community College — bring students, faculty and staff together to foster creativity and problem solving to benefit campuses and the community at large....

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Computer Model Reveals Effect of Increased Cholesterol on Specific Ion Channel in Heart

September 10, 2018 | Staff

Researchers use computer model to reveal interaction between cholesterol, ion channel involved in regulating heart’s potassium levels....

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NIH Awards CVM’s Nascone-Yoder $1.5M Grant

September 6, 2018 | Staff

The project, “Ahead of the Curve: Mechanisms of Left-Right Asymmetric Stomach Morphogenesis,” will be funded through 2023 by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, one of the NIH’s research centers…...

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Building a Sound Map of Raleigh – For Science

September 4, 2018 | Staff

Sound can affect everything from human health to the well-being of wildlife, but there is very little data on the levels and types of sound in U.S. cities....

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African American Cultural Center Library Supports New Research Emphasis

August 30, 2018 | Staff

With a freshly transformed office suite, the African American Cultural Center has widened both its physical space and its scope. The addition of Assistant Director Sachelle Ford catalyzed the center’s new emphasis on scholarship with a focus that includes faculty, graduate and undergraduate research engagement....

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NC State Begins Implementing New ERA System

August 30, 2018 | Staff

The Enterprise Research Administration system promises to streamline and simplify the complex work of managing research projects. Campus stakeholders will test and refine the system over the coming years....

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