Stories From 2019

Dec 30, 2019

Hedge betting climate change to preserve public lands

Envisioning wildlife reserves as portfolios of land parcel ‘assets’ may help protected area managers plan for climate change.  

Dec 17, 2019

12 Days of Ecosystem Services

Woodrats composting, shredders clearing streams... Ring in the holidays with our ecological take on 12 Days of Ecosystem Services!

Dec 6, 2019

From ship ballast to your backyard – citizen scientists solve ant enigma

Many of the ants we see on a daily basis originated from one European population and belong to a single, mysterious species. We only know this due to citizen science efforts, advanced genetic analytical tools, and pecan cookies.

Dec 2, 2019

NC State’s Lake Wheeler Road Field Lab: A Living Laboratory

The Lake Wheeler Road Field Laboratory is one of NC State’s gems — it’s a living laboratory for real-world research, teaching and extension outreach. Learn more from Natalie Hummel of NC State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Nov 19, 2019

Chancellor’s Holiday Open House Dec. 10

Randy and Susan Woodson invite all NC State faculty and staff to attend their annual holiday open house Dec. 10.

Nov 13, 2019

Advancing Hemp Research

Pyxus International Inc. partners with NC State to optimize hemp production practices.

Nov 12, 2019

Sharing Sourdough for Science in Denmark

The 2019 Circumference seminar by the Food Organization of Denmark featured contributions to The Sourdough Project led by Prof. Rob Dunn. The seminar was held as a pre-event to the Food Festival in Aarhus, Denmark.

Nov 6, 2019

Emerging Research Showcase Connects Faculty with Partners

In October, seven faculty members presented their innovative food animal research to potential industry partners at the second Emerging Research Showcase.

Oct 31, 2019

The Rocky Egg Mass Picture Show

Insect egg masses indicate stream health and are egg-stream-ly beautiful.

Oct 28, 2019

“Never Home Alone” and “The Last Butterflies” in Longlist for 2020 AAAS Award

Prof. Rob Dunn's Never Home Alone and adjunct Prof. Nick Haddad's "The Last Butterflies" are among the seven titles longlisted for the 2020 AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Young Adult Science Books.