Stories From 2020

Mar 30, 2020

10,000 Photos of the Wild Life in Homes (and Counting)

Roughly a year and half ago we set out with participants around the world to begin cataloguing the animals living in homes with iNaturalist. Thanks to more than 2000 participants, we can now tell you what we're finding.

Mar 26, 2020

A Primer On and Conversation About the Biology and Evolution of SARS-CoV-2, the Virus That Causes Covid-19

Many words have been written about coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19. Yet, for as much as its story has dominated news cycles and changed all of our lives, very little is being said about its biology and, specifically, its evolution.

Mar 25, 2020

Introducing April Sharp, our Dragonfly Pond Works Scholar!

April is an Applied Ecology minor, studying environmental sciences and entomology. She is researching the composition and distribution of aquatic macroinvertebrates.

Mar 22, 2020

Combating Stress and Anxiety in Family Life During COVID-19

While stress is the new norm, NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences professor Kimberly Allen shares ways in which we can reduce stress and anxiety.

Mar 20, 2020

Mental Health Tips and Resources During COVID-19

During these trying times, it is imperative to take care of both your physical and mental health.

Mar 11, 2020

How Do You Measure Nutrient Uptake In A Creek?

How quickly nutrients are used in rivers and streams is an important measure of ecosystem health, and this is how we do it.

Mar 2, 2020

Tom Kwak Elected President Of the Southern Division American Fisheries Society

Congratulations to Prof. Tom Kwak, Unit Leader of the NC Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, for being elected President of the Southern Division American Fisheries Society at their 2020 annual conference in Little Rock, Arkansas.  

Feb 28, 2020

Cat Food Mystery Foils Diet Study

Cat food turns out to be something of a mystery.

Feb 27, 2020

2019-20 University Faculty Scholars Named

NC State’s 2019-20 class of University Faculty Scholars was announced today. These 24 early- and mid-career faculty receive this designation due to their significant academic achievements and contributions to NC State through their teaching, scholarship and service to the university and greater community.

Feb 20, 2020

These Tiny Tents Are Bee Research At Work

The tiny tents you see around NC State’s campus this semester are pollinator research in progress.