Stories From 2020

Oct 12, 2020

Aquaculture Inspires a Fresh Approach for Produce Farm

Two scientists turned farmers are bringing salad greens to the Research Triangle year-round with their state-of-the-art hydroponic farm. 2016 CALS graduates Mary Cove (above, left) and Allison Culbreth, co-owners of Blue Thumb Farms in Zebulon, strive to provide local, delicious […]

Oct 12, 2020

Summer Stormwater Study Update From April

Applied Ecology minor and Dragonfly Pond Works Scholar, April Sharp, updates us on her summer researcher experience.

Oct 8, 2020

Where’s the Weak Link in Weakfish Conservation?

Weakfish have declined to record lows over the last 30 years. And despite a series of regulatory measures to reduce weakfish harvest, the stock has failed to rebuild...

Oct 2, 2020

Tips for Giving a Great Online Presentation

Investing time practicing the new art form of delivering a great online presentation is more important than ever, and this means rethinking how we use online conferencing software and taking advantage of new tools to engage our audiences.

Sep 28, 2020

Bees Can Limit Low-Level Parasite Spread Within Colonies

When parasite pressure is low, bees can control how quickly the parasites spread within colonies, and this might be due to social immunity.

Sep 21, 2020

Lizards, Convergent Evolution and Life After Humans, an Interview with Jonathan Losos

ROb Dunn sit with Jonathan Losos to learn about how anoles became the kings of convergent evolution and what that means for future life on Earth.

Sep 17, 2020

Scientists Pilot Drones in Effort to Save Trees From Invasive Beetle

NC State are using drones to try to find ash trees with natural resistance to the emerald ash borer invasive pest.

Sep 17, 2020

Latinx Heritage Month

By Kevin Brewer, University Communications Contributing Writer Vanessa Perdomo is from Colombia, but she also feels at home in the Poole College of Management. On New Year’s Eve, she dances into the night to vallenato music with her extended family. But the senior in business administration is also president of NC State’s chapter of the Association…

Sep 15, 2020

Lessons from the Climate-Change Induced Collapse of Angkor Wat

In the simple telling, climate changed and the society of Greater Angkor couldn’t cope. Collapse followed.

Sep 9, 2020

Landing the Best Fish Consumption Advisory Signs for Sport and Subsistence Anglers

Simpler is better when it comes to letting people know which fish are unsafe to eat.