Stories From Nov 2021
Study Highlights Diversity of the Gut Microbiome in Gorillas
The study suggests that what constitutes a healthy microbiome can vary between individuals.
Remembering Tom Kwak
We remember Prof. Thomas J. Kwak, who suddenly passed away on November 19, 2021 while visiting his hometown of Momence, IL.
Outdoor Activity Tied to Mental Health of Teens, Young Adults During COVID-19 Pandemic
In two new studies, researchers from NC State found declines in outdoor activity and park use during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic were linked to young adults’, teens’ mental health.
Don’t Want Foodborne Illness? Don’t Wash That Poultry
Washing raw turkey or other poultry before roasting can lead to cross-contamination and foodborne illness.
Expert: Demand for N.C.-Grown Christmas Trees Will Remain High
N.C. Christmas tree growers are hustling to meet an expected high demand this year, according to an NC State expert in Ashe County, North Carolina.
Red and White Week Student Giving Challenge
During Red and White Week, student groups in two divisions faced off to see who could get the highest number of donors to benefit this year’s featured fund: Feed the Pack, the food pantry at NC State. The groups raised just under $24,000 from more than 2,000 gifts.
Meet Four of NC State’s Doris Duke Scholars
The Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program is a two-year experiential learning program for undergraduate students that focuses on conservation and diversity within the conservation field. Learn about the experiences of four NC State students who graduated from the program and how it impacted them.