Stories From 2022

May 13, 2022

How to Buy Cut Flowers Locally

Many consumers aren’t aware that 80% of the cut flowers purchased in the U.S. are imported from countries like the Netherlands, Colombia, Ecuador and Kenya.

May 9, 2022

The Future of Bees

Dr. Becky Irwin lends her expertise on bees and climate change to All Sides with Ann Fisher.

Apr 29, 2022

Laurie Hamon: Uncovering Pollination Secrets of the Venus Flytrap

A chance opportunity to work with the Venus flytrap became a turning point for Laurie Hamon’s doctoral journey, and the focus of her dissertation for a Ph.D. in entomology and biology.

Apr 28, 2022

Carpenter Bees Can be a Spring Buzzkill. Here’s How to Get Rid of Them (or Coexist)

This News & Observer article talks about Elsa and Hannah's important work on these solitary bees.

Apr 27, 2022

Dr. Erin McKenney receives the 2022 Libraries Faculty Award

McKenney’s work on open pedagogy highlights her collaborations with the Libraries

Apr 20, 2022

The Scientists Fighting for Parasite Conservation

Skylar and friends talk about the importance of parasites in this Scientific American.

Apr 19, 2022

University Fellowships Office Announces NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Awards

The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students who are pursuing full-time research-based master’s and doctoral degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) or in STEM education. 

Apr 19, 2022

Four Helpful Tips to Reduce Food Waste

Up to 40% of the food grown, prepared or sold in the United States is wasted.

Apr 19, 2022

Back from the Brink: NC State’s Key Role in Red Wolf Recovery

The College of Veterinary Medicine is at the center of a nationwide effort to help the canid survive, providing medical care, conducting research and tending its own pack of the critically endangered species.

Apr 8, 2022

What Shapes Gut Microbiomes of Alaska’s Brown Bears? Location, Location, Location

The finding helps us understand the relationship between wildlife habitat, diet and gut microbiome diversity.