Stories From Apr 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.
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.
Dr. Erin McKenney receives the 2022 Libraries Faculty Award
McKenney’s work on open pedagogy highlights her collaborations with the Libraries
The Scientists Fighting for Parasite Conservation
Skylar and friends talk about the importance of parasites in this Scientific American.
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.
Four Helpful Tips to Reduce Food Waste
Up to 40% of the food grown, prepared or sold in the United States is wasted.
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.
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.
‘Batty’ for Undergraduate Research Opportunities
Sophie Meng, an undergraduate student in applied ecology, went where most people won’t for her research project.