NC State CALS Moves Up in World Rankings
NC State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences was recently named No. 22 in the QS World University rankings, thanks in part to an intentional focus on interdisciplinary collaboration, diversity and excellence.
Mann Family Establishes Wildlife Conservation Scholarship
Abigail Johnson, a graduate of Avery County High School in Newland, N.C., is the first recipient of the Carroll and Dawn Mann Wildlife Conservation Scholarship. Mrs. Mann said the scholarship was intended to take effect upon her death, “but I just couldn’t wait! I wanted to do some good with it now, to honor the memory of my husband, Carroll, and to get to know the recipient while I was still around.”
The Amazing Spiders of North Carolina
Occasionally frightening, always fascinating, most spiders are of the friendly neighborhood variety. Take a closer look and discover one of nature’s most unique and beneficial animals.
Volunteers Who Help Gather Data for Science Are Committed, But Not Diverse
Findings from a new study could help researchers design and structure future citizen science projects.
What Can Drones Tell Us About The Colony?
Bradley and David dive into the overlooked world of drone bee reproduction for this post in Bee Culture.
In Search of Thoreau’s Flowers: An Exploration of Change and Loss
Robin Vuchnich, a new media artist, user experience designer, and an assistant professor of practice in the College of Design, leveraged digitized specimens from the Harvard University Herbaria to craft an immersive experience in the gallery theater of the Harvard Museum of Natural Science. In Search of Thoreau’s Flowers: An Exploration of Change and Loss is an immersive multidisciplinary experience that marries art and science through a modern artistic interpretation of Thoreau’s preserved plants.
The Future of Geospatial Analytics
In this series, Rob Dunn invites leaders in several fields of study to predict the future to understand how to best steer their fields towards the most fruitful outcomes.
Shorter, Wider Flowers May Transmit More Parasites to Bees
Flower shape has biggest effect on parasite transmission to bees, according to a new study.
Joseph McIver Wins Richard L. Noble Best Student Presentation Award
Congratulations to Joseph's for his award-winning presentation on seal salt toxicity of freshwater mussels.
Celebrate Pollinator Week June 20-26
Celebrate the impact of pollinators during Pollinator Week June 20-26.