Stories From 2021

May 12, 2021

Huseth Selected as Goodnight Innovator

This new program recognizes and rewards promising NC State early-career faculty whose scholarship is in STEM or STEM education.

May 12, 2021

NC State Podcast: Sorenson on Emergence of Brood X Cicadas

Clyde Sorenson, Alumni Association Distinguished Undergraduate Professor of Entomology at NC State, sheds some light on the life and times of the cicada.

May 6, 2021

Surprising Sand Fly Find Yields New Species of Bacteria

Researchers discover a new species of bacteria while examining sand fly larvae rearing area.

Apr 20, 2021

Alumna Pam Marrone’s Career Produces Bio-Ag Breakthroughs

Alumna Pam Marrone has launched three startup companies for biological pest control. Now she’s mentoring a new generation of entrepreneurs.

Apr 20, 2021

GRIP4PSI Funding Backs Plant Sciences

Visionary ideas are taking shape among four interdisciplinary research teams that received seed funding from the Game-Changing Research Incentive Program (GRIP).

Apr 13, 2021

How to Grow a Pollinator Garden at Home

Interested in growing a pollinator garden? Graduate student Hannah Levenson shares how to get started with your own pollinator paradise.

Apr 2, 2021

Dr. Shuijin Hu Selected as 2021 Fellow of the Ecological Society of America

The Society’s fellowship program recognizes the many ways in which its members contribute to ecological research and discovery, communication, education and pedagogy, and management and policy.

Mar 31, 2021

Cameron Stephens Named 2021 Musser Foundation Award of Excellence Winner

The Musser Foundation's primary purpose is to promote the advancement of Turfgrass science by supporting exceptional graduate students studying in the Turfgrass specialties.

Mar 19, 2021

Alumna Pam Marrone’s Career Produces Bio-Ag Breakthroughs

Pam Marrone, the architect of three bio-ag startups, now coaches other entrepreneurs in the growing industry. She says a Ph.D. in entomology from NC State laid the foundation for her success.

Feb 15, 2021

Invasive Flies Prefer Untouched Territory When Laying Eggs

The finding raises questions about how the flies can tell whether a piece of fruit is virgin territory – and what that might mean for pest control.