From Ideas to Solutions
Six projects secured support from the Chancellor’s Innovation Fund this year, and for the first time in the fund’s history, awardees will receive supplemental resources through local entrepreneur and investor Bill Spruill’s 2ndF Research Commercialization Fund.
Six Faculty Members Honored with Outstanding Research Award, Induction to Research Leadership Academy
The winners of NC State University’s top award for research and mentorship this year include Dr. Anthony Blikslager, Ola Harrysson, Maria Mayorga, Jun Ninomiya-Tsuji, Rob Scheller and Anna Whitfield.
Multifunctional Patch Offers Early Detection of Plant Diseases, Other Crop Threats
The patch can be applied to the leaves of plants to monitor crops for different pathogens – such as viral and fungal infections – and stresses such as drought or salinity.
Wildflowers Near Lawns Can Increase Bee Abundance
Planting strips of wildflowers could consider to help pollinators, an NC State Extension expert explains.
What Do Messy Lawns Have to do With Bee Food? A Bee Expert Explains
An NC State bee expert weighs in as part of a series exploring whether the way we manage our home lawns and gardens could make a difference for pollinators.
2022-23 University Faculty Scholars Named
Five CALS faculty are honored for their teaching, scholarship and service.
NC State Brings Expertise, Interdisciplinarity to Galapagos Consortium
In joining the International Galapagos Science Consortium, NC State bolsters its current research and service on the archipelago.
Grad Student on Home Turf as Volunteer at U.S. Women’s Open
Brandi Merrick volunteers as a greens mower at the 77th U.S. Women’s Open golf tournament at Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club in Moore County this week. It’s a chance to follow her twin passions: turf grass and golf.
George Kennedy Honored with Outstanding Research Award, Induction into Research Leadership Academy
Six Outstanding Research Award winners, as well as four previous award winners, will be inducted into the Research Leadership Academy.
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.