Stories From Mar 2020

Mar 30, 2020

Top 10 Resources for NC State Distance Education Students

If you are just beginning an online program, or have found yourself transitioning to online classes here are a few resources from NC State to help you succeed.

Mar 30, 2020

Fertilizer of the Future

An interdisciplinary team led by Katharina Stapelmann is setting out on an ambitious three-year project to completely rethink how nitrogen-based fertilizers are produced and used. From on-farm fertilizer production to on-demand, precision irrigation, their project aims to cut energy use, protect the water supply and increase yields.

Mar 27, 2020

College of Education’s Master of School Administration Program Wins Opal Mann Green Engagement and Scholarship Award

The College of Education’s Master of School Administration program, which was ranked as the top program of its kind in North Carolina by U.S. News and World Report’s Best Graduate School Rankings, will be recognized this summer with the Opal Mann Green Engagement and Scholarship Award.

Mar 27, 2020

Sofia Marin Brings Personal Experiences to the International Business Dual Degree Program

Sofia Marin shares personal global experiences as a language ambassador for the International Business Dual Degree Program.

Mar 27, 2020

Coronavirus Outbreak to Impact Entire Economy, With Some Bright Spots, Says Steven Allen

Steven Allen lent his expertise to the matter and gave us his take on the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on the job market, government policy and the economy as a whole.

Mar 22, 2020

Combating Stress and Anxiety in Family Life

While stress is the new norm, NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences professor Kimberly Allen shares ways in which we can reduce stress and anxiety.

Mar 19, 2020

Students Learn Plenty Despite Shortened Study Abroad Trip

Despite having their spring break study abroad program cut short due to the coronavirus pandemic, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences students and staff said it’s a learning experience they’ll never forget.

Mar 17, 2020

Boredom Busters

Spending unexpected time at home with the kids? NC State Extension’s Liz Driscoll outlines five fun indoor projects to help keep everyone’s minds active and hands busy.

Mar 13, 2020

Now What?

Without going far, kids can explore and learn from familiar environments. Liz Driscoll, an NC State Extension 4-H specialist, suggests five easy outdoor activities to try when your kids are feeling cooped up.

Mar 12, 2020

Focused on Problem-Solving and Advocacy

NC State student Peyton Gardner plans to leave this world better than she found it by the work she’s doing at the Department of Horticultural Science.