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May 12, 2021

NC State Honors Exceptional Faculty

The Celebration of Faculty Excellence is held each spring to recognize outstanding faculty who have received prestigious state, national and international awards, accolades or other distinctions during the previous year. In 2021, NC State honored 29 faculty virtually since the annual event could not be held in person.

May 5, 2021

Cultivating Balance in Online Courses

This article was written by Elizabeth Porter and published by Lily Fandel.  You wouldn’t expect to learn how to juggle in NC State’s Ph.D. of Horticultural Science program, but for Kira Sims, that was the case. “If someone asked me if I can juggle, I could say ‘yes!’ –– if juggling the work-life balance counts,” … Continue reading Cultivating Balance in Online Courses

May 3, 2021

Breeding a Berry Successful Career

WIth support from the John D. and Nell R. Leazar Distinguished Professorship, Gina Fernandez is developing a better berry — and the next generation of plant breeders.

Mar 22, 2021

Study Finds Plants Would Grow Well in Solar Cell Greenhouses

Hortidaily “We were a little surprised – there was no real reduction in plant growth or health,” says Heike Sederoff, co-corresponding author of the study and a professor of plant biology at North Carolina State University. “It means the idea of integrating transparent solar cells into greenhouses can be done.”

Jan 15, 2021

Feeding the Pack in 2021

Last year, Feed the Pack food pantry distributed more than 116,000 pounds of food to patrons. Learn more about supporting Feed the Pack in 2021 through volunteering, monetary gifts or purchasing from their Amazon wishlist.

Dec 8, 2020

2 Named Fellows of Inventors Academy

Two NC State faculty members have been honored for their innovative work at the forefront of their disciplines.

Dec 3, 2020

NC State to Hold Virtual Commencement Ceremony Dec. 4

NC State will confer degrees on more than 9,100 graduates from the spring, summer and fall semesters of 2020.

Nov 17, 2020

NC State Researchers Take On COVID-19

Toxicologist Jane Hoppin is among the NC State researchers who have pivoted to use their work to study aspects of this deadly disease.

Nov 10, 2020

We Modified Crops to Kill Pests, and Pests Evolved to Adapt. Now What?

What can be done to preserve pesticide resistance?

Nov 6, 2020

Grow Box Gets Kids Growing — Fall Vegetables, That Is

Family life tends to run in constant motion, and the hectic pace can make it hard to slow down, spend time with each other and celebrate cherished relationships. Enter the Grow Box.