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NC State gateway at sunset

Sep 22, 2021

Helping NC Communities Build Better Resiliency Against Extreme Weather

NC State leads a multi-institutional effort to develop climate resilience solutions in frontline communities in the Carolinas. 

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Sep 20, 2021

How the Pandemic Triggers Mental Health Struggles

A large, multi-state study highlights how the COVID-19 pandemic has created a cyclical public health problem by both exacerbating mental health challenges and making it more difficult for people to maintain physical activity. 

cluster of bottles containing covid-19 vaccine sit on a white counter

Sep 13, 2021

Vaccine Q&A: Are mRNA Vaccines Going to Replace Other Vaccines?

There are many reasons mRNA vaccines are unlikely to replace other technologies any time soon. 

small corn plants in a field

Sep 2, 2021

NC State and BASF: Dedicated to a Sustainable Future

As partners, NC State and BASF have completed more than 100 research projects together, including plant sciences innovation and crop protection. 

hand in a latex gloves holds a vial of covid-19 vaccine

Sep 2, 2021

Vaccine Q&A: Are COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters Ethical?

What about vaccine mandates? And when can we vaccinate kids? 

The inside of an NC State greenhouse

Aug 30, 2021

Greenhouse Effect: A More Sustainable Campus

Grounds Services is saving money and boosting sustainability by growing flowers and plants in its own greenhouse on the west side of campus. A $7,100 grant from the Sustainability Fund is making it possible. 

a shelf covered with vials of COVID-19 vaccine

Aug 27, 2021

Vaccine Q&A: What is a Vaccine Booster? And Why Might I Need One?

Yes, vaccines work. And, yes, you might also need a booster shot. 

Bite-resistant textiles

Aug 5, 2021

Mosquito-Resistant Clothing Prevents Bites in Trials

NC State researchers created insecticide-free, mosquito-resistant clothing using bite-proof textiles they designed. 

White man in uniform

Jul 31, 2021

Max Alff Nurtures a Passion for Plants

Max Alff graduated high school and enrolled in the NC State Agricultural Institute and studied Ornamentals and Landscape Technology. Alff's Ag Institute education inspired him to continue into NC State's four-year program. 

plants in a VEGGIE growth chamber

Jul 21, 2021

Plants Return from Space in Microgravity Research Projects

The plant biology experiments of two NC State researchers are back on Earth after spending weeks at the International Space Station.