2018-19 University Faculty Scholars Named
NC State’s 2018-19 class of University Faculty Scholars was announced today. These 20 early- and mid-career faculty receive this designation due to their significant academic achievements and contributions to NC State through their teaching, research and community engagement.
NC State a Fulbright Leader — Again
NC State again makes the list of research universities with the most Fulbright U.S. Scholars.
Researchers Create ‘Shortcut’ to Terpene Biosynthesis in E. coli
Researchers create a more efficient, customizable enzymatic pathway for producing terpenes – molecules useful in everything from cancer drugs to biofuels – in E. coli.
Virtualizing Organic Chemistry Labs
Through an exploratory grant, DELTA teamed up with Maria Gallardo-Williams to create five virtual reality organic chemistry lab experiences. The student-focused and inclusive experience immerses users into the lab.
Virtual Library of 1 Million New Macrolide Scaffolds Could Help Speed Drug Discovery
New virtual library of 1 million macrolide scaffolds could speed antibiotic, anti-cancer drug discovery
NC State Library: Where Hair Product Researchers Go to Dye
NC State researchers use dye library to find new and safer hair-coloring products.
Thank You, Teachers
NC State faculty make a marked difference in the personal and academic lives of their students. In recognition of this commitment to holistic student success, the Office of Faculty Development started the Thank a Teacher program in 2010.
Approach Paves Way For New Generation of Antimicrobial Materials
Researchers have successfully developed materials with the ability to render bacteria and viruses inactive using only ambient oxygen and visible-wavelength light. The new approach opens the door to a range of new products aimed at reducing the transmission of drug-resistant pathogens.
Rocky Road: Nanocars Roll, Hop and Skid Across Surfaces
A nanocar’s rolling wheels can move the vehicle in a straight line in distances up to 16 times its body length.
Top Value in North Carolina — Again
NC State claims the distinction of offering North Carolina college students the best value for their money for the second straight year. The annual list by Money magazine ranks schools based on quality, affordability and alumni success.