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Aug 23, 2023

The Beauty of Research

Whether photographing scientists at work in the field or offering insights into the microscopic structure of living things, research images convey aspects of the world we struggle to describe with words alone. The winners of the 2023 Envisioning Research contest showcase the scope of research being done at NC State. The contest is a collaborative effort… 

Two researchers appear as silhouettes in front of a screen showing a digital heat map filled with greens, blues, reds, oranges and various other shades of colors.

Jul 12, 2023

Faculty Clusters Fuel a Culture of Excellence at NC State

The Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program has driven interdisciplinary success at NC State for more than a decade. Now university leaders are investing in a new phase of interdisciplinary growth. 

A closeup of equipment in Milad Abolhasani's existing self-driving lab, known as the "Artificial Chemist 2.0"

Jul 5, 2023

Research Team Awarded UNC ROI Grant to Accelerate Molecular Discovery Using an Autonomous Robotic Lab

An NC State University research team has been awarded funding from the UNC System Research Opportunities Initiative (ROI) to accelerate molecular and biological innovations enabled by next-generation self-driving labs. Self-driving labs… 

A colorized photo of a young adult Mary Yarbrough is held up in front of a swath of greenery, brick pathways and a fountain at Yarbrough Court.

Jun 28, 2023

A Hallowed Place Honors an NC State Icon

Mary Elizabeth Yarbrough broke molds and opened doors at NC State and beyond, earning a special place in Wolfpack hearts — and on our campus. 

Photo of Maria Gallardo-Williams and Derek Ham, winners of the 2023 Libraries Faculty Award

May 12, 2023

Maria Gallardo-Williams and Derek Ham receive the 2023 Libraries Faculty Award

Gallardo-Williams’ open pedagogy and Ham’s racial history VR artistry highlight their collaborations with the Libraries 

Memorial Belltower

Mar 29, 2023

NC State Announces 2022-23 Goodnight Early Career Innovators

NC State announced its 2022-23 class of Goodnight Early Career Innovators today. This program recognizes and rewards promising NC State early-career faculty whose scholarship is in STEM or STEM education. The 25 faculty selected will receive $22,000 ­for each of the next three years to support their scholarship and research endeavors. 

Kiran Soma holds a red, white and black banner that reads "Howling Success" in the lobby of Thompson Theatre

Mar 28, 2023

Howling Success: Kiran Soma

Kiran Soma (Chemistry, Communication Media ’24) is a Park Scholar, member of the University Honors Program and winner of Arts NC State’s 2023 Creative Artist Award in Theatre. 

Mar 21, 2023

Wilson College of Textiles Students Learn Science and Industry of Cosmetics in Cosmetic Chemistry Club

The Cosmetic Chemistry Club has something for every student in the Wilson College of Textiles — from learning the formulation of makeup to getting real world experience in the industry. 

a robot with a computer brain moves brightly colored chemicals around a board

Mar 15, 2023

Self-Driven Laboratory, AlphaFlow, Speeds Chemical Discovery

The system has already found a more efficient (and previously unheard of) way to produce high-quality semiconductor nanocrystals. 

Forrest Hentz at the blackboard in an archival, black-and-white photo.

Jan 11, 2023

Hentz Made Chemistry Make Sense

Longtime chemistry professor Forrest C. Hentz, inaugural recipient of the Holladay Medal, died in December at the age of 89 (the atomic number of actinium). 

Students work together at Hunt Library

Oct 12, 2022

Integrative Sciences Initiative: Fostering Cross-Discipline Collaboration at NC State

The Integrative Sciences Initiative Building will bring together students and scholars across various disciplines to transform STEM research and education. 

Sep 1, 2022

Chancellor’s Innovation Fund Awards Support to Six Promising Projects

The Chancellor’s Innovation Fund is supporting research to improve wireless EKGs, prevent and remove ice using a coating and make faster COVID-19 antibody tests. It’s supporting additional discoveries that could revolutionize human healthcare.