Some of Earth’s naturally occurring heavy metals can take a significant toll on human health. That’s why lead, arsenic, cadmium and other toxic metals headlined the first research symposium hosted […]
The NC State Sustainability Council is accepting nominations through March 11 for the 2017 Green Brick Awards, which recognize NC State students, faculty, staff, departments and student organizations for contributions to […]
While the Wolfpack enjoyed winter break, hundreds of NC State campus buildings collectively avoided $294,537 in energy costs through the university’s Winter Holiday Energy Saving Initiative.
Since 2004, NC State has […]
What has risen in cost faster than new home prices and healthcare?
Surprise, it’s textbooks.
Today’s college textbooks are more than 800 percent pricier than in 1978, sharply outpacing inflation and averaging […]
A plan to shed more light on the complicated genetics of the sweet potato has garnered two NC State University scientists an Agricultural Greater Good Initiative Award from the genomics […]
Elsita Kiekebusch, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Applied Ecology, is studying how future climate condition changes — especially temperature increases — could affect the survival and growth of […]
Imagine you’re a college student able to walk out of your residence hall, swipe your student identification card at a small module on the nearest bike rack and start riding […]
Ponder this the next time you wash your hands. If, after drying your hands, you had the opportunity to toss that used paper towel into a compost bin instead of […]
Harrelson Hall is gone, but most of its contents and building materials live on due to NC State’s successful recycling and reuse efforts.
During the 2016 deconstruction of Harrelson Hall, the […]
Millions of U.S. households struggle to have enough to eat, yet millions of tons of food are thrown into the garbage each year. And we don’t know how much edible […]