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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
A post-graduation seven-week tour of South American cities by two NC State architecture students in 2014 sure has legs. The students, Brian Gaudio and Abe Drechsler, spun off a documentary […]
Floyd. Matthew. What major storm will impact eastern North Carolina next?
Amid the destructive aftermath of Hurricane Matthew last fall, NC State’s College of Design saw an opportunity to help N.C. […]