New Program Fosters Collaboration Between Students and Industry

New Program Fosters Collaboration Between Students and Industry

Written by Rebecca Nagy, Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering
The opportunity to work outside the classroom on real-world problems is an invaluable experience for students. A new undergraduate scholars program […]

Carrying Water for a Cause

Carrying Water for a Cause

Since NC State alum Doc Hendley founded Wine to Water in 2004, the Boone-based nonprofit organization has provided clean water for more than 600,000 people in 25 countries.

Now the NC […]

How Living Structures Can Better Protect Our Coastline

How Living Structures Can Better Protect Our Coastline

Waves, tides, storms and hurricanes can all take a toll on the coastline, eroding the land and rewriting the shoreline. Those changes can put infrastructure and communities at risk. But […]

Manganese Oxides in Treatment System Could Be Mixed Blessing

Manganese Oxides in Treatment System Could Be Mixed Blessing

In a “bad news, good news” scenario, researchers at North Carolina State University have found that some black sludge growing in a water-treatment site could have redeeming benefits.

The black sludge […]

Student-Led Energy, Water Competition Boasts Big Savings

Student-Led Energy, Water Competition Boasts Big Savings

A little rivalry can be a good thing — especially when it comes to saving energy and water. In just 28 days, a student-led energy and water challenge between residents […]

NC State Researcher Unearths Soil’s Impact On Human Health

NC State Researcher Unearths Soil’s Impact On Human Health

On the door of Dr. Dean Hesterberg’s office in Williams Hall is a sticker that reads, “I heart soil.”

That simple phrase sums up the driving motivation behind his more than […]