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Feb 20, 2017

No Longer 9-to-5

In his regular "Economic Perspective," consumer economist Mike Walden, William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor, discusses tradeoffs in work schedules and what they mean for employees and employers. 

Feb 20, 2017

Haddad’s Work Recognized

Dr. Nick Haddad, William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor of Applied Ecology, has been named a fellow of the Ecological Society of America (ESA) for his outstanding contributions to the science of ecology. 

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Feb 20, 2017

Boosting Sweet Potato Research

Dr. G. Craig Yencho, William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor and program leader for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences' sweet potato and potato breeding and genetics programs, along with fellow researcher Bode Olukolu, has received an Agricultural Greater Good Initiative Award from the genomics company Illumina. 

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Jan 23, 2017

Barrangou Wins 2017 NAS Award in Molecular Biology

Dr. Rodolphe Barrangou, the Todd R. Klaenhammer Distinguished Scholar in Probiotics Research, will receive the 2017 National Academy of Sciences Award in Molecular Biology. 

Jan 18, 2017

Distinguished Professor Shares Documentary at D.H. Hill Library

The NCSU Libraries will host a screening of Cedars in the Pines, a film that documents 130 years of Lebanese life in North Carolina. Akram Khater, the Khayrallah Distinguished Professor in Lebanese Diaspora Studies, will introduce the film and answer questions after the screening. 

Jan 16, 2017

Extraordinary Purpose: Supporting Innovative Research

As part of the Jordan Family Distinguished Professorship, two Forest Biomaterials Ph.D students are pushing the boundaries of the forest products industry with innovative research on lignin and bio-refinery processes. 

Nov 2, 2016

Facilitating Farm to Fork

Distinguished professor Dr. Nancy Creamer is at the forefront of efforts to use local food systems for the benefit North Carolina’s economy and citizens’ health and well-being. 

Sep 26, 2016

Student Research Spotlight

Edward Landi, a sophomore in the College of Natural Resources, received funding form the Office of Undergraduate Research to use radio telemetry to study the home range and habitat use of the hermit thrush, a bird species that has expanded its population and breeding range during the past 30 years. 

Sep 14, 2016

Missing the Mark on Mosquitoes

In a new Science article, Jennifer Kuzma, the Goodnight-North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation Distinguished Professor in Social Sciences in the School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA), argues that federal authorities are missing an opportunity to revise outdated regulatory processes not fit for modern innovations in biotechnology. 

Sep 9, 2016

Gates Foundation Grant Fuels NC State Study of Devastating Crop Disease

An ongoing NC State partnership to defeat a disease of cassava, a key African food crop, got a boost recently with a $2.15 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Dr. Linda Hanley-Bowdoin, William Neal Reynolds Professor of Plant and Microbial Biology, is principal investigator.