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Copper Wolf on Central Campus in the fall

Nov 17, 2020

Karli Moore ’16 Cultivates a Career Strengthening Native American Agriculture

Park Scholar alumna and 2016 valedictorian Karli Moore made the most of her time at NC State by double majoring in the College of Sciences and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Now, she's taking the skills she learned in college and using them to benefit the state of North Carolina — specifically, the Native Americans who help make it an agricultural powerhouse. 

David Dickey

Nov 10, 2020

NC State Statistician Dickey Named Clarivate Citation Laureate

David Dickey, William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor Emeritus in the Department of Statistics at NC State, has been named a 2020 Citation Laureate by Clarivate Web of Science. The award honors researchers whose work and influence “is comparable to that of past and future Nobel Prize recipients.” Dickey, who helped create the widely used Dickey-Fuller Test in 1979, is an award-winning statistician and a founding member of NC State’s Institute for Advanced Analytics. 

The memorial belltower lighted red.

Oct 27, 2020

College Honors Outstanding Achievements at 2020 Awards Ceremony

The College of Sciences recently recognized three alumni and friends and one student for their outstanding achievements and contributions. Learn more about the professional accomplishments, voluntarism and philanthropy of Meredith Williams, Bill Trent and Ellison Anne Williams, as well as the achievements of Gino Fernandes, a senior in microbiology who spoke at Red and White Night 2019. 

Day of Giving Stronger as a Pack logo over image of Belltower

Sep 29, 2020

College of Sciences Raises More Than $2 Million on Record-Breaking Day

Generous donors from around the globe contributed nearly $2.3 million to the College of Sciences as part of NC State’s Day of Giving: Stronger as a Pack fundraising event on Sept. 16. The 24-hour event was designed to unite the Wolfpack in support of our students and show the strength of our community. 

Wolf icons on the Talley Student Union elevator glass wall.

Sep 22, 2020

Pursuing Their Passions

More than 750 first-year and transfer students are bringing their bright ideas and big hearts to the College of Sciences. Meet four of them: Trinity Taylor, who holds the college's J. Richard Mowat Memorial Scholarship; Jesus Vina Moreno, a transfer Goodnight Scholar; Katherine Cherry, a Park Scholar; and Max Bhuiyan, who received the Gould Family Scholarship in the Solomon Scholars Program. 

Ruoying He points to weather map on a screen

Sep 15, 2020

NC State Receives $2.5M to Drive Research in Artificial Intelligence and Oceanography

Ruoying He, Goodnight Innovation Distinguished Professor in the Department of Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, is among a group of scientists recently awarded a major National Science Foundation (NSF) grant for a new research institute on artificial intelligence (AI) and environmental prediction. 

Phil Castellano working with lasers in his lab

Sep 1, 2020

Chemistry Researchers Receive $3.3M as Part of New Solar Energy Center

Felix (Phil) Castellano and three other NC State researchers are part of a team that recently received U.S. Department of Energy funding to establish a research center to advance artificial photosynthesis for the production of fuels from sunlight. The team, which includes investigators at six institutions, will use the $3.3 million to be received over five years for their work with the Center for Hybrid Approaches in Solar Energy to Liquid Fuels (CHASE). Castellano is a professor of chemistry and Goodnight Innovation Distinguished Chair. 

virtual mosaic displaying students spelling 2024 in front of Talley

Aug 25, 2020

Meet the Newest Members of the Pack

A Park Scholar, an FFA leader, a Goodnight Scholar, a member of the Wolfpack football team and a Summer Textile Exploration Program participant are just a few of the newest members of NC State's student body. Though this year’s first-year and transfer students are facing a new kind of fall semester, they’re ready to work hard, have fun and make the most of every opportunity.   

Joshua PIerce in the lab

Aug 18, 2020

New Program Drives Research and Training in Chemistry and Life Sciences

A new program led by the College of Sciences is bringing together 40 faculty from across NC State to focus on innovative research and training at the intersection of chemistry and life sciences. The Chemistry of Life program will seed innovative, interdisciplinary research projects in molecular-focused areas ranging from synthetic chemistry and synthetic biology to chemical biology and biochemistry. Joshua Pierce, LORD Corporation Distinguished Scholar and associate professor of chemistry, led its development. 

Jorge Piedrahita (right) and members of his lab interact at a table at the 2019 College of Veterinary Medicine Open House.

Aug 4, 2020

Aligning Strengths to Advance Medicine

The Comparative Medicine Institute is making NC State a destination for innovative research and training in biomedical sciences. The institute encourages interdisciplinary collaborations among more than 200 biomedical sciences-focused researchers in six colleges and 26 academic departments at NC State, as well as researchers from UNC-Chapel Hill, Duke University and N.C. Central University. Co-directors are Joshua Pierce, LORD Corporation Distinguished Scholar in the College of Sciences, and Jorge Piedrahita, Randall B. Terry Jr. Distinguished Professor of Translational Medicine and Alumni Association Distinguished Graduate Professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine.