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Tag: Research

Sep 9, 2016

Engineering Meets Political Science

Thanks to the Jenny Chang Public Policy Endowment Award, Park Scholar Richa Patel spent the summer as an intern in the State Department, researching how and why certain kinds of "disruptive" technology could impact U.S. foreign policy. 

Aug 29, 2016

Mr. Sweet Potato’s Legacy

North Carolina’s sweet potato growers are building an endowment at NC State to ensure that a most successful university-industry partnership endures. 

Jun 23, 2016

The Fly Whisperer

Pioneering geneticist Trudy Mackay's work with fruit flies is influencing scientists around the world and leading to important discoveries. Mackay is the William Neal Reynolds and University Distinguished Professor in NC State’s College of Sciences. 

Apr 25, 2016

Undergrad Pursues Mobile Eco App Research

Thanks to an Undergraduate Research Award, funded by NC State’s Office of the Provost and gifts to the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Taranga Malaviya assists in a study of how mobile applications can help the public make sustainable choices. 

Mar 9, 2016

Barrangou Wins Warren Alpert Foundation Prize

Rodolphe Barrangou, an NC State professor and pioneer of the discovery of the adaptive bacterial immune system known as CRISPR, has been named a recipient of the 2016 Warren Alpert Foundation Prize. Barrangou is the Todd R. Klaenhammer Distinguished Scholar in Probiotics Research. 

Johnston County farm corn field.

Mar 7, 2016

Block that Pollen

William Neal Reynolds and Distinguished University Professor of Crop Science Major Goodman, and graduate student Zachary Jones, identify “pollen blockers” in corn that can prevent organic corn from being pollinated by genetically modified plants.