Two Textiles Faculty Recognized for Outstanding Extension Service
Two College of Textiles faculty members have received the NC State University Outstanding Extension Service Award, which acknowledges exceptional extension engagement and economic development activities. Learn more about recipients Dr. Karen K. Leonas and Dr. Bryan Ormond.
Two NC State scientists honored with Goodnight Innovation Distinguished Professorships
The professorships were made possible by a gift from longtime NC State supporters Jim and Ann Goodnight.
Red Hat donates $1 million to NC State’s Shelton Leadership Center
A major gift from Raleigh-based Red Hat will provide critical long-term support for the largest program based at North Carolina State University’s Shelton Leadership Center. Full...
Talk like a lemur. Attack a tumor. Explore the galaxy. This exhibit blends science and design.
Have you ever wondered how scientists detect dark matter? Or how radiologists attack cancer cells without killing healthy cells? Or how to make new antibiotics?...
Making an Impact: ZTE Fuels Innovation and Boosts NC Economy
Whether a local startup needs help testing a product, a national company wants assistance developing a new fiber or a global business is looking for workforce training, the College of Textiles is here to help. Since 2006, Zeis Textiles Extension (ZTE) has taught more than 650 courses to nearly 15,000 students with an economic impact in excess of $350 million. Read more about the extension and its mission to foster innovation and boost the local economy.
“Shark Tank” Competitions Provide Feedback, Increase Engagement in STEM Classrooms
Through a recently National Science Foundation funded $1.2 million ITEST grant, Jere Confrey and her team will continue to help math classrooms redesign group work to inspire and engage children through entrepreneurial problem-solving and coaching.
Farm School Grows Supportive Network for Entrepreneurial Growers
Through NC Farm School, participants gain more than insight into the ABCs of agricultural business planning. They also forge new networks and new friendships.
Outreach Grows Next-Generation Leaders for Agriculture and Life Sciences
Two programs in NC State’s Department of Crop and Soil Sciences illustrate the creative, compelling ways that CALS faculty members get kids excited about agriculture and biosciences.
Improving Public Engagement with Science Museums
A team of computer science, education and museum researchers is launching a project to better understand how museum visitors interact with educational exhibits. The ultimate goal: helping museums capture public interest.