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Aug 29, 2019

DELTA Grants 2019-2020 Recipients Announced

DELTA is excited to collaborate with a new round of faculty partners on 22 new and four continuing DELTA Grants. We’re also adding one new DELTA Faculty Fellow to our four continuing fellows. We look forward to working with our faculty partners to create opportunities for student success. 

Aug 27, 2019

Meet Our New Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty

Eight accomplished tenured and tenure-track faculty are joining the College of Sciences in 2019-20. 

Common craniofacial landmarks.

Aug 13, 2019

Not Just Genes: Environment Also Shaped Population Variation in First Americans

Genes and environment drove population divergence in first Americans. 

Melissa Ramirez, smiling in a floral shirt in front of a red and yellow wall.

Aug 1, 2019

Meet DELTA Faculty Fellow Melissa Ramirez

Melissa Ramirez has been working with DELTA since she arrived to teach at NC State. Now, she’s one of our 2018-2019 Faculty Fellows, and she’s making strides to implement universal design in online learning and ensure that all students have the opportunity to succeed. 

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Jul 24, 2019

When Science is Sidelined, Uncertainty Reigns

Science is fundamental to effective decision-making and public policy. And uncertainty in science does *not* mean we don’t know enough to make rational and informed choices. 

Heather Patisaul in her lab in David Clark Labs

Jul 18, 2019

Biologist Patisaul Named Associate Dean for Research

Heather Patisaul, a decorated biologist and an expert on how environmental chemicals affect our health, has been named the new associate dean for research in NC State’s College of Sciences. 

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Jul 2, 2019

Being Certain About Uncertainty

Most people don’t understand uncertainty. Let’s talk about that. 

Alumni Gateway near sunset

Jun 18, 2019

Crumpler Wins University Award for Excellence

Crumpler, a teaching technician in the Department of Biological Sciences, was one of 12 to receive NC State’s most prestigious non-faculty honor. 

Well-adjusted dog

Jun 17, 2019

How Dogs Evolved ‘Puppy Dog Eyes’

Researchers have discovered the secret of “puppy dog eyes.” 

NC State student outside holding a ukulele

May 22, 2019

Solving the Riddle of Genes

Nikhil Milind, a 2019 Goldwater Scholar, is melding computer science and biology to explore links between genetics and disease.