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The spring 2019 OCIP team The spring 2019 OCIP team. Front row, left to right: Rebecca Sanchez, Bethany Smith, Arlene Mendoza-Moran, Christopher Beeson and Bethanne Tobey. Back row, left to right: Peter Hessling, Julianne Treme, Melissa Ramirez, Muntazar Monsur and Christine Cranford. Pictured in the lobby of CTI. The front row is sitting on a couch and the back row is standing behind them.

Feb 26, 2019

Confirming Commitment to Online Course Quality through Quality Matters

The Online Course Improvement Program (OCIP) has a new cohort of faculty who will work to make improvements to their online courses to meet the nationally recognized standards of the Quality Matters organization. Meet the new group of dedicated faculty members committed to providing quality online teaching and learning. 

Moros intrepidus

Feb 21, 2019

New Species of Tiny Tyrannosaur Foreshadows Rise of T. Rex

New tiny tyrannosaur nicknamed “harbinger of doom” paved the way for T. rex to rule. 

Jan 28, 2019

Molecular Analysis of Anchiornis Feather Gives Clues to Origin of Flight

Molecular analysis of a fossil feather could help scientists understand when dinosaur feathers developed capacity for flight. 

Galagadon

Jan 21, 2019

Ancient Carpet Shark Discovered with ‘Spaceship-Shaped’ Teeth

A small prehistoric shark with spaceship-shaped teeth takes its name from the video game Galaga. 

Jan 16, 2019

Joelle Fuchs

Interview with Joelle Fuchs BA in Biological Sciences, with a focus on social and biological determinants of mental health. Graduated:  December, 2018 (CONGRATULATIONS and DON’T FORGET US!)   What is… 

Fred Wright

Jan 15, 2019

Five Questions with Fred Wright

NC State’s Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program showcases the university’s commitment to interdisciplinary excellence and field-leading faculty. Fred Wright, a member of the Bioinformatics cluster and director of the Bioinformatics Research Center, gives insight into his research and the impact of interdisciplinarity at NC State. 

skull on a lab table

Jan 14, 2019

Research Finds Serious Problems With Forensic Software

New research finds significant flaws in recently released forensic software. 

Three alums discuss the importance of philanthropy at Red & White Night.

Jan 8, 2019

Philanthropy Helps ‘What If’ Become ‘What Is’ for 2013 Graduates

KeJuan Weaver, Hillary Spangler and Andrew Miller have turned “what if” into “what is” since graduating from NC State in 2013. See how this impressive group of alumni has embraced Think and Do. 

Student Kerri Johnson in Talley Student Union

Dec 12, 2018

Kerri Johnson: Remarkable Researcher

Undergraduate research has been a major part of graduating biological sciences student Kerri Johnson’s NC State experience. 

painting of insects

Dec 12, 2018

College Textbooks Largely Overlook the Most Common Animals

Biology textbooks devote less than 1 percent of their text to discussing insects, which make up more than 60 percent of animal species.