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Dhuru Patel portrait in graduation gown

May 3, 2021

A Healthy Pursuit

With scholarship support, College of Sciences senior Dhuru Patel embraced a range of academic, extracurricular and service opportunities that cemented his decision to pursue a medical career and his determination to give back. 

Nikhil Milind standing on a mountain overlooking the ocean

May 3, 2021

Nikhil Milind ’21 Awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

After he graduates from NC State, Park Scholar Nikhil Milind will head to Stanford University to pursue a Ph.D. in genetics as a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow. The five-year fellowship, which Milind worked with NC State’s University Fellowships Office to apply for, provides three years of financial support including an annual stipend of $34,000 and a cost of education allowance of $12,000. 

The NC State Belltower against a blue sky, with flowering trees in the foreground

Apr 30, 2021

Sciences Faculty, Staff, Students Receive 2020-21 University Honors

Nine members of the College of Sciences community were recently recognized with 2020-21 NC State teaching, diversity, extension and excellence awards. 

Memorial Belltower

Apr 6, 2021

NC State Students Receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Awards

The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students who are pursuing full-time research-based master’s and doctoral degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) or in STEM education. 

A graphic shows the ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses. Graphic by the CDC.

Mar 24, 2021

Three Common Antiviral Drugs Potentially Effective Against COVID-19

Three commonly used antiviral and antimalarial drugs are effective in vitro at preventing replication of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. 

Mar 3, 2021

Applying Written Communication Skills in Biological Sciences

Alice Lee, a professor in the College of Sciences, explains the importance of writing skills for students in biological sciences. 

Sleeping newborn

Feb 22, 2021

Q&A: Phthalates and Child Brain Development

Heather Patisaul talks about how phthalates can impact developing brains. 

microscopy image of SARS-CoV-2 viruses

Feb 15, 2021

Researchers Demonstrate Self-Sterilizing Polymers Work Against SARS-CoV-2

Researchers have demonstrated a family of self-sterilizing polymers that are effective at inactivating the virus that causes COVID-19. 

Eugene Cheung stands in front of a building.

Feb 4, 2021

In Era of COVID-19, Virtual Thesis Defenders Make the Most of It

NC State graduate students are taking advantage of the pandemic-necessitated virtual format to invite family and friends to attend their thesis and dissertation defenses. 

Parasaurolophus skull

Feb 2, 2021

Parasaurolophus Skull Solves Mysteries of Colorful Crest, Family Tree

A well-preserved skull answers questions about the Parasaurolophus family tree.