Our Community in Action

Feb 19, 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.

Feb 18, 2021

Volunteers Needed to Support Testing Efforts

The university’s COVID-19 Resource Team needs faculty and staff volunteers to support testing centers and the quarantine and isolation program.

Feb 4, 2021

Are COVID-Sniffing Dogs the New Tool in Helping Detect the Virus?

Toxicology Professor David Dorman talks about how dogs are able to detect the virus and where this may be useful.

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.

Feb 3, 2021

Leading the Way

NC State alumnus Frankie Myers leads the design and development of the first at-home rapid COVID-19 test kit.

Jan 29, 2021

Answering the Call

Faculty member Lisa Chang — who is also a registered pharmacist — helps administer the COVID-19 vaccine across North Carolina.

Jan 22, 2021

Studying COVID’s Mental Health Impacts

NC State's Lincoln Larson co-authors a study of students at seven U.S. universities that identified risk factors for greater mental health impacts linked to COVID-19.

Jan 22, 2021

Students Team With Hosiery Mill to Create Face Coverings

Entrepreneurship scholars Sameer Murarka and Katie Lawson apply their industrial engineering knowledge in production line optimization, mask design and safe packaging to help meet the increased demand for face coverings during COVID-19.

Jan 22, 2021

Vaccine Q&A

Virologist and immunologist Matt Koci talks about vaccination rates and new mutations to the virus that causes COVID-19.

Jan 11, 2021

Vaccines Explained

Expert at NC State answer common questions about the new COVID-19 vaccines, their safety and effectiveness, and the challenges of global distribution.