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Feb 21, 2018

Making Global Health a Priority

NC State faculty research helps bolster the university’s academic reputation and solve global challenges. Sid Thakur seeks to address one of those challenges — infectious diseases — through his work in the College of Veterinary Medicine. Thakur, an associate professor […]

Feb 13, 2018  |  Faculty

Training International Scientists in Australia

Materials science and engineering professor Jacob Jones has worked to bring international research experiences to NC State students based on his own transformative experience as a postdoc working at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney, Australia.   “When I […]

Feb 5, 2018

Nominations Open for Global Awards

The Office of Global Engagement will recognize faculty and staff who have made contributions to the university or the world in international research, scholarship, or service at the upcoming Global Engagement Exposition on April 24.  NC State Global coordinates the efforts with the […]

Feb 1, 2018  |  Faculty

Sustainable Wildlife Monitoring in Kenya

A need for a more sustainable wildlife monitoring program brought together researchers from NC State and Kenya as concerns grow about the decline of certain animal species in Africa. NC State zoologist Roland Kays leads the eMammal data management system, […]

Jan 19, 2018  |  Faculty

The Seaflower Biosphere Reserve Project: Sustainable Tourism in Bogotá, Colombia

A chance encounter between colleagues interested in combining design with social entrepreneurship and tourism led to the Seaflower Biosphere Reserve Project, a collaboration between NC State and the Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano (UJTL). Headed by Associate Professor and applied anthropologist […]