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September 2020

neon map of a neuron in C. elegans a

Sep 28, 2020

Researchers demonstrate how deep learning can advance study of neural degeneration

Researchers are showing that AI is a valuable tool for research into neural degeneration. 

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Sep 24, 2020

Podcast: Robocalls

Computer scientist Brad Reaves talks about robocalls – how they work and what happens if you answer. 

Astronaut and alumna Christina Koch

Sep 23, 2020

NC State graduate and astronaut Christina Koch makes Time Magazine’s top 100 most influential people

Every year, Time Magazine creates a list of the top 100 most influential people across the globe. This year, NC State graduate Christina Koch made that list for participating in the first all-female spacewalk. 

A woman holds a circuit board.

Sep 23, 2020

Inside ABB and NC State’s decadeslong partnership

ABB was the first corporate partner to move onto Centennial Campus. Now, 30 years later, the company is still working with NC State to improve the reliability and reduce the cost and environmental impact of electric power systems. 

Rashida Hodge

Sep 22, 2020

Hodge Makes Fortune’s 40 Under 40

ISE alumna and advisory board member Rashida Hodge makes Fortune Magazine's 40 Under 40 Technology list. 

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Sep 17, 2020

Need-based scholarship initiative gets $5 million boost

NC State’s Extraordinary Opportunity Scholarship Initiative is gaining momentum via $2.5 million gifts from alumnus Steve Angel and an anonymous donor, bolstering a matching-funds pool to inspire others. 

glowing lines in the shape of a brain

Sep 17, 2020

New data processing module makes deep neural networks smarter

AI researchers have improved the performance of deep neural networks by combining feature normalization and feature attention into a single module. 

NC State Day of Giving, 9-16-20, Stronger as a Pack, #GivingPack

Sep 16, 2020

On Sept. 16, NC State Day of Giving shows we’re stronger as a pack

On Sept. 16, NC State is holding a special, one-time fall edition of its annual Day of Giving fundraising event. Day of Giving: Stronger as a Pack will focus on meeting students’ basic needs, need-based scholarships and diversity and inclusion programming. 

Carlan Ivey

Sep 15, 2020

College’s graduate programs prioritize recruiting students from a military background

One of Dr. Brandon McConnell's roles at NC State is that of military and veteran recruiting coordinator for the College of Engineering. That position is part of an effort by the College to prioritize recruiting of graduate students with military ties. 

Sep 14, 2020

Research sheds light on earliest stages of Angelman syndrome

New research from NC State provides insights into the earliest stages of Angelman syndrome. The work also demonstrates how human cerebral organoids can be used to shed light on genetic disorders that affect human development.