Vaccine Q&A: Herd immunity and prioritizing access to vaccines
We also talk about why some people are unable to receive a vaccine.
NC State researchers take on COVID-19
While COVID-19, the disease caused by SARS-CoV-2, has brought much of the world to a standstill, it hasn’t stopped research at NC State. Faculty and the staff at the university have pivoted from their customary research to study COVID-19, using their expertise in battling the pandemic. Their research has covered a large scope, from how the…
On a Thursday morning in late May, the machine shop in Engineering Building III on NC State’s Centennial Campus is quiet for the first time in a long time.
Study finds dedicated clinics can reduce impact of a flu pandemic
A new study concludes that opening clinics dedicated specifically to treating influenza can limit the number of people infected and help to “flatten the curve,” or reduce the peak prevalence rate.
New software focuses on better targeting mental health resources
The tool would help make the most of limited mental health resources.
Making the cut
The COVID-19 pandemic forced many in the class of 2020 to celebrate graduation virtually, but Brandon Winslow marked his just the way he’d planned to for almost two years. He got a haircut.
Engineering internship gives new perspective on COVID-19
Megan Rettino helped build portable X-ray machines for GE Healthcare this summer.
Why we should already be planning for COVID-19 vaccine distribution
What is the best way to distribute vaccines fairly and efficiently?
All systems go
From her active research on pandemic disease spread to leadership as the head of the Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, A. Doug Allison Distinguished Professor Julie Swann thinks beyond boundaries and puts solutions into action to build a better world.
Graduate student teams up to help create peer support line for Indian students in the U.S.
When COVID-19 struck the nation in March 2020, students were faced with new uncertainties and hard decisions. Sathvik Prasad, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Computer Science at NC State, wanted to help his fellow international students.