Covid-19 Response

May 14, 2020  |  Covid-19 Response

Researchers receive NSF grant to track novel coronavirus in wastewater

Wastewater monitoring for novel coronavirus could help provide early warning of outbreaks.

May 11, 2020  |  Covid-19 Response

What they’re trained for

Biomedical engineers at UNC-Chapel Hill and NC State respond to COVID-19 by teaming to speed the development of an emergency ventilator.

May 11, 2020  |  Covid-19 Response

ASSIST Center partners on virtual incubator to advance remote care

The ASSIST Center led by NC State has partnered with Digital Health Institute for Transformation (DHIT) to launch a virtual crowdsourced incubator that will serve as an innovation engine for advanced remote care. The program, COVID-19 Unites Us All, will consist of a biweekly webinar series featuring panels of thought leaders in digital health, as well as an Innovation Sprint.

May 1, 2020  |  Covid-19 Response

Entrepreneur student gives back by making PPE for healthcare workers

Hartley LeRoy has been hard at work volunteering to make face shields for front-line health care workers.

Apr 29, 2020  |  Covid-19 Response

Lessons distilled, from sports medicine to sanitizer

At NC State, Jeff Dugas ’90 learned about problem solving, leadership, service and more, and he has built on the experience as a successful orthopedic surgeon and distillery co-founder.

Apr 29, 2020  |  Students

Adapting to online: A remote master’s defense

Master’s student Ryan Spurney learned over spring break that his in-person defense would have to be done remotely over Zoom, a virtual meetings platform, because of social distancing at NC State University. He offers tips for success.

Apr 23, 2020  |  Covid-19 Response

Joining forces on face shields

Faculty teams at UNC-Chapel Hill and NC State University share the same goal: creating medical face shields for health care workers. Now, they’re teaming up to make it a reality.

Apr 21, 2020  |  Covid-19 Response

Industry Expansion Solutions helping fight the COVID-19 virus

In mid-March, NC State’s Phil Mintz received a request from the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) asking for “volunteers who can donate and provide and/or produce within two weeks large-scale quantities of critical supplies to help the nation respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.” Since then, his phone hasn’t stopped ringing.

Apr 17, 2020  |  Covid-19 Response

The doctor is in

Engineering alumna helps guide Raleigh hospital through COVID-19 crisis.

Apr 14, 2020  |  Covid-19 Response

A resilient pack: 2 stories of ingenuity and compassion

A Facilities employee helps the state in a unique way, and Park Scholars exemplify the meaning of ‘community.’