NC State Mosquito-Resistant Clothing Prevents Bites in Trials

North Carolina State University researchers have created insecticide-free, mosquito-resistant clothing using textile materials they confirmed to be bite-proof in experiments with live mosquitoes. They developed the materials using a computational model of their own design, which describes the biting behavior of Aedes aegypti, the mosquito that carries viruses that cause human diseases like Zika, Dengue fever and yellow fever.

Stormy Outlook

A new paper published by an East Carolina University researcher in the Department of Coastal Studies shines light on the effect human-made infrastructure and natural topography has on coastal wetlands after major storm events.

FSU clears $1.6 million in student balances

At Fayetteville State University (FSU), leaders recently utilized pandemic funding to clear the debt of all students who attended the university at any point during the pandemic. Any student with a past due balance was cleared. Students attending the FSU from fall 2019 to spring 2021 now have zero balances.

UNC System announces presidential scholars for 2021-22 academic year

University of North Carolina System President Peter Hans announced today that three recent graduates of UNC System institutions will serve as Presidential Scholars for the 2021-22 academic year. As part of an annual program, Presidential Scholars serve a one-year appointment and provide a wide range of professional functions for the UNC System Office.

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New Agreement Offers Eligible Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Students Guaranteed Admission to UNC Charlotte

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College officially launched a guaranteed admission partnership with UNC Charlotte at a recent meeting of the college’s Board of Trustees. Representatives from both institutions were on hand to formally sign an agreement for the 49erNext program, which provides guaranteed admission for eligible Rowan-Cabarrus students who transfer to UNC Charlotte to pursue a bachelor’s degree.

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