On Sept. 23, the Gregg Museum of Art and Design reopened after nearly seven months of closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The museum has implemented several safety precautions including weekend closures which has drastically cut their number of visitors.
Collaborative research currently taking place within NC State labs uses new CRISPR gene editing, which recently earned a Nobel Prize, in attempts to create a COVID-19 vaccine.
During the 2021 spring semester, there will be 283 spaces available for isolation and quarantine housing, as opposed to the 166 spaces available at the beginning of the fall 2020 semester.
Student Health Services will cover the cost of COVID-19 testing for asymptomatic individuals near or on campus who are available for biweekly testing.
The Casey Aquatic Center is now open and will remain open for NC State students as well as members. To find out more information on the Casey Aquatic Center visit the Wellness and Recreations Aquatics page at https://wellrec.dasa.ncsu.edu/aquatics/
With the amount of changes due to COVID-19 on campus, some of the more positive adaptations may get lost in the noise. 1887 Bistro should be seen as a model of effective change and flexibility during the pandemic.
Second time's the charm? NC State will begin the spring semester bringing students back to Raleigh, with spring break set for March 15-19, and fall exams scheduled for May 3-7.
With public libraries still closed down, how are they reacting to continue serving their community? Writing correspondent Sally Parker speaks with Deputy Director of Wake County Public Libraries Ann Burlingame and Director of External Relations of NC State Libraries Chris Tonelli to find out.
Following NC State students’ exodus from campus, what will happen to the wildlife that lives off our trash? Associate Professor Ange-van Heugten discusses the implications of campus wildlife migrations.