Each year, NC State hosts a variety of events to give community members the opportunity to learn more about science in accessible, interesting venues.
NC State NanoDays
Students and teachers from across North Carolina participate in this exciting annual event. NanoDays, coordinated by Dr. Gail Jones and some of her graduate students in the Math, Science, and Technology Education Department, offers opportunities for the public to visit research labs, experience materials science mini-lab investigations, and hear researchers talk about materials science advancements.
NC State participates in Science Cafes in partnership with the NC Museum of Life and Sciences. These highly successful events, open to the general public, feature presentations on advancements in nanotechnology research. The Nanoscale Science Education Research Group in the NC State College of Education helps coordinate the events.