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Integrative Sciences Initiative and Building

Fireworks behind the Memorial Belltower

Apr 8, 2024

Record Gifts Received for Integrative Sciences Building on NC State’s 2024 Day of Giving

Donors contributed more than $2 million to support the new Integrative Sciences Building, including major gifts from Chair of the Board of Trustees Ed Weisiger Jr. ’82 and his wife Betsy Fleming and former Board of Trustees member and three-time alumnus Jim Owens and his wife Katie. 

ChemEd Summit

Mar 15, 2024

ChemEd Summit Envisions Interdisciplinary Future for Chemistry Students

Transforming undergraduate chemical sciences education for the next-generation workforce took a step forward at NC State during the recent ChemEd Summit. The one-day event brought together members from the industrial, academic and state and federal chemical sciences communities. 

A render of the proposed NC State Integrative Sciences Building, situated on the Brickyard.

Feb 9, 2024

New Gift from Skanska USA Building Provides Strong Start for Integrative Sciences Building Construction

A generous gift from Skanska USA Building Incorporated provides a strong start to funding for NC State’s Integrative Sciences Building. The $125,000 founding commitment, made under the leadership of Executive Vice President and General Manager Mark Balling, will name Laboratory Rooms 169/171 in the building that will transform the sciences at NC State. 

Dec 13, 2023

Accelerating the Future of Innovation in Science and Technology

When it comes to navigating the future of scientific discovery, NC State sits in the driver’s seat. On January 11-12, 2024, the Integrative Sciences Initiative will host the FUTURE Labs Workshop, designed to discuss the progress and future of self-driving labs. 

A group of NC State leaders in hard hats "break ground" on the new Integrative Sciences Building.

Sep 21, 2023

NC State Hosts Groundbreaking for Integrative Sciences Building

The Integrative Sciences Initiative and Building will shape the way science is done at NC State. After the recent groundbreaking for the Integrative Sciences Building, the university moves one step closer to achieving that goal. 

A render of the proposed NC State Integrative Sciences Building, situated on the Brickyard.

Aug 23, 2023

NC State Hosts Integrative Sciences Building Groundbreaking

NC State will host a groundbreaking ceremony for the Integrative Sciences Building on Friday, September 8 from 2-3 p.m. on the Brickyard on Main Campus. All faculty, staff and students are invited to attend. 

A closeup of equipment in Milad Abolhasani's existing self-driving lab, known as the "Artificial Chemist 2.0"

Jul 6, 2023

Research Team Awarded UNC ROI Grant to Accelerate Molecular Discovery Using an Autonomous Robotic Lab

An NC State University research team has been awarded funding from the UNC System Research Opportunities Initiative (ROI) to accelerate molecular and biological innovations enabled by next-generation self-driving labs. Self-driving labs… 

Oct 19, 2022

Integrative Sciences Initiative: Fostering Cross-Discipline Collaboration at NC State

The Integrative Sciences Initiative and Integrative Sciences Building will bring together students and scholars across various disciplines to transform STEM research and education. 

Integrative Sciences Initiative

Mar 2, 2022

Joshua Pierce Named Director of Integrative Sciences Initiative

Joshua Pierce has been named director of NC State’s Integrative Sciences Initiative (ISI), effective February 1, 2022. He will report directly to Rob Dunn, interim senior vice provost for University Interdisciplinary Programs, who, along with Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Warwick Arden, made the announcement today. 

Memorial Belltower

Feb 10, 2022

Engaging in Integrative Sciences

NC State seeks to raise the bar for interdisciplinarity in higher education, both through its new Office of University Interdisciplinary Programs and the Integrative Sciences Initiative and Building. The Integrative Sciences Initiative and Building will change the way NC State does science by facilitating new synergies in research, education and application.