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Nov 18, 2014 | Campus Life

NCAAs Returning to PNC Arena in 2016

NC State basketball first hosted the NCAAs in 1951. The first and second rounds of the 2016 men's tournament will return to PNC Arena, for the second time in three years and the fourth time since the building opened in 1999. 

Nov 18, 2014 | Campus Life

Crafts Center Sale Nov. 22

Put some art in your shopping cart this holiday season. The 30th annual Crafts Center Fair is slated for Saturday, Nov. 22. 

Nov 17, 2014 | The Abstract

Something Resistant This Way Comes: An Insect Mystery

An NC State entomology researcher has found that a feared crop pest found in North Carolina is becoming resistant to a common method used to protect crops. 

Nov 17, 2014 | Campus Life

NC State Joins Healthy Campus Initiative

NC State joins a national effort to improve campus wellness, nutrition. Get the details about 23 wellness-related guidelines the university will strengthen or implement over the next three years. 

Nov 14, 2014 | Faculty and Staff

NC State Among Top Fundraisers

A significant increase in donor giving boosts NC State on a prestigious list of the nation's top fundraising organizations. See how the university ranks on the Philanthropy 400. 

Nov 14, 2014 | Service and Community

Shelton Center Promotes Values-Based Leadership

An NC State center founded by a former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff puts the values of leadership front and center. Learn about the Shelton Leadership Center's important work and the upcoming Shelton Leadership Forum. 

Nov 13, 2014 | Campus Life

Drop off a Toy for a Tot

Through Dec. 15, NC State faculty and staff can drop off a new, unwrapped gift for NC State's annual Toys for Tots campaign, in conjunction with the U.S. Marine Reserves. Cash donations are also welcome. 

Nov 13, 2014 | Campus Life

Think and Do No Harm

A Web-based tool to help people make better decisions about new technologies, such as genetically engineered plants, nabs a top prize at an international competition. Meet the NC State students behind the innovative project. 

Nov 13, 2014 | Campus Life

5 Questions With Dean Kamen

Segway inventor Dean Kamen talks about facing criticism, teaching leadership skills to kids and how leadership is like love. Kamen speaks at the Shelton Leadership Forum Nov. 21. 

Nov 13, 2014 | Research and Innovation

Researchers Find New Way to Move Atomically Thin Semiconductors for Use in Extremely Flexible Devices

Researchers have developed a new way to transfer thin semiconductor films, which are only one atom thick, onto arbitrary substrates, paving the way for flexible computing or photonic devices.