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Dec 16, 2014

NC State to Hold Commencement Ceremony Dec. 18

PNC Arena will be awash in red as NC State confers more than 3,500 degrees on Thursday.  

Dec 2, 2014

Chef to Give NC State Fall Commencement Speech

Commencement speaker Vivian Howard will tip her chef's toque to NC State's fall graduates on Thursday, Dec. 18. 

Oct 27, 2014

NC State Wins National Award for Preparing Rural School Leaders

The Northeast Leadership Academy, an NC State program to train principals for hard-to-staff rural schools, will be in the spotlight Nov. 20 in Washington, D.C. 

Oct 27, 2014

Biofuel Breakthroughs

The biggest barrier to better biofuels is small but stubborn. NC State biotechnology experts explain the challenges of breaking down the plant cell wall.  

Oct 20, 2014

Red-Collar Research

Thanks to the real-world ingenuity of NC State textile and engineering students, there’s a passel of elephants in South Africa who’ll find it impossible to forget which villages they’re supposed to avoid. 

Oct 15, 2014

NC State to Hold Open House for Prospective Students Saturday

Thousands of prospective students will find out how to join the Wolfpack during NC State's Open House this Saturday.  

Oct 6, 2014

Roads Less Traveled: Fall Family Trips off the Beaten Path

North Carolina's extended fall offers plenty of chances to enjoy the colorful foliage on family outings from the mountains to the coast. 

Sep 11, 2014

This Is What Science Looks Like at NC State: Erin Seekamp

Erin Seekamp discusses her work as a social scientist studying communities' ability to respond to climate change. 

Aug 25, 2014

NC State Experts Can Discuss Back to School Topics

NC State education experts can offer insight on topics such as the future of the Common Core in North Carolina, along with practical advice for families.  

Jun 23, 2014

Carnivore Mystery: Why Fishers Thrive in East, Not West

For weasel-like fishers it’s a good time to live in the East. The fierce little carnivores are reclaiming historic habitats, including the Bronx, New York, where police have photographed one fisher. But it’s a different […]