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Oct 15, 2014 | Campus Life

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 | Service and Community

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 | Campus Life

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 | Research and Innovation

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 […] 

May 7, 2014

NC State to Hold Commencement Ceremony May 10

North Carolina State University will confer degrees on more than 5,200 graduating students during its spring commencement exercise, beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 10, in the PNC Arena in Raleigh. Media coverage is invited. […] 

Apr 21, 2014

U.S. Archivist to Speak at NC State Commencement

David S. Ferriero, archivist of the United States, will deliver NC State’s commencement address on Saturday, May 10, at 9 a.m. at the PNC Arena in Raleigh. During the ceremony, Chancellor Randy Woodson will confer […] 

Mar 11, 2014

Lignin Breakthroughs Serve as GPS for Plant Research

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed the equivalent of GPS directions for future plant scientists to understand how plants adapt to the environment and to improve plants’ productivity and biofuel potential. Two articles […] 

Feb 27, 2014

Caught on Camera: Tree-Dwelling Orangutans on Ground

When researchers in Borneo set up camera traps to monitor tropical mammals on the ground, they didn’t expect to be photobombed by orangutans. In the wild, humans rarely see the red apes come down from […] 

Feb 11, 2014

A Wealth of Wildlife, Right in the Backyard

Zoologist Roland Kays travels the world to study rare species, so he calls it a “cool surprise” to find a wealth of wildlife in the suburban backyards of Raleigh and Durham, N.C. “As scientists, we’ve […]