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Aug 24, 2011

Grading the Professors

What happens when we ask students to rate their professors? Rave reviews and positive feedback. 

Aug 11, 2011

Pack to School

New beginnings, a bestselling author, service projects and free ice cream. It's all part of Wolfpack Welcome Week. Here's your faculty/staff insider's guide. 

Aug 3, 2011

A Winning Formula

Top 10 again? Find out how NC State rated in the latest Princeton Review/USA Today Best Value Colleges listing. 

Jul 27, 2011

McKimmon Center Partially Open

The McKimmon Center has reopened following a small fire Tuesday morning, although some meeting rooms are closed for cleaning because of smoke damage. 

Jul 18, 2011

Second Insurance Sign-up Begins

The online portal is open to make changes in your health insurance coverage. Here's why it's worth taking a second look during the follow-up enrollment period that ends July 29. 

Jul 7, 2011

Eyes on the Future

From the moon landing to missions to Mars, NC State has strong ties to space exploration. Learn how you can explore an interest in space research, whether you major in aerospace engineering or prefer food science or textiles instead. 

Jul 7, 2011

Coastal Healing

A walk on Bald Head Island inspired adjunct professor Keith Earnshaw to find a way to provide beach vacations for wounded soldiers and their families.  

Jul 6, 2011

Mouse Mission

Researchers with the joint NC State/University of North Carolina Biomedical Engineering team are studying how weightlessness affects bone density in mice, zeroing in on load-sensing bone cells. 

Jul 6, 2011

Sending Out an SOS

Weightlessness in space disrupts plant growth. NC State researchers are exploring ways to solve the problem so that plants can help feed space travelers and clean the air and water on future missions. 

Jul 6, 2011

Packing for Mars

To protect future space travelers, NC State students have designed a 1,900-square-foot inflatable living environment for four to six astronauts.