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Nov 29, 2011

Dr. Donald Bitzer

Dr. Donald L. Bitzer was part of the team that discovered plasma-screen technology. 

Nov 29, 2011

Dr. Roger Narayan

Dr. Roger Narayan has explored the use of microneedles in processes that could advance the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. 

Nov 29, 2011

The Inventors

NC State is a leader in technological innovation, and its creative, committed faculty is the engine that drives that innovation. Meet some of the university's top faculty, The Inventors. 

Nov 29, 2011

Dr. Orlin Velev

Dr. Orlin Velev and fellow researchers developed a soft memory device capable of functioning in wet environments. 

Nov 29, 2011

Dr. Stephen Michielsen

Dr. Stephen Michielsen developed an anti-microbial nanocoating that, when exposed to light, kills viruses. 

Nov 20, 2011

Sweet possibilities

NC State research is yielding a new understanding of how the sweet potato can be used. More than just a food source for people, the sweet potato holds potential as a fuel source, a base for pet foods and a safe starch for diabetics. 

Nov 13, 2011

54 Things To Do At NC State

Student Government’s “54 Things To Do at NC State” captures the spirit of NC State. Learn more about the activities that shape the campus culture, from the Krispy Kreme Challenge and football tailgates, to the university arts scene and student volunteer projects. 

Nov 13, 2011

Inside the Belltower

No building evokes the feel of NC State like the Memorial Belltower. Since its completion in 1937, the 115-foot monument to alumni killed in World War I has been the university’s most recognizable symbol and likely the least-explored building on campus. Students, alumni and supporters know it well, but few have been inside the granite belfry. Lately, though, the club of Belltower insiders has grown, thanks to Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Tom Stafford. 

Nov 11, 2011

Rethinking the college classroom

Bob Beichner, a professor of physics, is working to replace the traditional lecture at the center of the traditional American classroom. 

Oct 30, 2011

Diving in

NC State's Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures and the US Army are expanding a project that offers intensive foreign language training to ROTC cadets and other students. Starting in January, active-duty soldiers will begin studying at Ft. Bragg and, later, on campus.