Sep 22, 2011
Leaving lectures behind
A pair of NC State researchers is working to replace the traditional lecture at the center of the traditional American classroom. Bob Beichner, a professor of physics, and Lodge McCammon, a curriculum and contemporary media specialist, both favor activities that encouragement applying knowledge over absorbing it.
Sep 15, 2011
Students build landscape legacy
NC State landscape architecture students have left their mark on the university campus.
Sep 14, 2011
Obama visits NC State
The NC State community gave President Obama an enthusiastic Wolfpack welcome at Reynolds Coliseum. Obama discussed his proposals for job creation.
Sep 8, 2011
NC State honors military, first responders
A desire to honor those lost in combat inspired the construction of NC State’s Memorial Belltower in the 1920s. In that same spirit, the NC State community gathered at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, at the Belltower to honor first responders and soldiers, especially those lost in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks and the wars they sparked.
Sep 8, 2011
Answering the call
The Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks presented unprecedented challenges to our country. Chief among the tasks facing the United States after the attacks: innovation to meet those challenges. In fields from textiles to foreign-language training, NC State has been at the forefront, yielding better fabrics for firefighters and technology for detecting improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in combat zones.
Aug 18, 2011
As a massive renovation begins at Talley Student Center, meet the longtime university leader for whom the building is named.
Aug 16, 2011
From afar, freshmen found NC State
A desire to get away and the First Year College led identical twins Kristi and Kasey Czubernat from El Cajon, Calif., to NC State.
Aug 14, 2011
On the front line
Resident advisors do it all: offer academic advice, build community on campus, mediate conflicts, build campus communities. Meet two NC State RAs.
Aug 9, 2011
Red, White and Green
More than 4,500 new freshmen will make a big impact on NC State. Sustainability efforts will limit their environmental impact during Wolfpack Welcome Week 2011.
Aug 3, 2011
Larger Than Life
Three NC State design students bring a downtown Raleigh facade to life with "The Amazing Sky Race." The building is "the biggest canvas of my life," said one designer.