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Dec 26, 2011

A Look Back at 2011

Another active year is in the books at NC State. See how the Wolfpack made a global impact in 2011. 

Dec 19, 2011

NC State mints 3,400 new graduates

More than 3,400 new graduates received their degrees Saturday during fall commencement activities. The new alumni heard from keynote speaker Dr. Rajendra Pachauri, a Nobel Prize-winning climate scientist and NC State alumnus. 

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. 

Oct 17, 2011

NC State in Asia

NC State's growing presence in Asia is opening professional, academic and personal opportunities to the university's students, faculty and alumni. 

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 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. 

Sep 2, 2011

The Real Home Field Advantage

All school colors are not created equal - at least where football fields are concerned. 

Aug 24, 2011

Grading the Professors

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