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Jun 7, 2011

Chasing the Whirlwind

With destructive tornadoes blistering locales like Joplin, Mo., Tuscaloosa, Ala. as well as sites traditionally inhospitable to tornadoes – like Raleigh, Minneapolis, Minn. and Springfield, Mass. – figuring out more about how and why tornadoes form becomes more relevant – and critical to saving lives. 

May 31, 2011

The Bad Bugs of Summer

To protect yourself from mosquitoes, ticks, black widows and other creepy crawlies this summer, arm yourself with information about why they act the way they do. 

May 10, 2011

Hats Off To The Class of 2011

The RBC Center became a sea of red Saturday morning as more than 4,500 students became the next wave of NC State alumni. 

Apr 29, 2011

Bringing Animal – and Human – Medicine into the 21st Century

Coming in at 110,000-square-feet, the NC State Terry Center will be one of the largest, most technologically advanced veterinary facilities in the country. 

Apr 24, 2011

Creating Tomorrow’s Success Stories

The business world is always on the hunt for the next big thing. NC State recently showcased some contenders - products invented and brought to market by NC State student entrepreneurs. 

Apr 24, 2011

Thinking Big

Pete Geisen graduated from NC State with a business degree and a job running his own nanotechnology company. Find out how NC State's focus on entrepreneurship boosts the economy and pays big dividends for students who think big. 

Apr 21, 2011

Earth Day: Global Research Challenges

For more than 40 years, Earth Day has been a call to arms to appreciate and protect our natural environment. In order to accomplish that mission, we must first understand the challenges threatening our environmental health and sustainability. 

Mar 16, 2011

Fire It Up

The basketball is in your hands, the score is tied and time's running out. You're about 10 feet away from the basket on the right side of the court, just outside the free-throw lane. Before the clock hits 0:00, check out new research from NC State engineers that shows whether a direct shot or a bank shot has a better chance of scoring your team a postgame victory celebration. 

Feb 21, 2011

All-Around Champions

Atlantic Coast Conference commissioner John Swofford announced Friday that three NC State student-athletes, including senior gymnast Brittany Vontz, have been selected to receive the Weaver-James-Corrigan Award, given to student-athletes who have performed with distinction in competition, in the classroom and in the community. 

Feb 17, 2011

The French Connection

Like many prospective engineers, Quentin Vermont is here in part to broaden his job prospects. But unlike most other engineers on campus, Vermont is pursuing a degree from the France-based SKEMA Business School, which opened its first U.S. campus at NC State last month.