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Oct 3, 2010

A Different Take

Since 2002, countless professors and thousands of university students had pored over the leading introductory electrodynamics textbook used today. But something in a recent lesson didn't ring true to physics doctoral student David Babson, who realized - and confirmed - an inconsistency in the text, related to one of the field's most basic principles. 

Sep 30, 2010

[Kitchen] Space: The Final Frontier

It's likely your grandchildren will thank Matthew Gilbride for all that extra countertop space in the year 2060. The industrial design grad student's award-winning concept may seem like something out of a Jetsons cartoon, but there's a lot of practical research behind it. 

Sep 27, 2010

Finding the Balance

An avid photographer and plant-propagation enthusiast, sophomore Amanda Wilkins spends her days with one foot planted knee-deep in foliage and soil and the other submerged in pictures and print as Editor-in-Chief of Technician, NC State's award-winning daily newspaper. 

Sep 15, 2010

Standing Out

Job recruiters looking to hire the nation's best trained and well prepared students to fill vacancies in today's improving job market ranked NC State among the 20 best universities in the country, according to a recent survey in The Wall Street Journal

Sep 9, 2010

Video Visionaries

Armed with the latest gear and a passion for storytelling, advanced video students like senior communication major Will Lamb are able to gain hands-on experience in all aspects of the constantly evolving industry - and land solid internship and job offers as well. 

Sep 7, 2010

UAB Gets Aggressive in Going Green

Recent Friday Fest activities not only brought national recording artists Lifehouse before a sellout crowd of 6,000 gathered on Lee Field, but also marked the single-largest "green" event ever held on NC State's campus. 

Sep 4, 2010

Brickyard Bounty

The lure of ice cold watermelon, crisp apples and ripe tomatoes attracted a steady stream of customers to the season's first campus farmers market this week. The market - run by students - is open for business every Wednesday in the Brickyard, near D. H. Hill Library. 

Aug 30, 2010

ShoeManity

For six NC State students, including sophomore environmental design in architecture major and Park Scholar Brian Gaudio, the opportunity to help collect and redistribute shoes to needy schoolchildren in the Dominican Republic has sparked a plan to build upon their experiences here at NC State as well as beyond the borders of our campus. 

Aug 26, 2010

Living Legacy

Members of the Wolfpack family gathered at the new Coaches' Corner on Tuesday afternoon to remember the late Kay Yow and dedicate a bronze sculpture in her honor. The idea to memorialize Yow - NC State's women's basketball coach for 34 years - grew out of a student suggestion during campus elections. 

Aug 10, 2010

Let’s Get Talking

A few months ago, the Oprah Winfrey network (OWN) and reality-TV producer Mark Burnett launched a national video campaign asking everyday people to share what they'd do with their own talk show. Entries poured in from around the world - including one from Kornelius Bascombe ('11), who has been named one of five "Your OWN Show" online finalists.