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Dec 9, 2010

Building Tradition, One Brick at a Time

If you had to take an exam focused on NC State's storied history and one-of-a-kind traditions - like the annual Krispy Kreme Challenge - would you pass? If not, leaf through The Brick, a student-run publication full of fun facts and information about our university. 

Dec 8, 2010

Figuring it Out

When sophomore Andie Mitchell heard about a late-breaking $750 tuition increase, she called financial aid for help. In two weeks, staff members recalculated grant, scholarship and loan information to help almost 8,000 Wolfpack students, including Mitchell, pay for school. 

Dec 3, 2010

Meet Your Guide to Good Health

The 125,000 members of the Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) have a new national president and leader - NC State sophomore industrial engineering major Claire Lucas ('13), who aims to help better prepare students for careers in the booming health-care industry. 

Nov 29, 2010

Hitting the Road

For the next seven days, NC State alum and Raleigh-based graphic designer Will Langley, armed with only a $20 bill and a full tank of gas, is taking to the streets to raise the profile of the growing number of unsheltered homeless residents facing daily, harsh realities in our local community. 

Nov 23, 2010

Up to the Task

On Saturday, November 20, 39 members of NC State's Naval ROTC freshman class completed the "Wolfpack Challenge" - a six-hour test of their physical fitness ability, general military knowledge, knowledge of the major service components of the Navy and Marine Corps, and most importantly their ability to work as a team toward a common goal. 

Nov 19, 2010

Ready for Business

The Jenkins MBA program is reaching out to on-the-go business professionals, military members, international students and others who prefer distance education opportunities with the creation of a two-year, online MBA option scheduled to launch next fall. The program will begin receiving applications Jan. 3, 2011. 

Nov 12, 2010

Putting Education into Practice

Running for public office is not for the faint of heart of any age. But what if you're 21 years old, and a full-time, double-major, Dean's-list student? Meet NC State junior - and newly elected Wake County Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisor - Jenna Wadsworth. 

Nov 12, 2010

Leading the Pack

NC State students honored two of their own during halftime of Saturday's 38-3 win over Wake Forest, naming juniors Chandler Thompson and Sam Dennis as this year's Leader of the Pack award recipients, in recognition of their outstanding leadership, scholarship and community service contributions to the university. 

Nov 8, 2010

Hangin’ Around with Zach Galifianakis

From his early days of doing standup to the international spotlight in which he now resides, Zach Galifianakis has always done things his way. So when we had the opportunity to chat with him about his time on campus - including advice for current NC State students - we jumped at the chance. 

Nov 5, 2010

Extreme Makeover

Inside a makeshift garage, a team of NC State students moves hurriedly around a stripped-down SUV, working diligently under the watchful eye of three Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering graduate students. It's a race against the clock - as well as teams from 15 other universities across North America - to retool their ride into an energy-efficient, EcoCAR Challenge award winner.