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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. 

Aug 2, 2010

Head of the Class

Bob Larson is a man of many hats. A successful entrepreneur, renowned public-relations guru and a notoriously meticulous editor, it's his ability to cultivate an environment of creativity and mutual respect that most endears him to NC State communication students, who have voted him the department's top teacher eight times in the last decade. 

Jul 28, 2010

Making an Impact

NC State makes a greater contribution to the Triangle's economy than any other local college or university, say respondents to online polling conducted by the Triangle Business Journal. Garnering 50% of the 1,424 votes, NC State easily distanced itself from second- and third-place finishers UNC-Chapel Hill (28%) and Duke University (15%). 

Jul 26, 2010

Passing the Test

Who better to design a learning space than students? That was the thinking of Underwriters Laboratories executives, who worked with a quartet of NC State design students to imagine the interiors of the company's new education and training facility in Research Triangle Park. 

Jul 5, 2010

The Revolution

Wedged into a series of small rooms on the third floor of Witherspoon Student Center, the entirely student-run WKNC 88.1 FM serves up an around-the-clock, steady mix of music - everything from punk and metal to rap and a cappella. It's a seriously successful formula that has earned 88.1 FM bragging rights as the Triangle's top station of its kind. 

Jun 29, 2010

Rock Can Roll

In continuing NC State's mission to assist and serve those beyond the borders of our campus, Student Government, the Union Activities Board and WKNC 88.1 came together last week with a singular goal in mind - cranking up the volume to help a local food bank fight hunger across 34 North Carolina counties.