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Dec 5, 2014

Hofmann Forest Purchase Agreement Terminates

The Board of Trustees for the Endowment Fund of NC State University announced today that the purchase agreement for Hofmann Forest has terminated with the buyers unable to finalize the financial contingencies of the contract. […] 

Jul 31, 2014

UNC Campus Security Initiative Releases Final Report and Recommendations

The UNC Campus Security Initiative issued a final report today, offering a comprehensive review and recommendations for improving safety and security across the 17-campus University of North Carolina. In a time of growing concern and […] 

Jul 10, 2014

NC State Designated ‘Innovation & Economic Prosperity University’ by APLU

In recognition of a strong commitment to economic engagement, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today designated North Carolina State University as an Innovation & Economic Prosperity University. The designation acknowledges universities working […] 

Apr 16, 2014

NC State Awarded $25 Million NNSA Grant to Develop Leaders, Improve Technological Capabilities for Detecting Nuclear Proliferation

NC State today was awarded a five-year, $25 million grant by the National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA) Office of Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation Research and Development to develop the next generation of leaders with practical experience […] 

Apr 7, 2014

Praxair to Invest $1.33 Million in NC State’s College of Engineering

North Carolina State University’s College of Engineering will receive a $1.33 million gift from Praxair Inc. and its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Steve Angel, to support workforce development, diversity initiatives, and teaching and research […] 

Mar 10, 2014

$3 Million Gift to NC State University Seeds Rural Student Access Initiative

Chancellor Randy Woodson announced today a $3 million gift that will start the “Farm to Philanthropy” program designed to expand rural students’ access to an NC State University education. The gift from Dr. Joseph K. […] 

Mar 4, 2014

Former Chancellor Joab Thomas Dies

The Harvard-educated biologist who led NC State to strong growth in facilities, grants and fundraising, died Monday in his native Alabama. The university remembers Joab Thomas. 

Feb 26, 2014

Woodson’s Spring Update March 17

If you feel like dancing during the chancellor's spring update, you'll be in the right place at the right time. The event is being held in the beautiful new Talley Student Union ballroom on, as luck would have it, St. Patrick's Day. Arrive early to get a seat. 

Feb 5, 2014

Emerging Issues Forum to Focus on Teachers, Teacher Quality

National education experts and policy leaders will join N.C. leaders to discuss how teacher quality impacts educational outcomes at the 29th annual Emerging Issues Forum. This year’s forum, titled “Teachers and the Great Economic Debate,” […] 

Jan 23, 2014

Officials Praise Climate Center at Opening

NC State celebrated the opening of the Southeast Climate Science Center this week at an event drawing an enthusiastic mix of university leaders, federal officials and students.