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Apr 17, 2013

Planting My Roots

Students, faculty, staff and community members planted roots at NC State's Agroecology Education Farm last Saturday for campus-grown food to be served in university dining halls. 

Apr 2, 2013

Rubbage Ride 2013

Dozens of students took to bikes and beautified campus and the surrounding community on Saturday, March 23. See what they found on the "Rubbage Ride." 

Apr 1, 2013

Big Savings on Renovation Project

NC State recycled more than 72 tons of materials and saved more than $30,000 during a recent renovation thanks to teamwork and sustainable building practices. 

Apr 1, 2013

Log Miles to Win Prizes

Join the Commute Challenge for a chance to win great prizes while you help conserve energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. 

Mar 22, 2013

Green Housekeeping

The use of green cleaning products at NC State saves money while protecting the environment. 

Feb 19, 2013

Program Nets Big Energy Savings

An NC State program to capture energy savings over the winter break netted North Carolina taxpayers more than $280,000. Learn how we did it. 

Dec 19, 2012

NC State Awarded $9 Million to Make Installing Home Solar Energy Systems Easier, Less Expensive

A new grant to North Carolina State University and several partners could make installing rooftop solar energy systems much less expensive and time consuming. 

Oct 8, 2012

Researchers Develop New Way to Determine Amount of Charge Remaining in Battery

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new technique that allows users to better determine the amount of charge remaining in a battery in real time. That’s good news for electric vehicle drivers, […] 

Oct 4, 2012

Researchers Reveal How Solvent Mixtures Affect Organic Solar Cell Structure

Controlling “mixing” between acceptor and donor layers, or solar cell domains, in polymer-based solar cells could increase their efficiency, according to a team of researchers that included physicists from North Carolina State University. Their findings […] 

Sep 13, 2012

NC State Makes It Easy to Be Green: Recycled Rafts, Electric Vehicles, Zero-Waste Tailgate

What: Fill up with fun, free food and rechargeable cars at NC State. You won’t find a red Solo cup at the Wolfpack’s green tailgate, but you could win a reusable beverage container to take […]