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Oct 17, 2012

Sentiment Sleuths

In the age of Twitter, you don't have to wonder how people feel about the 2012 elections (or anything else). Twitter Viz, developed by NC State computer scientist Christopher Healey and his students, gives a more sophisticated view of all that opinion. 

Oct 12, 2012

An Education Pioneer

William C. Friday, an NC State alumnus and towering figure in American higher education, has passed away at age 92. 

Sep 26, 2012

Leaders From the Pack

Few universities can match NC State's record for producing military leaders. From a second-year Navy lieutenant to a retired Army general, meet some of transformational military alumni. 

Aug 31, 2012

Our Work Is Transformation

Our work creates impact. From the economy to the environment, we’re transforming the world every day. 

Aug 21, 2012

Heroes for the Half-Shelled

For the slow-footed turtle, speed can kill on highways and waterways. Luckily, the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine's Turtle Rescue Team is there to restore injured tortoises. 

Aug 12, 2012

First Class

NC State's 2012 freshman class is one of the most accomplished in university history. They boast the highest average SAT score of any group of new freshmen, and a strong record of service and engagement outside the classroom. 

Jul 31, 2012

Olympic Pack

The Wolfpack is in the house at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Meet four Olympians with NC State connections. 

Jun 25, 2012

Fast 15

The Fast 15, a group of speedy startups built on research from NC State, is bringing new technologies to the marketplace. 

Jun 11, 2012

Students First

Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Dr. Tom Stafford is an NC State institution. He retires July 1 after nearly 30 years leading student affairs. 

Jun 6, 2012

Father of the Airborne

Maj. Gen. William C. Lee, an NC State graduate, transformed modern warfare by championing the use of paratroopers.