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Nov 29, 2011

Dr. Orlin Velev

Dr. Orlin Velev and fellow researchers developed a soft memory device capable of functioning in wet environments. 

Nov 29, 2011

Dr. Stephen Michielsen

Dr. Stephen Michielsen developed an anti-microbial nanocoating that, when exposed to light, kills viruses. 

Nov 20, 2011

Sweet possibilities

NC State research is yielding a new understanding of how the sweet potato can be used. More than just a food source for people, the sweet potato holds potential as a fuel source, a base for pet foods and a safe starch for diabetics. 

Nov 13, 2011

Inside the Belltower

No building evokes the feel of NC State like the Memorial Belltower. Since its completion in 1937, the 115-foot monument to alumni killed in World War I has been the university’s most recognizable symbol and likely the least-explored building on campus. Students, alumni and supporters know it well, but few have been inside the granite belfry. Lately, though, the club of Belltower insiders has grown, thanks to Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Tom Stafford. 

Nov 11, 2011

Rethinking the college classroom

Bob Beichner, a professor of physics, is working to replace the traditional lecture at the center of the traditional American classroom. 

Nov 7, 2011

Mannequin Men

PyroMan™ and his superfriends, creations of the NC State College of Textiles' Textile Protection and Comfort Center, test garments for resistance to flames, heat and hazardous materials. 

Oct 23, 2011

Wild Life In Your Home

You may not know it, but your home is host to a staggering array of wild life that you can’t even see. To figure out what we’re living with, NC State researcher Rob Dunn wants to set out on a safari – in your house. 

Oct 12, 2011

Here come the judges

NC State faculty members help find the best North Carolina has to offer in culinary competitions at the North Carolina State Fair. 

Oct 3, 2011

Revolutionary Summer

Two NC State students reflect on a summer documenting the revolutionary movements in the Middle East. See and hear their poetic portraits of a revolution. 

Sep 27, 2011

Saving energy, money and lives

NC State’s own Dr. B. Jayant Baliga has been awarded the National Medal of Technology and Innovation – the nation’s highest honor for technological achievement.