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Aug 3, 2011

Larger Than Life

Three NC State design students bring a downtown Raleigh facade to life with "The Amazing Sky Race." The building is "the biggest canvas of my life," said one designer. 

Jul 27, 2011

Real Research, Real Results

From eradicating bed bugs to programming bandages, research at NC State produces results with real impact. 

Jun 7, 2011

Chasing the Whirlwind

With destructive tornadoes blistering locales like Joplin, Mo., Tuscaloosa, Ala. as well as sites traditionally inhospitable to tornadoes – like Raleigh, Minneapolis, Minn. and Springfield, Mass. – figuring out more about how and why tornadoes form becomes more relevant – and critical to saving lives. 

May 17, 2011

Free Verse

Two NC State students join a team of poets traveling to Egypt and Tunisia this summer to experience the democratic movements that are sweeping the region. Meet the artists behind "Poetic Portraits of a Revolution." 

May 10, 2011

Hats Off To The Class of 2011

The RBC Center became a sea of red Saturday morning as more than 4,500 students became the next wave of NC State alumni. 

Apr 24, 2011

Thinking Big

Pete Geisen graduated from NC State with a business degree and a job running his own nanotechnology company. Find out how NC State's focus on entrepreneurship boosts the economy and pays big dividends for students who think big. 

Apr 21, 2011

Earth Day: Global Research Challenges

For more than 40 years, Earth Day has been a call to arms to appreciate and protect our natural environment. In order to accomplish that mission, we must first understand the challenges threatening our environmental health and sustainability. 

Apr 19, 2011

In the Driver’s Seat

NC State alumnus Josh Whiton rides the cutting edge of entrepreneurship, launching one business that uses Web technology to track buses in real time and another that's introducing drivers to the power of high-performance electric vehicles. Hear about his road to success at this week's Entrepreneurs' Lecture Series. 

Apr 10, 2011

Where Art They Now

In 2004 and 2005, Ashley Newsome was just another student rushing to put last-minute touches on her showcased collections for NC State's annual Art to Wear fashion show. Today, Newsome owns her own sustainable fashion supply and custom clothing design and production studio. 

Apr 6, 2011

Charting NC’s Economic Future

With the economy on everyone's mind, NC State's Mike Walden has created a monthly index that forecasts how North Carolina's economy will perform over the next four to six months. Walden is a William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics at NC State.