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Jun 12, 2011

Smart grid central

Researchers at NC State’s FREEDM Systems Center are developing what can be called the “smarts” of the smart electrical grid — devices and networks that will one day seamlessly connect rooftop solar panels with batteries that store energy in the basements below. 

May 30, 2011

The Memorial Belltower

Standing like a sentinel at the university's main entrance, the Memorial Belltower symbolizes the defining values of NC State University: courage in the face of adversity, strength of character and an unwavering commitment to service. 

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. 

May 9, 2011

CAM Raleigh: Center of Art + Design + Education

CAM has partnered with NC State’s College of Design to create an ever changing space that acts as a testing ground for emerging artists to not only define the state of art today, but to grow into the masters of tomorrow. 

Apr 29, 2011

Bringing Animal – and Human – Medicine into the 21st Century

Coming in at 110,000-square-feet, the NC State Terry Center will be one of the largest, most technologically advanced veterinary facilities in the country. 

Apr 14, 2011

How Great They Art

NC State's 10th annual Art to Wear fashion show once again brought together some of the most creative minds on campus to show the latest in art and design. In an inspired show, student designers displayed a range of fashion - from haute couture to mass-market ready apparel. 

Feb 28, 2011

On the Waterfront

An oversized Whoopee cushion, several superheroes and an assortment of costumed critters joined their 'human' classmates for Saturday's Polar Plunge - an icy dip into NC State's Lake Raleigh - to help raise more than $60,000 for Special Olympics North Carolina. 

Feb 26, 2011

Finely Tuned

Each spring, mtvU seeks to recognize the nation's best college radio station with a 'Woodie Award.' Not only has our own WKNC 88.1 FM been nominated for top honors, NC State's home to all things eclectic sits squarely in mtvU's 'Top 10.' 

Feb 17, 2011

The French Connection

Like many prospective engineers, Quentin Vermont is here in part to broaden his job prospects. But unlike most other engineers on campus, Vermont is pursuing a degree from the France-based SKEMA Business School, which opened its first U.S. campus at NC State last month. 

Feb 10, 2011

We’ve Got Wheels

Frustrated with rising gas prices and the grind of the daily commute? A slew of new and improved transportation options offer NC State students, faculty and staff the opportunity to get around town in eco-friendly style and, in some cases, even eliminate the need for wheels of their own.