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Dec 12, 2012

Hope From a Headband

Senior communication major Jessica Ekstrom makes a headband a powerful thing, helping pediatric cancer patients through her company, Headbands for Hope. 

Dec 6, 2012

Meet the Future

Meet Andrew, Hillary and KeJuan. Some day, they'll be doctors and teachers; today, they're NC State students, supported by scholarships and awards that exist because of the generosity of annual donors. 

May 28, 2012

Ahead of Schedule

It's rare for an undergraduate to build a strong research record. 2012 alumnus Adam Keith did that and then some, earning a co-author's credit on a paper published in the prestigious journal Nature. 

May 21, 2012

Tradition Keeper

As student body president, Chandler Thompson worked tirelessly to reinforce a sense of tradition among students. 

May 9, 2012

Open to All

Sina Barham is a champion of change. The NC State doctoral student has developed technology that makes maps and other web content acccessible to those with disabilities. 

May 1, 2012

Think Big

Graduating senior Saul Flores made his mark on NC State -- and the world. His 2010 walk from Ecuador to North Carolina still reverberates, raising awareness of the hardships immigrants endure to seek better lives. 

Apr 25, 2012

Art2Wear rocks Reynolds

At Art2Wear, 18 textiles and design students used unconventional materials to create unbelievable clothes. From its dorm-room beginnings, the annual fashion show has become an NC State tradition. 

Apr 10, 2012

The New Spring Break

Spring break isn't just about partying. This year, NC State students spent their time off learning about textiles in Peru and teaching linguistics in Ocracoke. 

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. 

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.