NCSU Libraries has long been a technology incubator for the university, helping students with budgets based around Ramen Noodles to have free access to the latest computing platforms, ebooks and multimedia gear. This week, we put iPads in the hands of five students, who agreed to blog about the gadget as they head to class, do their work, and surf the Web.
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Pack Impacts, Off the Track
NC State grads are a big part of the off-track machinery that drives NASCAR. From the marketing and public-relations departments of racing teams to the NASCAR Hall of Fame itself, they shape the way fans follow the sport today and will remember it tomorrow.
5 Questions With Jerry Punch
Jerry Punch is a former NC State walk-on quarterback, a magna cum laude graduate with a degree in zoology and a trained emergency room physician, but to racing fans he's the most knowledgeable guy in the ESPN and ABC broadcast booths. This weekend, he will be part of the broadcasting crew for the 100th Indianapolis 500. We asked him five questions about his career in motorsports and broadcasting.