Building a Better Sun-Trap
How does the saying go? Build a better solar cell and the world will beat a path to your efficiently temperature-controlled and environmentally friendly door? Okay, maybe that’s not exactly the saying, but you’ve got to admit that the idea […]
Food Fables: Learning Food Safety From Unhappy Endings
Stories have long been used to teach people about the consequences of their actions – just ask Aesop. A new study finds that storytelling is also a critical component when it comes to teaching kitchen workers the importance of food-safety […]
NC State and IBM Researchers Discover New Way to Patch Holes in The ‘Cloud’
Researchers from North Carolina State University and IBM have invented a way to update computer systems packaged in virtual machines in a computer “cloud” – even when those programs are offline.
National Report: NC State Faculty Friendly
NC State is among 32 colleges and universities with the highest levels of junior faculty job satisfaction in a report issued by the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education, a consortium based at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education.
4-H Serves Up Blue Ribbon Recipes
You can find winning recipes and plenty of 4-H memories in North Carolina’s 4-H Centennial Cookbook: Celebrating 100 Years of Blue Ribbon Recipes.
On the World Stage
Two NC State musicians head to Russia for a performance in historic Glinka Hall, where Franz Liszt once played.
Up to the Task
On Saturday, November 20, 39 members of NC State's Naval ROTC freshman class completed the "Wolfpack Challenge" - a six-hour test of their physical fitness ability, general military knowledge, knowledge of the major service components of the Navy and Marine Corps, and most importantly their ability to work as a team toward a common goal.
Omar Acosta ('14) has dreamed of being a doctor since he was a child. As he began to narrow down his college choices, NC State moved to the top of the list - despite not having a medical school on campus. Now, Acosta says, he's on course to realize his dream - thanks to the university's unique interdisciplinary approach to education and the overwhelming support offered to Bone Scholars like himself.
Messin’ with Sasquatch
The Bigfoot of ants, named not because of its massive size but because of its elusive nature, was found recently – in suburban Cary, N.C., of all places. Benoit Guenard, an NC State graduate student in biology, found a pair […]
DeLuca Takes Leadership Role
Dr. Cynthia DeLuca, associate vice provost of enrollment management and services, was voted president-elect of the North American Association of Summer Sessions.