Stories From 2012

Dec 18, 2012

Researchers Use Liquid Metal to Create Wires That Stretch Eight Times Their Original Length

Researchers from North Carolina State University have created conductive wires that can be stretched up to eight times their original length while still functioning. The wires can be used for everything from headphones to phone chargers, and hold potential for […]

Dec 17, 2012

Engineers’ Neutrino Communications Named a Top 10 Physics Breakthrough

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post that first ran on the website of NC State’s College of Engineering. Research that produced the world’s first message sent using tiny neutrino particles — a project led in part by NC State […]

Dec 16, 2012

Fall 2012 Graduates Celebrate on Social Media

More than 3,500 transformational NC State students became transformational alumni on Saturday, Dec. 15. See how they celebrated their achievement on social media.

Dec 13, 2012

NC State Study Offers Insight Into Converting Wood to Bio-Oil

New research from North Carolina State University provides molecular-level insights into how cellulose – the most common organic compound on Earth and the main structural component of plant cell walls – breaks down in wood to create “bio-oils” which can […]

Dec 13, 2012

Reviving Small-Town North Carolina

The College of Design’s Community Design Initiative is working hard to invigorate small country towns across the state, including Ramseur in Randolph County.

Dec 13, 2012

5 Questions With Jeffrey Owen

Area Forestry Extension Specialist Jeffrey Owen says Christmas tree growers are reporting excellent sales this year, better than previous years.

Dec 13, 2012

Keto Honored With Fiscal Integrity Award

Stephen Keto received the 2012 North Carolina State Controller’s Fiscal Integrity Award.

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 12, 2012

NC State to Hold Commencement Ceremony Dec. 15

North Carolina State University will confer more than 3,500 degrees on graduating students during its fall commencement exercise, beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, in the PNC Arena in Raleigh. Media coverage is invited. During the ceremony, Chancellor Randy […]

Dec 11, 2012

Charity Bike Ride

Paul Rudershausen is riding his bike across country this winter break to raise money for the Outer Banks Wildlife Shelter.