Stories From Jan 2013

Jan 31, 2013

Borlaug Award Nominations Sought

Nominations are being accepted for the 2013 Norman E. Borlaug Service to Society and Environment Award.

Jan 31, 2013

Researchers Find Evidence of Geological ‘Facelift’ in the Appalachians

How does a mountain range maintain its youthful, rugged appearance after 200 million years without tectonic activity? Try a geological facelift – courtesy of the earth’s mantle. Researchers from North Carolina State University noticed that a portion of the Appalachian […]

Jan 31, 2013

Taylor Awarded Leopold Fellowship

Laura Taylor is one of just 20 environmental researchers in North America to receive the prestigious Leopold Leadership Fellowship for 2013.

Jan 30, 2013

Employee Giving Breaks Records

NC State sets an all-time record for giving with its Wolfpack Gives Back effort, the 2012 State Employees Combined Campaign. See how we did it.

Jan 30, 2013

Another Emmy for ‘In the Garden’

"In the Garden with Bryce Lane" strikes Emmy gold for the second time, bringing home the iconic award last week for the best informational program in the region.

Jan 30, 2013

Hallowed Places

Visit some of NC State's hallowed places, from the Belltower to the Brickyard.

Jan 29, 2013

African Childhood Inspires Novel

For her first novel, "A Different Sun," English Professor Elaine Orr draws inspiration from her parents, her Nigerian homeland and a 160-year-old diary of a Baptist missionary.

Jan 28, 2013


There are nearly 450 buildings on the NC State campus, but only nine hallowed places. Learn about the Wolfpack's most revered sites.

Jan 28, 2013

Faculty Fight Asian Soybean Rust

Two NC State faculty members have been honored for their efforts to protect soybean growers from Asian soybean rust. The disease caused soybean losses of up to 80 percent in South America before spreading to the United States.

Jan 28, 2013

Hofmann Forest for Sale

NC State will sell Hofmann Forest, the largest forest in eastern North Carolina, to support programs in the College of Natural Resources. Dean Mary Watzin announces the decision by the Natural Resources Foundation.