The Best of the Pack
At NC State, 2014 opened with a presidential visit and closed with record-high levels of research funding and donor support. Between those bookends lay a year of highlights: new public-private partnerships to tackle global challenges, problem-solving faculty research, athletic success at the conference and national levels, and more.
2014 Research Round-Up Quiz
NC State researchers do amazing work. To see if you’ve been paying attention, we decided to highlight some fun science stories from the past year in a quiz.
Fall 2014 Commencement
More than 3,400 new NC State graduates got their degrees on Dec. 18. Keynote speaker Vivian Howard, 2000 alum and PBS TV star, offered words of wisdom.
NC State Doubles Down on Service
NC State earns two spots on a prestigious presidential honor roll, gaining national recognition for both community service and economic opportunity.
Will Rapprochement Mean New Research Collaborations Between Cuba and the U.S.?
We asked Ruben Carbonell, National Academies member, Cuban American, and professor at NC State, what the rapprochement between Cuba and the U.S. may mean for fostering relationships and collaborations between U.S. research institutions and their Cuban counterparts.
New Technique Moves Researchers Closer to New Range of GaN Biosensors
Researchers have found a way of binding peptides to the surface of gallium nitride (GaN) in a way that keeps the peptides stable even when exposed to water and radiation. The discovery moves researchers one step closer to developing a new range of biosensors for use in medical and biological research applications.
Football Goes Bowling
NC State football caps a winning season with a trip to the Bitcoin St. Petersburg Bowl on Jan. 26. The Wolfpack looks to improve on its all-time bowl record of 14-12-1.
NC State to Hold Commencement Ceremony Dec. 18
PNC Arena will be awash in red as NC State confers more than 3,500 degrees on Thursday.
Results: Big Data and More
From the challenges of information overload to the hunt for a stealth pathogen, NC State researchers confront the world's most complex problems.
Religion and Politics in Japan: A Conversation With Religion Scholar Levi McLaughlin
In the wake of Japan's recent national elections, we talk to scholar Levi McLaughlin about the role of religion in Japanese politics (and why no one talks about it).
If Eggnog Has Eggs in it, Why Is it Safe to Drink?
Eggnog is a holiday treat, but it contains — surprise! — eggs. So how come it’s okay for us to drink it? Here are a few questions and answers about eggnog and food safety.
Still the Farmer’s Best Friend
Now 100 years old, the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service is finding new ways to serve North Carolina — with help from NC State.
This Is What Science Looks Like at NC State: Magdalena Sorger
Meet Magdalena Sorger, who left business school to study ants from Florida to Ethiopia to Borneo.
NC State Innovation Lights Amsterdam’s Rainbow Station
NC State technology helps an artist create a vibrant image in Amsterdam's Central train station. Discover the science behind the magical Rainbow Station.
New Parking Machine Options in January
New parking options will roll out in January when Pay-By-Space machines open for business in three locations on campus.