Stories From 2015

Dec 31, 2015  |  Faculty and Staff

Hinks Named Dean of NC State’s College of Textiles

David Hinks, who served as the college's interim leader for more than a year, is an expert in color and dye chemistry.

Dec 31, 2015  |  Faculty and Staff

DeSimone to Receive National Medal of Technology and Innovation

The White House announced on Tuesday, Dec. 22 the latest recipients of the National Medal of Science and National Medal of Technology and Innovation – our nation’s highest honors for achievement and leadership in advancing the fields of science and […]

Dec 18, 2015  |  The Abstract

Magnetic Nanoparticle Chains Offer New Technique for Controlling Soft Robots

Researchers have developed a new technique that uses chains of magnetic nanoparticles to remotely control new “soft robots.”

Dec 17, 2015  |  Academics

A Researcher’s Journey

Heba Al-Mohsin wanted one thing as she pursued her doctorate: the opportunity to do her own research in the laboratory. Follow her remarkable journey from Saudi Arabia to the University of Washington to NC State, which will conclude at Friday's commencement exercises.

Dec 17, 2015  |  Events

French Film Festival in January

NC State will host the inaugural Tournées Film Festival from Jan. 14-Feb. 11, 2016, featuring six contemporary and classic French films.

Dec 17, 2015  |  Athletics

Similar ‘States’ of Football

NC State will face Mississippi State in the 2015 Belk Bowl at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte on Dec. 30 at 3:30 p.m. It's the third time the two similar schools have played against each other in postseason bowl games.

Dec 17, 2015  |  Campus Life

Hand-Me-Down Gowns? Kinda

Since 2011, NC State Bookstores has sold graduation gowns made in sustainable style from recycled plastic bottles.

Dec 16, 2015

NC State to Hold Commencement Ceremony Dec. 18

Nearly 3,600 students will graduate this week.

Dec 16, 2015  |  Campus Life

‘Shattered Glass’ Confronts Loss, Grief

Poet and NC State alumnus Mohammad Moussa returns to Raleigh for a performance that grapples with the raw emotions left in the wake of the Chapel Hill shootings.

Dec 16, 2015  |  Research and Innovation

New Metamaterial Manipulates Sound to Improve Acoustic Imaging

Researchers have developed a metamaterial made of paper and aluminum that can manipulate acoustic waves to more than double the resolution of acoustic imaging, focus acoustic waves, and control the angles at which sound passes through the metamaterial.