Study Provides Evidence on Movement of Potato Famine Pathogen
Before it devastated Ireland, the pathogen that causes potato late blight set up shop in the United States. The pathogen's movement and evolution is the focus of an NC State study.
Synthetic Stem Cells Could Offer Therapeutic Benefits, Reduced Risks
Durable synthetic cardiac stem cells provide therapeutic benefits in the lab and in animal models.
Study IDs Key Indicators Linking Violence and Mental Illness
New study finds a host of factors that are associated with subsequent risk of adults with mental illness becoming victims or perpetrators of violence. The work highlights the importance of interventions to treat mental-health problems in order to reduce community violence and instances of mental-health crises.
More than 3,500 students will turn their tassels during NC State’s fall commencement on December 16. The Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost provides support to ensure each of these students becomes a successful graduate.
Pack on the Track
Dig deeper into the bonds between NC State and NASCAR, including the story of Harrison Rhodes, a senior business major who moonlights as a professional stock car driver.
Investing in Leaders
A $5 million gift from NC State University alumnus Andy Albright and his wife, Jane, will bolster both the NC State Entrepreneurship Initiative and the General H. Hugh Shelton Leadership Center.
At NC State, we seek innovative solutions to emerging problems. In 2016, that includes pursuing interdisciplinary research to better understand and combat the spread of the Zika virus.
Opportunities to Grow
NC State’s Agricultural Institute has launched an initiative to connect a talented workforce with agriculture. North Carolina has one of the largest veteran populations in the country and as veterans leave military service many are looking for new jobs and opportunities.
Durham architect Phil Freelon designs buildings that tell stories — and unite communities.
Thanks to a $5 million gift from Michele and Ross Annable — and a generous one-to-one match from the R.B. Terry Charitable Foundation — many veterinary medicine students at NC State will now receive scholarship support and powerful encouragement to serve their communities.
NC State’s annual spring commencement ceremony will take place at PNC Arena on Saturday, May 7, when Chancellor Randy Woodson will confer 64 associate’s, 3,779 bachelor’s, 1,467 master’s, 190 doctoral and 98 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degrees. Those 5,598 new graduates will swell the total number for the academic year to 9,074.
Generous gifts from Randy and Tiffany Ramsey bolstered the university's programs for men's basketball and equine sports medicine.
Think and Do the Extraordinary
Listening for Lava
Del Bohnenstiehl listens to underwater volcanic eruptions in order to confirm the presence of lava.