Stories From 2016

Dec 14, 2016  |  Awards and Honors

Grad School Staff Takes Third in Wellness

A team of graduate school employees recently placed third in the state’s eight-week Miles for Wellness competition, “Super Hare” division. They were the only NC State team to place in the statewide competition, which involved more than 3,800 state employees who completed the challenge.

Dec 14, 2016

Wrap Without Waste This Holiday Season

Check out these tips for a more sustainable approach to holiday gift wrapping.

Dec 14, 2016  |  Events

EIF to Focus on ‘Kidonomics’

The two-year focus of the 2017-18 Emerging Issues Forum will be Kidonomics: The Economics of Early Childhood Investment, examining the connections between early childhood investments, North Carolina’s economy and the development of a well-trained workforce.

Dec 14, 2016  |  Faculty and Staff

Wood Named President of Association for Consumer Research

Stacy Wood, the Langdon Distinguished University Professor of Marketing at NC State’s Poole College of Management, was elected three-year term as president of the Association for Consumer Research at its annual meeting in Berlin, Germany.

Dec 14, 2016  |  Faculty and Staff Giving

A History of Support

David Zonderman, head of the NC State Department of History and co-chair of the Faculty and Staff Giving Campaign, is passionate about supporting the university where he has served as a professor for more than two decades.

Dec 14, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

ORIED Announces Inaugural GRIP Winners

Four NC State research teams have been selected as the inaugural winners of the Game-Changing Research Incentive Program (GRIP), a three-year, $2.3 million seed-funding initiative designed to stimulate interdisciplinary and collaborative research in the Triangle.

Dec 14, 2016

NC State to Hold Commencement Ceremony Dec. 16

More than 3,500 NC State students will graduate on Friday, bringing the total to nearly 9,000 degrees awarded in 2016.

Dec 13, 2016  |  Awards and Honors

Faculty Inventors Recognized

Three faculty members at North Carolina State University are being named fellows by the National Academy of Inventors.

Dec 12, 2016  |  The Abstract

NC State Hosts NSF Big Data Research Center

NC State University has been selected as a new site of the existing Center for Hybrid Multicore Productivity Research.

Dec 12, 2016  |  Faculty and Staff

Improve Your Computer IQ in 2017

It’s easy to add to your storehouse of knowledge about computer and Web applications thanks to training courses offered by the Office of Information Technology beginning in January. Register now before classes fill up.

Dec 8, 2016  |  Events

Nile Project Concert Coming in March

Thanks to outside grants and support from both the NC State Sustainability Fund and the NC State Foundation, the Nile Project concert is slated for March 15 at Stewart Theatre.

Dec 8, 2016  |  Faculty and Staff

Purchase New Technology with Payroll Deduction

Looking to buy a new computer, tablet or major appliance this holiday season, but don't want to spend your whole paycheck? NC State Bookstores now offers full-time faculty and staff who have been here for at least 12 months the opportunity to spread payments out through payroll deduction.

Dec 8, 2016

NC State Recognized as Bike-Friendly Campus

NC State racks up another honor, nabbing a silver award in the League of American Bicyclists’ annual Bicycle Friendly University recognition program.

Dec 8, 2016  |  Faculty and Staff

2016 Chancellor’s Report

Thanks to our extraordinary faculty, staff and students, NC State is driving positive change in a wide range of disciplines. Explore some of the year’s most significant accomplishments in the 2016 Chancellor’s Report.

Dec 8, 2016  |  Faculty and Staff

Castellano Named Goodnight Distinguished Chair

NC State chemistry professor Felix "Phil" Castellano has been named the first Goodnight Innovation Distinguished Chair.