Stories From Apr 2017

Apr 28, 2017  |  Frontpage

Hybrid Digital-Analog Circuits Can Increase Computational Power of Chaos-Based Systems

Combining digital and analog components in nonlinear, chaos-based integrated circuits can improve their computational power.

Apr 28, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Thin Layers of Water Hold Promise for the Energy Storage of the Future

Researchers have found that incorporating atomically thin layers of water into a material makes it able to store and deliver energy much more quickly.

Apr 27, 2017  |  Service and Community

Build-A-Block Nears Completion

Habitat for Humanity will dedicate the site of 11 townhomes in NC State’s historic Build-A-Block project off Lake Wheeler Road on Saturday, May 6.

Apr 27, 2017  |  Athletics

Swimming, Diving Thrive at Wolfies

Swimmers Andreas Schiellerup and Alexia Zevnik were recognized as the ACC's top scholars in their sport, while Zevnik and fellow swimmer Ryan Held received the men's and women's H.C. Kennett Awards for demonstrating all-around leadership and qualities of sportsmanship and good character on Monday at the athletics department's annual awards event.

Apr 26, 2017  |  Campus Life

Mayor to Give NC State Spring Commencement Speech

NC State graduates will hear from Raleigh Mayor Nancy Farlane and honor the work of architect Phil Freelon and historian David Christian during spring graduation ceremonies May 13.

Apr 26, 2017  |  Campus Life

Silicon Valley Favors NC State Alumni

When the top technology firms in California go looking for high-skill workers, they often turn to recent NC State graduates, a new study has shown.

Apr 26, 2017  |  Campus Life

Bee the Change: New Apiary on Centennial Campus

Thanks to a public-private partnership, Centennial Campus is now home to 150,000 honeybees in seven beehives. The new apiary will create opportunities for tours and other forms of pollinator-related education.

Apr 25, 2017  |  Students

Means to Make

Art2Wear, a runway show organized by students in the College of Design, is a time-consuming endeavor with significant financial commitments. Increased private support could help more students to take part.

Apr 25, 2017  |  The Abstract

From Atoms to Batteries to the Workforce of the Future: Why Research Matters

If you want to build a cell-phone battery as thin as paper that powers your phone for a week, or have an electric vehicle like the Tesla go 500 miles on a single charge and recharge in just 10 minutes, you will have to start thinking small.

Apr 24, 2017  |  The Abstract

The Brave New World of Social Media Screening for New Hires

How social media tracking is tripping up job applicants, employers, and the Trump administration.