Stories From 2017

Sep 19, 2017  |  Campus Life

Residence Halls Gain Faster Online Network

NC State wraps up a six-year project to upgrade cables, network switches and wireless gear in campus residence halls. The result is state-of-the-art connectivity for the Wolfpack’s tech-savvy students.

Sep 19, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Interactive Tool Offers Window Into History of Arab-Americans in NYC

Interactive, online tool allows scholars and the public to better understand the long history of Syrian and Lebanese immigrants to the United States.

Sep 18, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Streaming On A Wireless Power Connection: Integrated High-Speed Data and Wireless Power Transfer

New system can simultaneously deliver watts of power and transmit data at rates high enough to stream video over the same wireless connection.

Sep 14, 2017  |  Awards and Honors

DeSimone Named Recipient of 22nd Heinz Award

Joseph DeSimone has been named the recipient of the 22nd Heinz Award in the Technology, the Economy and Employment category.

Sep 14, 2017

It’s Sustainability – Gamified

Learning through play isn’t just for babies and toddlers. Games are a good way for older children and adults to learn, too.

Sep 14, 2017  |  Awards and Honors

Nominations Open for Honorary Degrees

Nominations are now open for faculty and staff to suggest candidates for receiving an honorary NC State doctoral degree.

Sep 14, 2017

Pack Hacks for Faculty: Making Videos for Fun and Learning

Welcome to the second installment of Pack Hacks for Faculty: quick tips, advice and other insight to facilitate your teaching, research or engagement activities.

Sep 13, 2017

Who Wins? Outcomes of Olympic-sized Events

Do events like the Olympics bring the positive attention, new infrastructure and lasting local benefits that countries use to justify the costs? NC State professor Jason Bocarro examines the legacies of mega events.

Sep 13, 2017  |  Faculty and Staff

Princeville Effort Draws on Teamwork

The workshop in Princeville involved the efforts of an interdisciplinary team of professionals, including students and faculty from NC State and UNC Chapel Hill.

Sep 13, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

New Manufacturing Process For SiC Power Devices Opens Market to More Competition

Researchers are rolling out a new manufacturing process and chip design for silicon carbide (SiC) power devices, which can be used to more efficiently regulate power in technologies that use electronics.