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Author: Brent Winter

Solar array on the roof of the Keystone Science Center on Centennial Campus

Apr 21, 2020

Odyssey of an Inquisitive Mind

2020 Goldwater Scholar Jonathan Palmer is tackling the global energy crisis by doing research to make solar power more cost-effective. 

woman doing crunches

Apr 16, 2020

How — and Why — to Stay Fit When All the Gyms Are Closed

A statewide lockdown is actually the perfect time to start or continue with a home exercise program. An NC State fitness expert tells you how to do it safely and effectively. 

Woman in a kitchen using a laptop computer on a counter

Apr 7, 2020

Professional Development Available at No Cost Through LinkedIn Learning

NC State faculty and staff have free access to a vast online library of instructional videos and practice files covering a broad array of business, creative and technology topics. 

Jonathan McCorey leans on a railing in Talley Student Union.

Jan 6, 2020

Moving Forward Together: 5 Questions With GLBT Center Director Jonathan McCorey

A former pastor and self-described mystic emerged from an evangelical background to serve a diverse population of students at the state's largest university. 

Poet Gerald Barrax sits at his desk.

Dec 12, 2019

‘The Job of a Poet Is to Tell the Truth’: Remembering Gerald Barrax

Former students and colleagues share their impressions of Gerald Barrax, a retired emeritus professor of creative writing, who died Dec. 7. 

J. Mark Scearce, professor of art and design, sits at a piano.

Oct 10, 2019

Prof Turns Creepy Ballet Score Into Teaching Opportunity

J. Mark Scearce, professor of art and design, composed an original score for the Carolina Ballet's production of Frankenstein. 

Jack Moorman sits on his desk in his office.

Sep 26, 2019

Building Community, Improving Lives

Jack Moorman, chief of the NC State Police Department, retires Oct. 1 after a 32-year law enforcement career dedicated to the safety and well-being of every community he's served. 

NC State graduate student Mallory Kinczyk in her office on campus.

Aug 15, 2019

Paving the Way to the Stars

The North Carolina Space Grant program is supporting the scientists and astronauts of tomorrow. 

NC State Ana Sofia Uzsoy against a backdrop of the night sky

May 21, 2019

Intelligent Life

From chromosomes deep in the heart of a cell to exoplanets in the farthest reaches of space, Goldwater Scholar Ana Sofia Uzsoy is doing research to help us understand the universe at every scale. 

The Raleigh Civic Symphony performs in concert

Apr 8, 2019

Concert Blends VR With Music to Tell Suffrage Story

Imagine a country where women attend college, hold jobs, buy and sell property, engage in political activism, practice law, own businesses and found entire professions — but they can’t vote. Sound familiar? It’s the United States of America, or at least it was before Congress and three-fourths of the states ratified the 19th Amendment to… 

NC State MFA alumnus Tyree Daye.

Mar 21, 2019

MFA Alumnus Wins Prestigious Writing Prize

Poet Tyree Daye, who earned his Master of Fine Arts in creative writing from NC State in 2017, is one of 10 recipients of a 2019 Whiting Award, one of the largest and most prestigious awards given to emerging writers in the United States. Each year the Whiting Foundation presents $50,000 awards to writers of fiction,… 

NC State faculty member Sarah Desmarais.

Feb 28, 2019

News Site Helps Faculty Reach Broad Audience

Sarah Desmarais' article on The Conversation about mental illness and violence received tens of thousands of page views and was republished by dozens of mainstream news outlets. Learn more about how to publish your work on The Conversation at an information session on March 7. 

A found wallet photographed on the ground, and another found wallet displayed in the Gregg Museum.

Feb 19, 2019

Artist Documents the Undocumented

Susan Harbage Page's photographs and found objects from the U.S.-Mexico border constitute an 'anti-archive of trauma.' 

Photo of NC State's Belltower

Jan 31, 2019

Diversity in Law Enforcement: 5 Questions With Raleigh’s Chief of Police

Raleigh's chief of police, who earned a graduate degree from NC State, says diversity and community engagement are keys to effective policing. 

J. Mark Scearce, professor of art and design, sits at a piano.

Oct 25, 2018

Faculty Strengthen Communities Through Extension and Engagement

J. Mark Scearce, professor of art and design, created a new original score for Dracula as a special commission for the Carolina Ballet, helping bring in crucial revenue for the nonprofit arts organization.