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Author: Deborah Strange

A group of middle school students sit on a log and look out onto a lake.

Aug 10, 2021

Researchers Incorporate Marginalized Voices in Climate Change Solutions

As experts at NC State study aspects of climate change, they strive to center marginalized voices to ensure groups facing the highest risk aren’t overlooked. 

Students participating in Summer Start sit in a circle on the lawn outside of Tucker Hall and socialize during a Summer Start event.

Jul 22, 2021

Summer Start Welcomes New Students to the Pack

Summer Start helps new students find their place at NC State. 

Under red light, green plants grow in several small containers at the VEGGIE growth chamber at Kennedy Space Center.

Jul 21, 2021

Plants Return from Space in Microgravity Research Projects

The plant biology experiments of two NC State researchers are back on Earth after spending weeks at the International Space Station. 

The sun peeks through the leaves of a tree at the Court of North Carolina.

Jun 2, 2021

Turning Tree Residue Into Smart Hydrogels

NC State researchers are turning wood byproducts into sensory hydrogels and sustainable, biodegradable smart materials. 

A male student marks his hometown on a map of the world as a female student looks on.

Jun 1, 2021

Finding Your Wolfpack: Global Engagement

No matter where they come from or where they’re headed, students support each other — and themselves — through global engagement. 

Michael Evans stands behind the counter of 321 Coffee for a portrait.

May 12, 2021

Coffee and Statistics To Go

The online Master of Statistics program allowed Michael Evans to pursue a degree while working at 321 Coffee. 

Twin sisters Iman, left, and Salam pose together at a Wolf Ears sculpture on campus and make wolf hands gestures. 

May 11, 2021

Twin Sisters Nurture Friendship, Individuality

Twin sisters Salam and Iman Ibrahim forged their own paths at NC State, discovering new passions while strengthening their bond.  

Jeancarlo Ferman, in the foreground, and Gabriel Montague, in the background, wear their red commencement robes and mortar boards, stoles and red face masks outside. 

May 7, 2021

Local Company Donates Innovative, Breathable Face Masks for Commencement

For spring commencement, a local entrepreneur is donating thousands of masks using material created at NC State. 

Dan Swift, a Mills Manufacturing worker, a T-11 parachute individual harness to shows IES personnel during a company tour.

Apr 19, 2021

Industry Expansion Solutions Leads Local Businesses to Success

NC State’s Industry Expansion Solutions helps North Carolina businesses face challenges head-on, offering deep, engineering-based expertise that sparks success. 

NC State Stewards, wearing matching green T-shirts, speak to a small group of fellow students outside next to a solar panel.

Apr 19, 2021

Finding Your Wolfpack: Flourish With Sustainability

With dozens of sustainability-focused opportunities, students can make real change on campus and foster meaningful relationships. 

People climb a new modular wall at the Wellness and Recreation Center and Carmichael Gym.

Jan 25, 2021

Finding Your Wolfpack: Wellness and Recreation

The Wellness and Recreation team shares tips about caring for your whole self — and making the most of this semester's wellness days. 

The photo "testing + holi" shows an engineering project centered in colorful powder.

Dec 14, 2020

Gallery: Envisioning Research Winners

NC State researchers highlighted their vital work in natural resources, engineering, veterinary medicine and more through art in the 2020 Envisioning Research Contest. 

Alyssa Cox sits on a balance ball inside the Wellness and Recreation Center for a portrait.

Nov 30, 2020

Design Meets Biomechanics

Biomechanics and design might seem like separate fields. But Alyssa Cox is mixing those two passions to find a career in athletic apparel and footwear innovation 

Michael Evans stands behind the counter of 321 Coffee for a portrait.

Nov 30, 2020

Coffee and Statistics To Go

Michael Evans is about to graduate with his bachelor's degree in Statistics. His next step is focusing on the nonprofit 321 Coffee. 

An illustration by the CDC shows ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses.

Nov 10, 2020

NC State Researchers Take On COVID-19

While COVID-19, the disease caused by SARS-CoV-2, has brought much of the world to a standstill, it hasn’t stopped research at NC State. Faculty and the staff at the university have pivoted from their customary research to study COVID-19, using their expertise in battling the pandemic. Their research has covered a large scope, from how the…