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Author: David Hunt

The Belltower at NC State.

Aug 16, 2019

DASA Interim Leaders Named

Provost Warwick Arden selects two seasoned administrators to lead the Division of Academic and Student Affairs on an interim basis. 

Lorena Bociu sitting at table with students.

Aug 6, 2019

3 Score Presidential Award

Three NC State researchers are honored with the U.S. government's top award for early-career scientists and engineers. Meet the acclaimed young faculty members at the forefront of their fields. 

Workers attach a steel beam to the structure of the new Wellness and Recreation Center.

Jul 12, 2019

Beam Me Up

Workers top the steel infrastructure of NC State's new Wellness and Recreation Center with its final beam, capping months of effort. The new center is scheduled to open in 2020. 

Free Expression Tunnel at NC State.

Jun 25, 2019

Bibles and Blue Jeans: How Gay Liberation Came to NC State

Violent protests at New York's Stonewall Inn 50 years ago sparked a social and political revolution. When the drive for equality reached NC State a decade later, it started with a prayer. 

Cyclists from Raleigh approach Jamestown, Virginia.

Jun 20, 2019

Honor Bound

NC State police Maj. Ian Kendrick cycles 500 miles in a charity event honoring the memory of fallen law enforcement officers. 

File folder with the words health benefits on the tab.

Jun 12, 2019

Health Providers Must Join New Pricing Plan by July 1

Providers can avoid being considered out-of-network in 2020 by signing a contract with the State Health Plan. But the deadline is fast approaching. 

Neil Baugh leaning over his lab bench, smiling at the camera.

May 16, 2019

Proving Ground

Undergraduate researcher Neil Baugh has immersed himself in some of the coolest research in higher education, from soft robotics to nanomaterials. Thanks to a Goldwater Scholarship, he has plenty more to think and do. 

NC State Belltower lit from below with red lighting.

Apr 29, 2019

4 Win Prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

All four students nominated by NC State have been awarded the nation's preeminent scholarship for science, math and engineering. 

Apr 9, 2019

Energizing Public-Private Partnerships

We're cultivating an innovation ecosystem with help from more than 70 corporate, nonprofit and government partners on our Centennial Campus. 

Mr and Ms Wuf in Reynolds Coliseum.

Mar 28, 2019

State Loves #GivingPack

Thousands of NC State supporters roar into action, turning a Day of Giving into a howl of Wolfpack pride. 

Ziad Ali works on a circuit in his lab.

Mar 13, 2019

Brain Power

Ziad Ali aims to combine electrical engineering and neuroscience to treat disorders such as epilepsy and Parkinson's. The NC State senior will pursue a Ph.D. at Stanford thanks to a Knight-Hennessy Scholarship. 

Judy Schledorn outside her office.

Mar 12, 2019

New Research Enterprise Data System Marks a Milestone

Faculty members using animals in research or teaching confront a sizable amount of paperwork to ensure they comply with legal and ethical rules. There’s a 17-page application form, an annual renewal form and a final report, not to mention forms for medical surveillance, environmental health and safety, and changes in personnel and protocols. “It’s a… 

Lynley Wentzel in front of computer screen.

Mar 12, 2019

Tailored Training

On the implementation chart for NC State’s new research administration system, campus training occupies a single box, positioned as the next-to-last step in a seven-part journey that progresses from process mapping to system launch. But like almost everything involved in rolling out the new centralized system, it’s not as simple as it seems. For one thing,… 

Photo of NC State's Belltower

Feb 14, 2019

NC State a Fulbright Leader — Again

NC State again makes the list of research universities with the most Fulbright U.S. Scholars. 

Faculty and staff sitting at a table talking

Feb 13, 2019

Employees Give Supervisors High Marks in Survey

A tally of results from last year’s systemwide employee engagement survey delivers good news for NC State. Employees give the university high marks in areas ranging from leadership and facilities to work-life balance.