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Author: Elizabeth Beal

Black-eyed Susan flowers

Jul 15, 2021

Digging Into the Pandemic Gardening Boom

Home gardening saw a dramatic increase during the pandemic. NC experts discuss why and share tips for keeping it growing long past quarantine. 

the entrance to the GLBT center adorned with a rainbow flag

Jun 23, 2021

Finding Your Wolfpack: The GLBT Center

No matter where you are on the continuum, the NC State GLBT Center has something to offer. 

A view of the Belltower in spring as seen through an arch of bricks.

Feb 1, 2021

Celebrating Black Alumni

Meet six extraordinary Black alumni from across the decades who found their place at NC State — and in the world. 

Dancers perform on stage.

Jul 14, 2020

Arts Keep Moving, From a Distance

Despite campus closures, Arts NC State continues to engage the community with innovative offerings. 

An old book is removed from the BookBot's drawer.

May 15, 2020

Building Shakespeare’s Digital Legacy

NC State scholars will explore the power of digital archives in a groundbreaking partnership with the world's preeminent Shakespeare library. 

Lisa Johnson stands in Talley Student Union.

Mar 19, 2020

Modern Trailblazers Shaping NC State

For Women's History Month, we talked to three women shaping NC State's future. 

A table covered in laminated back issues of the Nubian Message

Feb 18, 2020

Black History, Black Present: Nubian Message

For NC State's minority and marginalized groups, Nubian Message remains a vital student publication. 

Dr Kendi addresses a crowd of students, staff and faculty at Stewart Theater

Jan 16, 2020

Ibram X. Kendi and the Call for Antiracism

Award-winning author and scholar Ibram X. Kendi visited NC State to explore the future of racial justice in America and discuss what it means to be an antiracist. 

A gathering of graduates in cap and gown

Dec 16, 2019

Forging Ahead, Their Way

No two paths to graduation look the same. Meet a handful of extraordinary fall graduates who forged ahead to make it happen. 

a roasted turkey on a table

Nov 22, 2019

Expert Tips for Thanksgiving Food Safety

Our food-safety expert shares research-based tips for how to buy, thaw, prep and cook your Thanksgiving feast so everyone stays happy and healthy. 

Margaret Atwood

Nov 18, 2019

Margaret Atwood and the Biotechnology of Tomorrow

Renowned author Margaret Atwood visited NC State to discuss fiction's role in the future of biotechnology and genetic engineering. 

Morning fall sun casts a glow on the College of Design's Leazer Hall.

Sep 30, 2019

12 New Minds on Campus

A dozen new faculty members share their research, quirks and why they're proud to be a part of the Wolfpack. 

Students dance for a crowd as part of Wolfpack Welcome Week in Talley Student Union.

Aug 15, 2019

Wolfpack Welcome Week 2019

Exciting, exhausting, bustling — and hot. The first week at NC State is packed with events to get students up to speed and make them feel at home. 

Students gain hands-on experience at the J.C. Raulston Arboretum.

Apr 16, 2019

Research in Bloom: The JC Raulston Arboretum

One of Raleigh's most popular and beguiling outdoor spaces, the J.C. Raulston Arboretum is a remarkable horticultural research entity of international renown. 

A collection of archival materials related to women's history at NC State.

Mar 12, 2019

Being There: A Look at Women’s History Through the Lens of Historic Artifacts

They were called girls, “special students,” co-eds. They weren’t allowed in certain classes, or even on campus after a certain hour. And when the first dorm for women finally opened in 1964, it came with a handbook about how to dress and behave. Now, they are deans and department heads, faculty and scholars, culture changers…