Jimmy Ryals

Sep 27, 2016

To the Stars

Since childhood, Christina Hammock Koch has wanted to be an astronaut. After following her own path, the NC State alumna has done it.

Jul 11, 2016  |  Alumni

Here’s to Harrelson

For more than 50 years, Harrelson Hall has loomed over the Brickyard like a flying saucer on stilts. Now the campus says goodbye to NC State's best-known oddity.

Jun 27, 2016

Corps Function

In 21 rural schools around North Carolina, recent NC State graduates are helping high school juniors and seniors make the leap to college. Meet the College Advising Corps.

May 31, 2016

Pack Impacts, Off the Track

NC State grads are a big part of the off-track machinery that drives NASCAR. From the marketing and public-relations departments of racing teams to the NASCAR Hall of Fame itself, they shape the way fans follow the sport today and will remember it tomorrow.

Apr 4, 2016

A Leader in Licensing Research

As a land-grant university, NC State focuses on sharing its work. That focus has always served North Carolina, and it’s having a broader impact, too. The Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) recently ranked NC State a national leader in licensing and optioning research to the private sector.

Apr 4, 2016

Community Builder

Durham architect Phil Freelon designs buildings that tell stories — and unite communities. Since graduating from the NC State College of Design in 1975, Freelon has emerged as a go-to architect for structures that honor history and inspire the public, without sacrificing functionality.

Mar 22, 2016  |  Service and Community

Home Brew

A burgeoning beer business is brewing in North Carolina — and NC State is supporting it with innovative brewing techniques, hands-on training for future brewers and a project to jumpstart hops production in the state.

Sep 10, 2015

Student Raises Funds for Robotic Arm

Despite a neuromuscular disease, English major Kevin Schaefer has developed a strong voice in the English department and in campus student media circles. He's raising funds for a tool that would give him new capabilities.

Feb 25, 2015  |  Research and Innovation

Re-creating ‘A Creative Protest’

No recording of Martin Luther King's "Fill Up the Jails" sermon exists. A group of digital humanities researchers is working to resurrect it using immersive digital tools and the Hunt Library.

Dec 29, 2014

The Best of the Pack

At NC State, 2014 opened with a presidential visit and closed with record-high levels of research funding and donor support. Between those bookends lay a year of highlights: new public-private partnerships to tackle global challenges, problem-solving faculty research, athletic success at the conference and national levels, and more.