Jimmy Ryals

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.

Nov 19, 2014  |  Campus Life

Student Scholars Carry Shelton’s Legacy Forward

The Shelton Leadership Center's scholarship programs shape values-based leaders, supporting academics, overseas study, service and more.

Nov 12, 2014  |  Campus Life

NC State’s Other Football Team

An NC State football game doesn't begin with kickoff or end when the clock expires. It takes the work of dozens — from groundskeepers to police officers to cooks — to create the game-day experience for 60,000-plus Wolfpack friends. Go behind the scenes with NC State magazine.

Oct 31, 2014  |  Partners

Successfully Studying Failure at the Constructed Facilities Lab

At the Constructed Facilities Lab, success is failure. By creating material failures in key pieces of infrastructures, researchers prevent them from occurring in real life.

Oct 27, 2014  |  Research and Innovation

Bringing Ideas to Market

From new methods for creating biofuels and determining heart risk to fridge-free food processing and a more efficient fuel injector, NC State researchers are developing innovative approaches to global challenges. The Chancellor's Innovation Fund is supporting their work.