NC State research is yielding a new understanding of how the sweet potato can be used. More than just a food source for people, the sweet potato holds potential as a fuel source, a base for pet foods and a safe starch for diabetics.
54 Things To Do At NC State
Student Government’s “54 Things To Do at NC State” captures the spirit of NC State. Learn more about the activities that shape the campus culture, from the Krispy Kreme Challenge and football tailgates, to the university arts scene and student volunteer projects.
Inside the Belltower
No building evokes the feel of NC State like the Memorial Belltower. Since its completion in 1937, the 115-foot monument to alumni killed in World War I has been the university’s most recognizable symbol and likely the least-explored building on campus. Students, alumni and supporters know it well, but few have been inside the granite belfry. Lately, though, the club of Belltower insiders has grown, thanks to Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Tom Stafford.
Rethinking the college classroom
Bob Beichner, a professor of physics, is working to replace the traditional lecture at the center of the traditional American classroom.
NC State's Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures and the US Army are expanding a project that offers intensive foreign language training to ROTC cadets and other students. Starting in January, active-duty soldiers will begin studying at Ft. Bragg and, later, on campus.
NC State in Asia
NC State's growing presence in Asia is opening professional, academic and personal opportunities to the university's students, faculty and alumni.
Here come the judges
NC State faculty members help find the best North Carolina has to offer in culinary competitions at the North Carolina State Fair.
Howling Cow a State Fair hit
Howling Cow ice cream, produced at NC State, is one of the most sought-out foods on NC State Fair midway. But it's more than just a fair phenomenon.
Leaving lectures behind
A pair of NC State researchers is working to replace the traditional lecture at the center of the traditional American classroom. Bob Beichner, a professor of physics, and Lodge McCammon, a curriculum and contemporary media specialist, both favor activities that encouragement applying knowledge over absorbing it.
Students build landscape legacy
NC State landscape architecture students have left their mark on the university campus.