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Author: Mary Cole Pike

Students walk through the forest at the NC Art Museum park

Oct 16, 2019

A Hidden Struggle

National reports show that the number of college students experiencing mental health issues is on the rise. Here at home, a variety of counseling and wellness programs help support the Pack. 

Photo of a person's hand holding a plate of food

Feb 7, 2019

NC State Steps Up to Help Students in Need

The university's Pack Meal Share program — for students facing short-term food insecurity — is helping those affected by the recent federal government shutdown. 

Student Alison Plumley stands in front of the words "NC State" at Talley Student Union.

Nov 19, 2018

Shining a Light on the Invisible Problem of Food and Housing Insecurity

One in seven NC State students struggle with food insecurity. And, one in 10 struggle with housing insecurity. Read about one student's experience and learn what the university is doing to tackle the problem. 

Malt is stirred for a beer production run in a Schaub Hall lab.

Jun 27, 2018

From Process to Pint Glass

There’s something brewing in the basement of Schaub Hall. The hoppy aroma can be traced to the NC State Brewing Lab, which plans to increase production later this year. 

Apr 25, 2018

What the Nose Knows

A team of researchers at NC State put the olfactory prowess of dogs to a new test – whether dogs can reliably detect certain forms of cancer. 

Mar 15, 2018

Students Report Food, Housing Insecurity

NC State becomes one of the first universities in the country to survey its student population on hunger and homelessness. The findings could lead to the expansion of student support programs on campus. 

Aug 3, 2017

New Director, New Offerings at Crafts Center

NC State’s Crafts Center kicks off a busy fall semester with a new director, new courses and its popular Crafts Fair. Find out how to channel your creative energy in new directions.