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Team member at the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research converse in the Belk Center's offices.

Jun 26, 2024

Supporting the Colleges That Serve Our Communities

The Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research at the College of Education drives collaboration to support North Carolina's 58 community colleges. 

A closeup of the Reds and Whites art installation at the Susan Woodson Plaza on Centennial Campus.

May 6, 2024

Reds and Whites: A Work of Art Anchors Centennial Campus

Thanks to an NC State connection, a masterwork by world-renowned artist Larry Bell is cementing a sense of place on the university's Centennial Campus. 

2024 NC State graduate Shaun Deardorff poses in the Raleigh Founded location on Centennial Campus, with lightbulbs shining in the background.

May 2, 2024

Turning Obstacles Into Superpowers

A childhood spent aiming for the stars and four years as part of the Wolfpack are launching Shaun Deardorff into a future filled with sky-high possibilities. 

NC State Esports Program Director Cody Elsen plays a game alongside Mr. Wuf in the NC State Gaming and Esports Lab.

Mar 21, 2024

Meet the 2-Time World Champion Leading NC State Esports

As NC State's first esports program director, Cody Elsen looks to build NC State Esports into a hub for student success and institutional collaboration. 

Feb 21, 2024

Discover the Power of Design Thinking

Aspiring designers arrive at the College of Design with diverse dreams and leave prepared to bring the values of design thinking to their communities and careers. 

Members of the Esports Club pose for the camera in Hunt Library's Teaching and Visualization Lab.

Nov 1, 2023

Finding Your Wolfpack: Esports at NC State

The Esports Club offers a welcoming space for any student looking to connect around gaming — and a launchpad into the expanding world of esports at NC State. 

Two researchers appear as silhouettes in front of a screen showing a digital heat map filled with greens, blues, reds, oranges and various other shades of colors.

Jul 12, 2023

Faculty Clusters Fuel a Culture of Excellence at NC State

The Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program has driven interdisciplinary success at NC State for more than a decade. Now university leaders are investing in a new phase of interdisciplinary growth. 

A colorized photo of a young adult Mary Yarbrough is held up in front of a swath of greenery, brick pathways and a fountain at Yarbrough Court.

Jun 28, 2023

A Hallowed Place Honors an NC State Icon

Mary Elizabeth Yarbrough broke molds and opened doors at NC State and beyond, earning a special place in Wolfpack hearts — and on our campus. 

A hand holds a clear globe up to a background of blue skies and green leaves, creating an effect that looks similar to the Earth from space.

Apr 17, 2023

6 Ways to Celebrate the Earth With the Wolfpack

Each April, Earth lovers around the globe commemorate Earth Month. For the Wolfpack, it’s the perfect time to remind ourselves of the many ways we can honor the planet we all call home. 

Students work with samples in the Hydraulics Lab in Fitts-Woolard Hall on Centennial Campus; hands-on experience is a core component of student research.

Mar 27, 2023

Nurturing Research Know-How, One Student at a Time

The Office of Undergraduate Research is a nexus supporting mentorship, funding and hands-on research opportunities for undergraduates at NC State. 

Students and faculty conduct water testing in Schenck Forest

Nov 16, 2022

Growing Tomorrow’s Natural Resource Leaders

In the College of Natural Resources, planet Earth provides the classroom, and nature’s bounty the curriculum — but it’s the people who set it apart.