NC State’s Walt Wolfram Receives UNC System’s Holshouser Award
For his work toward "improving the quality of life for all North Carolinians," William C. Friday Distinguished University Professor Walt Wolfram has been honored with the 2018 Gov. James E. Holshouser Jr. Award for Excellence in Public Service.
Reflections and Reactions: Wilson College of Textiles Makes History
A historic gift. A grateful and excited university community. Wilson College of Textiles students, faculty and staff share their feelings in the days following a landmark announcement.
A New Reality for Online Education
Online instruction at NC State is taking on a whole new meaning, thanks to emerging virtual reality technologies and the innovative folks at DELTA who adapt them for faculty and staff to use.
Support Your Favorite Charity Through Combined Campaign
NC State employees donated nearly half a million dollars to charity last year through the State Employees Combined Campaign. This year's campaign starts Oct. 22.
Howling Cow Unveils New State Fair Ice Cream Flavor
Here's a hint about the new Howling Cow ice cream flavor: It's both sweet and tart, with a little crunch. Read on to find out what our food scientists have concocted for this year's fair.
‘We Promise’ Focuses on Making College More Affordable
The UNC System just launched We Promise, a campaign designed to educate North Carolinians about affordable options that put higher education within reach.
Shack-A-Thon Supports Habitat for Humanity
Students from more than 45 different organizations have constructed 19 shacks on the Brickyard. They’ll live in their creations around the clock this week, welcoming visitors — and donations to benefit Habitat for Humanity.
September Awards and Honors
NC State faculty, staff and students nabbed lots of local and national awards and honors in the past month. Check out our awards roundup to see who earned the bragging rights.
Annual Enrollment Starts Sept. 29
Now is the time to add or change the benefit plans you participate in. Don't miss annual enrollment, which runs through Oct. 31.
The 150th N.C. State Fair
The 150th NC State Fair begins today and runs for the next 11 days. Check out NC State's participation at the fair, from the Food Science Club's Howling Cow tent to the Animal Science Club's State Fair Ark and cow-milking exhibit.
NC State and Oracle Pilot Big Data Project to Grow Agriculture
Oracle has selected NC State as a university partner to pilot a new program that uses big data to solve grand challenges in everything from agriculture to textiles to engineering. First on the list? Sweet potatoes.
Food Processing Innovation Center Poised to Boost N.C. Economy
The new North Carolina Food Processing Innovation Center could create jobs, revitalize rural communities, open new markets for entrepreneurs and farmers … and the list goes on.
Healthy Eating Campaign Targets Mothers of Young Children
A new social marketing campaign launched by NC State’s SNAP-Ed Steps to Health program encourages mothers to model healthy eating for their young children.
AgPack Strong: A World of Possibilities
Kim Shearer has always loved plants. Shearer, who earned NC State degrees in plant biology and horticultural science in 2013, is now the tree and shrub breeder at The Morton Arboretum in Lisle, Ill.
$1 Million NSF Grant Launches Unique Master’s Program
A $1 million National Science Foundation grant will enable the college to create a new interdisciplinary master’s program for students from underrepresented groups.