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Students holding up t-shirts

Nov 7, 2018

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. 

Person wearing a VR headset

Nov 6, 2018

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. 

The Belltower at NC State.

Oct 17, 2018

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. 

Student scooping Howling Cow ice cream at the State Fair

Oct 9, 2018

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. 

students in a classroom

Oct 3, 2018

‘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. 

NC State students posing with Mr. and Mrs. Wuf

Sep 27, 2018

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. 

The Belltower at NC State.

Sep 27, 2018

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. 

Sign outside the emergency room of a hospital

Sep 24, 2018

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. 

Oct 12, 2017

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 Gateway

Aug 17, 2017

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. 

Jul 20, 2017

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. 

Jul 6, 2017

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. 

Jun 15, 2017

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. 

Alumni Gateway near sunset.

Jun 1, 2017

$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. 

Jun 1, 2017

Students’ Innovation to Renew a Coastal Wetland

An industrious team of seniors from the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering designed, built and installed a pump that will help restore a wetland on Harkers Island.