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Author: Tim Peeler

NC State gateway at sunset

Jun 9, 2021

10 Earn NSF Early-Career Awards

Faculty members in five colleges are recognized by the National Science Foundation for the quality of their research as well as their leadership potential. 

Archival photos of alumni Vance Sykes and Frank Thompson set against an image of the Belltower.

May 13, 2021

War and Remembrance

Friendship and sacrifice laid the foundation for NC State's Memorial Tower. Learn the story that inspired the university's iconic Belltower. 

Russell Wilson scrambles during a football game.

May 12, 2021

Wilson Returns a Winner

At NC State, Russell Wilson honed the athletic skills and commitment to service that would define his extraordinary life. The NFL superstar returns to Carter-Finley this week to speak at commencement. 

Headshot portrait of Marye Anne Fox.

May 12, 2021

Fox Championed NC State — and Change

A renowned scientist and visionary leader, Marye Anne Fox pushed the university into the 21st century, despite headwinds. She died Sunday at 73. 

Graduates at NC State's 1987 commencement

May 11, 2021

A Look Back at Carter-Finley Commencement Ceremonies

As the class of 2021 prepares to turn their tassels at NC State's storied stadium, we revisit the university's first commencement ceremony there. 

Sirena Rowe hugs a teammate at the NCAA championships in Greensboro.

May 7, 2021

Strong Finish

Sirena Rowe, who helped NC State win an NCAA swimming relay title, recounts the highs and lows of her time in college. She graduates with a passion to help others and an eye on the Tokyo Olympics. 

Edwin Rutto in a pack of runners nearing the finish line.

May 5, 2021

Going the Distance

Cross country runner Edwin Rutto looks homeward to Kenya's Great Rift Valley as he prepares to graduate with a degree in plant and soil sciences. 

Charles Kahn views the field at Carter-Finley Stadium from the stands.

Apr 13, 2021

Carter-Finley Designer Dies

A pioneer on and off campus, Charles Kahn developed innovative design techniques for construction of Carter-Finley Stadium and led efforts to desegregate Raleigh businesses. 

Back of a car with boxes of donated supplies in the truck and on the ground.

Mar 31, 2021

NC State Helps Students Displaced by Fire

The university is working to help 77 students find housing and other resources following a fire at the Village Greens Apartments. 

Golfer makes his way to the 11th green on the Lonnie Poole Golf Course.

Mar 30, 2021

Lonnie Poole Sets Record as Golfers Play Through Pandemic

Golfers took to the links on Centennial Campus in record numbers last year, making the most of a rare opportunity to enjoy fresh air and exercise during the pandemic. 

Camera lens pointing toward the viewer.

Mar 17, 2021

Web Series To Highlight Wellness Research

A new web-based interview program shines a light on NC State's groundbreaking work in wellness, nutrition, recreation and sustainability. 

Elissa Cunane cutting down the net after a championship game.

Mar 17, 2021

Behind Cunane’s Winning Smile

A father's triumph over adversity inspires a Wolfpack champion. 

Mar 10, 2021

Tournament Time, Title Time

2021 ACC Men’s Bracket | NC State Men’s Basketball Tournament Preview | NC State Women Win Back-to-Back Championships The ACC men’s basketball tournament, born at Reynolds Coliseum 68 years ago, kicked off Tuesday with three games at the Greensboro Coliseum, but the NC State Wolfpack men of Kevin Keatts plays their first game Wednesday, when it faces Syracuse… 

Gov. Hunt at the podium at the Emerging Issues Forum.

Feb 11, 2021

Virtually Essential: Emerging Issues Forum at 35

NC State’s Institute for Emerging Issues prepares to host its 35th annual forum, a four-day, all-virtual event that will conclude the six-part series called Reconnect NC. What started as a request from Chancellor Bruce Poulton to Gov. James B. Hunt Jr. is now a full university-hosted institute on Centennial Campus. 

Gregory Washington on the campus of George Mason University.

Feb 4, 2021

Emanating Leadership

Gregory Washington traces his pioneering path in academia to NC State, where he earned three degrees and worked to advance racial equity.