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Author: Tim Peeler

A pink and blue wolf illustration from an NC State 1931 football program.

Sep 21, 2021

The 100-Year Pack

This week marks a century since NC State first adopted its beloved "Wolfpack" nickname. Relive the history. 

Street sign with the Talley Student Union in the background.

Sep 8, 2021

New Campus Master Plan Needs Your Input

NC State planners are building a framework to meet future needs and align campus development with the university's new strategic plan. Find out how you can contribute to the process. 

Panoramic shot of an empty Carter-Finley Stadium.

Sep 2, 2021

Wolfpack Football Season Kicks Off Thursday Night

The Wolfpack takes on South Florida at Carter-Finley Stadium. Get the latest on traffic and COVID-19 protocols before you head out for the game. 

Headshot of Bill Cowher on the sidelines of a game with text that reads Pro Football Hall of Famer Bill Cowher.

Aug 19, 2021

Football Hall of Fame Honors Wolfpack’s Cowher

Alumnus Bill Cowher, a former NC State linebacker, is inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in honor of his outstanding coaching career — a first for the Wolfpack. 

Flowers inside new NC State greenhouse.

Aug 19, 2021

Greenhouse Effect: A More Sustainable Campus

Grounds Services is saving money and boosting sustainability by growing flowers and plants in its own greenhouse on the west side of campus. 

Gabrielle Cunningham jumps over a hurdle at a track and field event.

Jul 21, 2021

12 Wolfpack Student-Athletes Compete in Tokyo Olympics

A record number of NC State student-athletes vie for a place on the podium at the 2020 Olympic Games in Japan. 

Rodon throws a pitch at a Wolfpack baseball game.

Jul 8, 2021

Alums Turner, Rodon Named MLB All-Stars

Former Wolfpack players Trea Turner and Carlos Rodon will participate in Major League Baseball’s Mid-Summer Classic. 

Sunset on the American Tobacco Trail I-40 Pedestrian Bridge in Durham, North Carolina

Jul 8, 2021

Creating Smarter, Healthier Transportation Systems

Eleni Bardaka guides her students in developing transportation systems that support a community's physical, mental and sustainable well-being. 

Coach Elliott Avent at practice in Omaha, surrounded by baseball players.

Jun 23, 2021

Wins and Losses

Wolfpack baseball head coach Elliott Avent started the season with personal heartbreak and a string of losses, then led the team to the College World Series. It's how he plays the game. 

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.