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Author: University Communications

Feb 5, 2021

NC State Alumnus Leads Development of the First Rapid At-Home Test-Kit for COVID-19

Frankie Myers, director of engineering at Lucira Health, led the design and development of the first at-home rapid COVID-19 test kit. 

Percussion performance minor AnnE Ford attends her online drum lesson with Dr. Paul Garcia from a practice and recording space set up in Price Music Center for local students to use as needed during the fall 2020 semester of online courses. Photo by Erin Zanders.

Jan 29, 2021

Arts Programs Don’t Miss a Beat During COVID-19

Several performances will cap off an unprecedented year for NC State’s performing arts programs, during which students, faculty and staff have overcome unforeseen logistical challenges of COVID-19. 

The Belltower against colorful clouds at sunset.

Jan 11, 2021

University Update on Personnel Review

NC State has completed a thorough review of the anonymous and public allegations of misconduct accusing an employee of malicious online activities. This follows the same process we use for any allegation. NC State confirmed the employee did not have access to the protected personal information of any NC State student or any staff members other than those… 

NC State Gateway

Dec 8, 2020

2 Named Fellows of Inventors Academy

Two NC State faculty members have been honored for their innovative work at the forefront of their disciplines. 

Students enjoy a fall day by the copper wolves in Wolf Plaza on main campus.

Nov 16, 2020

Rising to the Challenge

Despite the obstacles presented by COVID-19, NC State staff and faculty have worked ceaselessly to keep campus running — and to care for Wolfpack students. 

A portrait of Scotty McCreery and details about his NC State concert, which has ended.

Nov 10, 2020

Scotty McCreery, Live in Concert

The Alumni Association Student Ambassador Program welcomes invited students, faculty and staff, alumni, donors and friends to a private virtual concert by country music star and NC State alumnus Scotty McCreery. 

An exterior view of the James Hunt Jr. Library on Centennial Campus during fall.

Nov 5, 2020

2020 Chancellor’s Fall Address

Hear from Chancellor Randy Woodson as he reflects on a tumultuous year, the Wolfpack's resilience and our readiness for the future. 

The Belltower against colorful clouds at sunset.

Nov 3, 2020

2019-20 Awards and Honors

NC State faculty, staff, students and alumni garnered significant recognition for their accomplishments over the past year. Here are a few highlights. 

A display of pinwheels on the lawn in front of Talley Student Union in recognition of Suicide Prevention Month

Oct 13, 2020

Counseling the Pack

The Counseling Center and Prevention Services made a seamless transition to telehealth, and staff and mental health services have been more accessible than ever before during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

DASA Facilities staff members: James Carpenter, Dale Lefler, Ray Corbett, and Vladimir Wall

Sep 15, 2020

Building (and Moving) Barriers

A four-person DASA Facilities team built and installed over 100 stationary plexiglass barriers and around 55 portable ones around campus this summer. 

self-portrait sketch of a woman with flowers

Aug 26, 2020

How the Pandemic Affected My Struggle With Bulimia

As a public health expert, Lindsey Haynes-Maslow says she assumed the pandemic would impact our country heavily. But, in this first-person account, she says that she was not prepared for its impact on her. 

Housing and dining staff put together care packages for students in quarantine and isolation

Aug 25, 2020

Protecting and Caring for the Pack

University Housing and partners across campus have teamed up to care for students in quarantine and isolation. 

Photos of the members of the class of 2024 make a mosaic of the number 2024 on Stafford Commons in front of Talley Student Union

Aug 19, 2020

Meet the Newest Members of the Pack

This year's first-year and transfer students are facing a new kind of fall, but they're ready to work hard, have fun and make the most of every opportunity. 

NC State Memorial Belltower

Aug 14, 2020

Kleiner Receives NIH Grant to Study Intestinal Microbiomes

Manuel Kleiner receives prestigious NIH grant to study intestinal microbe interactions. 

Copper wolves on central campus.

Aug 11, 2020

The #PoolePack Goes Above and Beyond

Meet a handful of graduates from Poole College of Management who finished their degrees on a high note to show us that anything is possible. Master of Business Administration  With full-time, evening and online classes available — or any combination that suits — the Jenkins Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a top program for…