Sep 22, 2011
Leaving lectures behind
A pair of NC State researchers is working to replace the traditional lecture at the center of the traditional American classroom. Bob Beichner, a professor of physics, and Lodge McCammon, a curriculum and contemporary media specialist, both favor activities that encouragement applying knowledge over absorbing it.
Sep 15, 2011
Students build landscape legacy
NC State landscape architecture students have left their mark on the university campus.
Sep 8, 2011
Answering the call
The Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks presented unprecedented challenges to our country. Chief among the tasks facing the United States after the attacks: innovation to meet those challenges. In fields from textiles to foreign-language training, NC State has been at the forefront, yielding better fabrics for firefighters and technology for detecting improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in combat zones.
Sep 2, 2011
The Real Home Field Advantage
All school colors are not created equal - at least where football fields are concerned.
Aug 24, 2011
Grading the Professors
What happens when we ask students to rate their professors? Rave reviews and positive feedback.
Jul 27, 2011
Real Research, Real Results
From eradicating bed bugs to programming bandages, research at NC State produces results with real impact.
Jul 19, 2011
Breaking Down Innovation
NC State researchers test innovative construction materials and designs to ensure they're safe. And that process involves breaking stuff. Big stuff.
Jul 7, 2011
Eyes on the Future
From the moon landing to missions to Mars, NC State has strong ties to space exploration. Learn how you can explore an interest in space research, whether you major in aerospace engineering or prefer food science or textiles instead.
Jul 6, 2011
Researchers with the joint NC State/University of North Carolina Biomedical Engineering team are studying how weightlessness affects bone density in mice, zeroing in on load-sensing bone cells.
Jul 6, 2011
Sending Out an SOS
Weightlessness in space disrupts plant growth. NC State researchers are exploring ways to solve the problem so that plants can help feed space travelers and clean the air and water on future missions.