Jun 12, 2011
Smart grid central
Researchers at NC State’s FREEDM Systems Center are developing what can be called the “smarts” of the smart electrical grid — devices and networks that will one day seamlessly connect rooftop solar panels with batteries that store energy in the basements below.
Jun 7, 2011
Chasing the Whirlwind
With destructive tornadoes blistering locales like Joplin, Mo., Tuscaloosa, Ala. as well as sites traditionally inhospitable to tornadoes – like Raleigh, Minneapolis, Minn. and Springfield, Mass. – figuring out more about how and why tornadoes form becomes more relevant – and critical to saving lives.
May 31, 2011
The Bad Bugs of Summer
To protect yourself from mosquitoes, ticks, black widows and other creepy crawlies this summer, arm yourself with information about why they act the way they do.
May 10, 2011
Hats Off To The Class of 2011
The RBC Center became a sea of red Saturday morning as more than 4,500 students became the next wave of NC State alumni.
Apr 29, 2011
Bringing Animal – and Human – Medicine into the 21st Century
Coming in at 110,000-square-feet, the NC State Terry Center will be one of the largest, most technologically advanced veterinary facilities in the country.
Apr 24, 2011
Creating Tomorrow’s Success Stories
The business world is always on the hunt for the next big thing. NC State recently showcased some contenders - products invented and brought to market by NC State student entrepreneurs.
Apr 24, 2011
Pete Geisen graduated from NC State with a business degree and a job running his own nanotechnology company. Find out how NC State's focus on entrepreneurship boosts the economy and pays big dividends for students who think big.
Apr 21, 2011
Earth Day: Global Research Challenges
For more than 40 years, Earth Day has been a call to arms to appreciate and protect our natural environment. In order to accomplish that mission, we must first understand the challenges threatening our environmental health and sustainability.
Mar 16, 2011
Fire It Up
The basketball is in your hands, the score is tied and time's running out. You're about 10 feet away from the basket on the right side of the court, just outside the free-throw lane. Before the clock hits 0:00, check out new research from NC State engineers that shows whether a direct shot or a bank shot has a better chance of scoring your team a postgame victory celebration.
Feb 21, 2011
Atlantic Coast Conference commissioner John Swofford announced Friday that three NC State student-athletes, including senior gymnast Brittany Vontz, have been selected to receive the Weaver-James-Corrigan Award, given to student-athletes who have performed with distinction in competition, in the classroom and in the community.