System Taps Howell to Lead External Affairs
Longtime administrator Kevin Howell has been named senior vice president for external affairs for the UNC System. The NC State alumnus leads a new division responsible for communications, state and federal government relations, and international, community and economic engagement.
Here’s to Harrelson
For more than 50 years, Harrelson Hall has loomed over the Brickyard like a flying saucer on stilts. Now the campus says goodbye to NC State's best-known oddity.
Ph.D. Alumni Andrade, Mwanga Win World Food Prize
Two NC State alumni are among the four winners of the 2016 World Food Prize, one of the most important and coveted international awards given in agriculture.
Revitalizing Rural Schools
Closing the student achievement gap starts with training outstanding classroom leaders — and that's the goal of the Northeast Leadership Academy at NC State.
In 21 rural schools around North Carolina, recent NC State graduates are helping high school juniors and seniors make the leap to college. Meet the College Advising Corps.
In Memoriam: Dorothy Dent Park
The president emeritus of the Park Foundation, which has left an indelible impact on NC State through its philanthropy, has died at the age of 103.
Pack Impacts, Off the Track
NC State grads are a big part of the off-track machinery that drives NASCAR. From the marketing and public-relations departments of racing teams to the NASCAR Hall of Fame itself, they shape the way fans follow the sport today and will remember it tomorrow.
Durham architect Phil Freelon designs buildings that tell stories — and unite communities. Since graduating from the NC State College of Design in 1975, Freelon has emerged as a go-to architect for structures that honor history and inspire the public, without sacrificing functionality.
A burgeoning beer business is brewing in North Carolina — and NC State is supporting it with innovative brewing techniques, hands-on training for future brewers and a project to jumpstart hops production in the state.
Start Me Up: Donation Will ‘Accelerate’ Student Startups
Chip and Lyn Andrews donate $1 million to establish NC State Acceleration Fund to assist student startup companies.