Nearly seven in 10 college students say they have not purchased a textbook for financial reasons, even at the risk of academic performance. That's one of the reasons NCSU Libraries created the Alt Textbook Project, which provides mini-grants and support for faculty to adopt, adapt or create free and open alternatives to textbooks.
Microbiology Class Wins SWI, CDC Contest
Alice Lee's Microbiology 360 class recently won a contest sponsored by the Small World Initiative and the Centers for Disease Control about solving the global antibiotics resistance crisis, beating out 13 other entries from across the country.
Checkout Campus Activities at Wellness Fair
Students, faculty and staff can find out how to move towards a healthier lifestyle next Thursday at the Wolfpack Way of Life: NC State Wellness Fair, which will be held from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the Talley Student Union State Ballroom.
Event Offers ‘Food for the Soul’
Sample and learn about healthy soul food on Monday, Feb. 20. The event is sponsored by University Recreation, Multicultural Student Affairs and University Dining.
Thomas Retires From Crafts Center
Join the NC State Crafts Center as it bids "Happy Retirement" to director George Thomas next Friday at 5:30 p.m.
Longtime Voice of NC State Dies at 91
C.A. Dillon, a 1947 NC State graduate, served as the public address announcer for NC State men's basketball for 53 years, covering seven head coaches and four different arenas. He was also a member of the NC State Board of Trustees.
Check Out Arts Exhibitions, Events This Spring
While the final touches are being put on the new home of the Gregg Museum of Art and Design, check out these arts events and exhibitions around campus and in the Triangle.
Winter Break Conservation Saves $300,000
Since 2004, NC State has saved $3.5 million in energy costs by shutting down campus buildings during the winter holiday break, including nearly $300,000 this past year.
Rising to New Heights
Senior forward Jennifer Mathurin, a student-athlete majoring in social work, has been presented with many opportunities to succeed during her NC State career. See her and the No. 17 Wolfpack women's basketball team in action on Sunday at the annual Play4Kay game at Reynolds Coliseum.
Celebrate Play4Kay With Women’s Basketball
Tickets for the annual NC State women's basketball Play4Kay Game are now on sale. The game, honoring the legacy of Hall of Fame Wolfpack women's coach Kay Yow, is against Wake Forest on Sunday, Feb. 19, at 2 p.m. at Reynolds Coliseum.