2016 Chancellor’s Report
Thanks to our extraordinary faculty, staff and students, NC State is driving positive change in a wide range of disciplines. Explore some of the year’s most significant accomplishments in the 2016 Chancellor’s Report.
McKeand Nabs Top Service Award for Work With Pines
Steve McKeand, director of NC State’s Cooperative Tree Improvement Program, is honored with the Governor James E. Holshouser Jr. Award for Excellence in Public Service. The program breeds loblolly and longleaf pines to better cope with disease, pests and a changing climate.
NC State Fighting Zika on Multiple Fronts
NC State is fighting the worldwide outbreak of the mosquito-borne virus Zika by designing innovative, mosquito-proof fabrics; developing mathematical models that describe and predict the spread of infections; genetically engineering mosquitos to suppress their transmission of disease; and drawing attention to missed opportunities for better biotechnology regulation.
Celebrate All Things NC State During Red and White Week
The annual Red and White Week leading up to next Saturday's Homecoming football game against Boston College at Carter-Finley will have a slew of activities, from Chancellor Randy Woodson's annual fall address next Friday afternoon to food and beer presentations to free Howling Cow ice cream on Stafford Commons for students.
Jenkins MBA Ranks Among Best Worldwide
NC State’s MBA program adds to its growing reputation for excellence, ranking in the top 100 on The Economist’s list of the world’s best advanced business degrees.
Hunt Library Wins ‘New Landmark’ Award
NC State’s Hunt Library is recognized for shaping the future of academic libraries. Find out which trendsetting spaces and services earned high marks.
Jenkins Online MBA Breaks Into Top 10
NC State’s fast-rising MBA program breaks out of the pack to advance 11 spots on the Princeton Review’s closely watched list of online programs. The ranking measures academics, selectivity, faculty, technical platforms and career outcomes.
A Rare Doom Bloom
For nine years, NC State horticultural science graduate student Brandon Huber has waited for his titan arum—also known as the Corpse Flower for its intense odor—to bloom. Sometime next week, it will in a campus greenhouse. The best part is you can watch a free live feed, sans the putrid smell of rotting flesh.
NC State Moves Up in Global Ranking
NC State’s global reputation for research and academic excellence continues to grow, with the university rising more than 100 spots on the QS World University Rankings in just two years.
NC State Scores for Video Game Design
As the growth of the video game industry continues to soar, NC State ranks among the top schools in the nation offering undergraduate programs in video game design. Check out the latest from the Princeton Review.