Campus Life

Aug 21, 2017  |  Events

Eclipses Have Shadowed NC State Before

Four previous eclipses have darkened the skies of NC State and Raleigh, including nearly full coverage in 1900, when the North Carolina State College for Agriculture and Mechanic Arts was barely 10 years old.

Aug 18, 2017  |  Service and Community

Beautiful Pairings: A Lifetime Commitment to Art and Design

When the new Gregg Museum of Art & Design opens, its visitors will owe a debt of gratitude to a couple who helped make the museum a reality — and who have made art and design their life’s work.

Aug 17, 2017  |  Campus Life

Dining Unveils Improvements, New Options

Check out the updates and improvements to culinary options around campus, as NC State Dining reveals the change it has made over the summer.

Aug 17, 2017  |  Faculty and Staff

NC State and Oracle Pilot Big Data Project to Grow Agriculture

Oracle has selected NC State as a university partner to pilot a new program that uses big data to solve grand challenges in everything from agriculture to textiles to engineering. First on the list? Sweet potatoes.

Aug 17, 2017  |  Campus Life

Smoothing the Bumps in the Road

Donor support for NC State students reaches beyond scholarship funding. A new Student Emergency Fund administered by the Division of Academic and Student Affairs will help meet essential needs and ease unexpected burdens — keeping students like John Dunn on the track to success.

Aug 17, 2017  |  Events

Eclipse 2017: How to View and See Another Day

The College of Sciences has a few tips on how to safely watch Monday's eclipse, including some ways that you can help collect data on this rare event. Join the campus community on Monday at the Brickyard from 12:30 until 4 p.m. Free eclipse glasses are available, along with a telescope for a closer view and misting tents to keep everyone cool.

Aug 17, 2017  |  Campus Life

This Lab Went Paperless and Saved $30,000

The $105 lab manual once required for a popular NC State biotechnology course is now history. Learn why.

Aug 16, 2017  |  Campus Life

A Walk Around Campus

Not every step on NC State's campus has to be on a brick sidewalk or plaza. In fact, you can spend an entire day walking the Wake County edges of the university, from Yates Mill County Park to a pasture adjacent to William B. Umstead State Park, and seldom leave NC State property.

Aug 16, 2017  |  Campus Life

Spin Doctors Headline Packapalooza 2017

For the sixth straight year, NC State will host Packapalooza, a free day-long block party and street festival for the community on Hillsborough Street. Events will begin at 2 p.m. and end with late-night concert by headliner the Spin Doctors.

Aug 16, 2017  |  Awards and Honors

Emergency Management Wins CSHEMA Award

NC State's PACK Ready Outreach Campaign was recently given an Award of Excellence by the Campus Safety, Health and Environmental Management Association (CSHEMA).