Faculty Focus

Oct 17, 2014  |  Faculty and Staff

Narayan Earns N.C.’s Top Science Award

Jay Narayan is recognized by the state of North Carolina for his groundbreaking work in materials science. Find out how his research is leading to the development of high-efficiency LEDs that will save energy, reduce greenhouse emissions and contribute to the nation’s energy independence.

Oct 2, 2014  |  Campus Life

Composer Sets the Macabre to Music

Just in time for Halloween, the Carolina Ballet reprises two of J. Mark Scearce's darkest works, chock-full of vampires with a side dish of the plague.

Jun 5, 2014

‘Talkin’ Tar Heel’ Explores Dialects

A new book by NC State sociolinguists Walt Wolfram and Jeffrey Reaser explains how our voices tell the story of North Carolina.

May 8, 2014

Research Targets Science Lovers

Science educator Gail Jones says schools can do a better job turning science enthusiasts into science majors. Her research looks at what keeps hobbyists from pursuing STEM careers.

May 7, 2014  |  Campus Life

Prof’s Pioneering Work Hailed

Thirty years after she penned a groundbreaking research paper that launched an entirely new academic field, Carolyn Miller is back in the spotlight. The journal Composition Forum dedicates its November issue to examining the impact of her innovative ideas.

Apr 24, 2014

Question Authority

An NC State English professor with a background in journalism gets the chance to demonstrate his smarts on a Hollywood game show on Monday. We'll take Wolfpack pride for $500, Alex.

Mar 31, 2014

5 Questions With Therese Fowler

New York Times best-selling author Therese Fowler talks about the risks she’s taken in her writing career and how it feels to teach where she used to be a student. Fowler is a featured author at this week's North Carolina Literary Festival.

Mar 25, 2014

An American Wolfpack in London

MBA students hit the streets of swinging London to track down the next big thing. Discover the art and science of trendspotting.

Mar 6, 2014

Crowd Funding for Better LEDs

A chemistry professor taps crowd funding to pay for research in LED technology. Find out how you can help underwrite the next generation TV screen.

Feb 19, 2014

Math Prof Named Sloan Research Fellow

NC State mathematician Jonathan Hauenstein joins an elite group of young scientists honored by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. The early-career award cites his work with complex algorithms.

Feb 6, 2014

Carbonell Elected to NAE

Ruben Carbonell's work in multiphase reactor design, high-pressure thin-film coating and novel bioseparation processes has earned him membership in the prestigious National Academy of Engineering.

Dec 5, 2013

Baliga Receives IEEE Medal of Honor

One of the world's top scientific organizations has bestowed its Medal of Honor on an NC State professor who pioneered an energy-saving semiconductor switch that controls the flow of power from an electrical energy source to any application that needs energy.

Oct 10, 2013

Linguistics Project the Talk of the Fair

If you speak one of the diverse dialects of North Cackalacky, you'll feel right at home visiting Walt Wolfram's display at the State Fair this month. Speak nicely and you may even get a button courtesy of the North Carolina Language and Life Project.

Oct 3, 2013

In Praise of Working Dogs

Cat Warren's new book explores the science and wonder of working dogs. Find out "What the Dog Knows" in this touching, engaging and informative tale of canine can-do.

Sep 19, 2013

Clusters Create New Campus Culture

NC State welcomes the first faculty members hired under the Chancellor's Faculty Excellence Program, an initiative to speed research and discoveries across 12 fields of study.