Dec 21, 2010
NC State chancellor Randy Woodson announced Friday, Dec. 17, that the university has received the largest gift in its history - $40 million - from Lonnie and Carol Johnson Poole. The substantial part of their contribution, $37 million, funds an endowment to support and name NC State's College of Management.
Sep 23, 2010
Saturday's Live it Up! festivities celebrated improvements to Hillsborough Street, an overhaul that has made it easier than ever for students, faculty and staff to become more active in the local community. In honor of the big event, we pored through photos of yesteryear - look back with us to learn more about the history of one of the area's most important thoroughfares.
Sep 13, 2010
Live It Up
More than a decade of brainstorming, planning and construction will come to a close Sept. 25 as NC State helps celebrate the dedication of an improved Hillsborough Street corridor that frames the north border of our campus. Activities will begin at 12 p.m., with a marathon run of entertainment options - on four stages - suitable for visitors of all ages.
Aug 30, 2010
As the leader of the only university with a presence in all 100 North Carolina counties, NC State chancellor Dr. Randy Woodson - along with his wife, Susan - hit the road this summer to gain a firsthand look at how NC State makes a difference from the mountains to the sea.
Jun 23, 2010
CATs for Bears
When Museum of Life and Science administrators noticed their black bear, Yona, walking with a limp, they wasted no time in getting her to the College of Veterinary Medicine for a state-of-the-art checkup. Now, the personable cub is back to swimming, climbing and soaking in her newfound fame - all to the delight of her two-legged friends at the Durham-based museum.
Jun 14, 2010
From Farm to Fork
As organic grocery stores gain popularity and consumers become more aware of what's really in those artificially-flavored, vending-machine snacks, NC State is helping champion the benefits of locally grown food - all-natural delicacies that are key to healthy eating and give an economic boost to North Carolina growers and farmers as well.
Oct 22, 2009
The 22nd-Century Library
Armed with aspirations of doubling the amount of library seating space available to NC State students, university officials and dignitaries from around the state have broken ground on a state-of-the-art, Centennial Campus-based facility that will undoubtedly set the standard for libraries constructed during this century and beyond.
Aug 31, 2009
This fall, orange barrels, construction barriers and heavy equipment are delaying traffic on historic Hillsborough Street from the base of the Belltower to the D.H. Hill Library. When the dust settles on the $9.2 million city of Raleigh project in September 2010, project designers hope that traffic on Hillsborough will still be slower – although more free flowing – and safer for pedestrians and drivers alike, following the installation of two new roundabouts.
Jul 9, 2009
Even before she heads off to med school, NC State's Kat Sauer has a medical device invention to her credit. Then again, so does every other student who has taken the senior design course in the Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) in the last two years. Course director Andrew DiMeo’s efforts to make the course more entrepreneurial in that time have produced 17 invention disclosures and a new partnership with Wake Medical Center.