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Apr 6, 2011

Charting NC’s Economic Future

With the economy on everyone's mind, NC State's Mike Walden has created a monthly index that forecasts how North Carolina's economy will perform over the next four to six months. Walden is a William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics at NC State. 

Feb 22, 2011

Together We Can

Wolfpack fans can help a statewide residential magnet school shatter a Guinness world record by donating canned food during Saturday's NC State-Georgia Tech men's hoops matchup at the RBC Center. 

Feb 17, 2011

The French Connection

Like many prospective engineers, Quentin Vermont is here in part to broaden his job prospects. But unlike most other engineers on campus, Vermont is pursuing a degree from the France-based SKEMA Business School, which opened its first U.S. campus at NC State last month. 

Feb 10, 2011

We’ve Got Wheels

Frustrated with rising gas prices and the grind of the daily commute? A slew of new and improved transportation options offer NC State students, faculty and staff the opportunity to get around town in eco-friendly style and, in some cases, even eliminate the need for wheels of their own. 

Jan 28, 2011

All Hail the King

On Jan. 21, eleven of the College of Engineering's most talented students sang, danced and unicycled their way across the Stewart Theatre stage in a quest to become 'Mr. Engineer,' all while raising money for the American Cancer Society Relay for Life. 

Dec 21, 2010

Generosity Unrivaled

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

Memory Lane

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

On Tour

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.