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Mar 18, 2015

USDA Chief Wants Calmer Dialogue on Genetic Engineering

The Hunt Library serves as neutral ground in the debate over genetically engineered crops as the university hosts Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and stakeholders from across the industry. 

Mar 17, 2015

‘Spare Parts’ Inspiration Visits Campus

Science teacher Fredi Lajvardi is the inaugural guest in the Goodnight Scholars Program speaker series. He will tell his inspirational story that spawned a documentary and a new major motion picture called "Spare Parts" at the Talley Student Union on Wednesday, April 8, at 7:30 p.m.  

Mar 11, 2015

Watauga Medal Honors 2 for Service

NC State awards its highest nonacademic honor to alumni Lynn Eury and Judi Grainger at the annual Founders’ Day ceremony and dinner.  

Mar 2, 2015

Pizza Box Composting Soars

Students, staff and faculty have deposited more than 8,700 pizza boxes in composting dumpsters around campus during the inaugural year of a pilot program offered by NC State's Waste Reduction and Recycling Office and University Housing. 

Feb 20, 2015

Wow—Yow Howling Cow

Basketball fans and ice cream lovers can unite Sunday over a scoop of Kay Yow Pink Peppermint Ice Cream at the 10th-annual Hoops 4Hope, a one-time treat in memory of NC State's Hall of Fame women's basketball coach at the event she conceived to raise money for cancer awareness and research. 

Feb 20, 2015

NC State Creates Our Three Winners Scholarship Fund

NC State University Chancellor Randy Woodson today announced the creation of the “Our Three Winners” scholarship endowment to honor three exceptional members of the Wolfpack family whose lives were cut tragically short. The endowment, which […] 

Feb 19, 2015

Our Three Winners Fund Announced

NC State has established the Our Three Winners Fund to provide scholarships in memory of Deah Barakat, Yusor Abu-Salha and Razan Abu-Salha. Contributions can be made online. 

Feb 19, 2015

Race Raises Dough for Children’s Hospital

Check out scenes from this year's Krispy Kreme Challenge, an annual event organized by NC State students to benefit N.C. Children's Hospital. Social media was made for just such occasions. 

Feb 18, 2015

A Decade of Hope

In its first nine years Hoops 4 Hope has helped the Kay Yow Cancer Fund continue the Hall of Fame coach's dream of raising awareness of and finding a cure for cancer. 

Feb 18, 2015

NC State Adds Billions to State and Local Economies

A new report details NC State's extraordinary impact on the local and state economies. The university and its enterprises create billions of dollars in added income across North Carolina.