Service and Community

Mar 17, 2017  |  Faculty and Staff Giving

Reflection of a Legacy

Renowned linguist Walt Wolfram, the William C. Friday Distinguished Professor of Linguistics at NC State University, and other leading scholars have studied African-American speech across the nation as a distinct dialect of American English for five decades.

Mar 16, 2017

Carrying Water for a Cause

How fast can you carry 5 liters of water for a mile? Find out on Centennial Campus' Oval on Sunday, March 26, and help raise funds and awareness for NC State's Wine to Water chapter.

Mar 9, 2017  |  Faculty and Staff

MythBusters Finalist Inspired to Work With Kids

NC State alum Tamara Robertson won’t be the next MythBusters host, but she can still help youngsters break into the exciting world of science and technology.

Mar 8, 2017  |  Campus Life

Film Focuses on Housing Solutions

View a film that examines innovative housing solutions inspired by a tour of South American slums and shantytowns. Architecture alums Abe Drechsler and Brian Gaudio present “Within Formal Cities” in two campus screenings March 13.

Mar 7, 2017  |  Service and Community

4 Receive Watauga Medals at Founders’ Day

At Friday's Founders' Day celebration, Steve Zelnak, Gayle Lanier, Barbara Goodmon and Steve Warren were awarded the Watauga Medal, NC State's highest non-academic award, in recognition of their notable and distinguished contributions and commitment to the advancement of the university.

Mar 3, 2017  |  Uncategorized

Incubating Curiosity

NC State's Entrepreneurship Initiative helps students turn their business ideas into reality. Meet some of the entrepreneurs who have graduated from the EI and gone on to success in the business world.

Mar 2, 2017  |  Faculty and Staff

Boyette Named NCNG Brigadier General

NC State director of building and maintenance operations Allen Boyette has been promoted to the rank of brigadier general in the North Carolina National Guard.

Feb 23, 2017  |  The Abstract

Could Greenways Help Fight Chicago Crime?

A crime decrease in neighborhoods surrounding a Chicago greenway built on an abandoned railway line offers a ray of hope amid troubling trends in the Windy City.

Feb 23, 2017  |  Alumni

Alum Robertson Finalist for ‘MythBusters’ Host

Alumna Tamara Robertson is one of 10 finalists to be a host on the Discovery Channel's new version of "MythBusters." The 2009 graduate with a degree in chemical and biomolecular engineering was one of 10,000 applicants to appear on the reality show "MythBusters: The Search," which concludes with winners being announced Saturday in the search finale.

Feb 21, 2017  |  Service and Community

Learners, Leaders

One in every eight students in North Carolina public schools has a disability. That’s nearly 170,000 people who need the expert support of the state’s educators. But those students are also a potential wellspring of talent for the state’s STEM industries.