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.
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.
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.
Remembering Our Three Winners
In remembrance of the three NC State alumni who were slain in a Chapel Hill shooting on Feb. 10, 2015, the NC State community is encouraged to volunteer or give to the organization of their choice.
Event Counters Anti-Muslim Bias
NC State hosts an event to encourage understanding of Muslim culture and challenge anti-Muslim sentiments.
Suggs Awarded Order of Long Leaf Pine
Alumni Association executive director Benny Suggs, a 1969 graduate of NC State and native of Columbus County, was presented with the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, one of the most prestigious awards given to a citizen of the state.
Design Grads to Pitch Housing Solution at SXSW
Two NC State grads are finalists in the upcoming SXSW Accelerator competition in Austin, Texas. Their ideas for incremental housing are based on a post-graduation trip to South America, funded by a 2014 Duda Travel Fellowship.
Come See NC State’s Build-A-Block
A drop-in reception for those who have supported NC State's Build-A-Block partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Wake County will be held Wednesday from noon to 2 p.m. at the worksite off Lake Wheeler Road. RSVP by Friday to attend.
Generous gifts from Randy and Tiffany Ramsey bolstered the university's programs for men's basketball and equine sports medicine.
McKeand Nabs Top Service Award for Work With Pines
Steve McKeand, director of NC State’s Cooperative Tree Improvement Program, is honored with the Governor James E. Holshouser Jr. Award for Excellence in Public Service. The program breeds loblolly and longleaf pines to better cope with disease, pests and a changing climate.