Service and Community

Jun 20, 2017  |  Faculty and Staff

Arboretum Director: Helping Your Garden Grow

You want a green thumb, but your plants are all brown. Learn how heat and soil affect your garden, and why you should think about getting rid of your lawn.

Jun 15, 2017  |  Service and Community

Fighting Child Malnutrition in Haiti — With Goats

For more than a decade, professor Charlotte Farin and the NC State Haiti Goat Project have joined the country’s struggle against rampant childhood malnutrition. Now they plan to expand, doubling the number of protein-rich meals provided to schools each month.

Jun 15, 2017  |  Service and Community

Council Honored With 2017 Godwin Red Torch Award

Alumna Kathryn Council is honored for her work to further the mission of the NC State University Foundation. Learn about her generous efforts to support the university.

Jun 15, 2017  |  Alumni

AgPack Strong: A World of Possibilities

Kim Shearer has always loved plants. Shearer, who earned NC State degrees in plant biology and horticultural science in 2013, is now the tree and shrub breeder at The Morton Arboretum in Lisle, Ill.

Jun 15, 2017  |  Students

How Culture and Education Interact in the Big Easy

Eight undergraduate College of Education students went on a cultural immersion trip to New Orleans to see how culture influences public education and understand how Hurricane Katrina affected local schools.

Jun 15, 2017  |  Faculty and Staff

12 Receive Awards for Excellence

Staff members from across NC State are recognized for exemplary service. Meet this year's winners of the University Awards for Excellence.

Jun 14, 2017  |  Service and Community

Butterflies Get Royal Treatment on Golf Course

A team of volunteers supported by NC State and BASF plants milkweed and wildflowers at the Lonnie Poole Golf Course to create a habitat for rare monarch butterflies.

Jun 9, 2017  |  Service and Community

Time Capsule Awash in Memories

There wasn’t a dry item in the house at the opening of a 50-year-old time capsule at the site of Raleigh’s now defunct Cardinal Theatre.

Jun 8, 2017  |  Faculty and Staff Giving

Honoring a Legacy

As the longtime director of NC State University’s Caldwell Fellows program, Gerald Hawkins seemed to take all of his students under his wing. Now, many Caldwell alumni are joining forces to bolster the program and honor the legacy of Hawkins — who retired more than a decade ago — by raising funds for his namesake endowment.

Jun 7, 2017  |  Campus Life

Big Data, Sensors to Transform Cities

Martin O’Malley, former governor of Maryland, told a Centennial Campus conference that new technologies developed through public-private partnerships would drive the creation of smart cities.