Alumni

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.

May 26, 2017  |  Alumni

Above the Battlefields of World War I

James Allen Higgs Jr., a Raleigh native and two-time engineering graduate of NC State, had a birds-eye view of the battlefields of France during the First World War.

May 4, 2017  |  Events

Alumna Brings Sloth Love to Hunt Library

Zoology alumna Sam Trull, co-founder of The Sloth Institute in Costa Rica, helps raise baby sloths who have lost their mothers and also educates the public about these fascinating creatures.

Apr 26, 2017  |  Campus Life

Silicon Valley Favors NC State Alumni

When the top technology firms in California go looking for high-skill workers, they often turn to recent NC State graduates, a new study has shown.

Apr 26, 2017  |  Campus Life

Bee the Change: New Apiary on Centennial Campus

Thanks to a public-private partnership, Centennial Campus is now home to 150,000 honeybees in seven beehives. The new apiary will create opportunities for tours and other forms of pollinator-related education.

Apr 13, 2017  |  Campus Life

Dean, Faculty and Alum Headline Story Collider Event

Jeff Braden, dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, joins an eclectic group of storytellers at a free Story Collider event in Kinston April 18. The five speakers will relate true, personal stories about blazing new trails and exploring new territory in science.

Apr 6, 2017  |  Campus Life

The Names in the Belltower

A total of 34 NC State students and alumni were killed in World War I. Here are the men listed in the chapel of the Belltower and how they died in service to the country.

Apr 6, 2017  |  Campus Life

World War I Transformed NC State

Few things changed the landscape of newly renamed North Carolina College of Agriculture and Engineering than the United States' entry into World War I, 100 years ago today.

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.

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.

Jan 26, 2017  |  Awards and Honors

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.

Jan 26, 2017  |  Service and Community

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.