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The 2021 Watauga Medal winners (left to right) are Bob Mattocks, Suzanne Gordon and Glenn Futrell

Sep 14, 2021

3 NC State Alumni Receive Watauga Medal

The university awards its highest nonacademic honor to Glenn Futrell, Suzanne Gordon and Bob Mattocks. 

Nikhil Milind sitting outside, holding his ukulele.

Jul 6, 2021

NC State’s 4th Churchill Scholar Prepares for Deep Dive Into Genetics

Nikhil Milind, who graduated this year, is going to Cambridge University to continue his studies into links between human genetics and diseases. 

people gather for the Belltower reopening and dedication of Henry Square

May 18, 2021

A Hundred Years and a Thousand Words

Photos of the Memorial Belltower’s reopening and the dedication of Henry Square help tell the story of this hallowed place on NC State’s campus. 

Russell Wilson scrambles during a football game.

May 12, 2021

Wilson Returns a Winner

At NC State, Russell Wilson honed the athletic skills and commitment to service that would define his extraordinary life. The NFL superstar returns to Carter-Finley this week to speak at commencement. 

Feb 5, 2021

NC State Alumnus Leads Development of the First Rapid At-Home Test-Kit for COVID-19

Frankie Myers, director of engineering at Lucira Health, led the design and development of the first at-home rapid COVID-19 test kit. 

Gregory Washington on the campus of George Mason University.

Feb 4, 2021

Emanating Leadership

Gregory Washington traces his pioneering path in academia to NC State, where he earned three degrees and worked to advance racial equity. 

A view of the Belltower in spring as seen through an arch of bricks.

Feb 1, 2021

Celebrating Black Alumni

Meet six extraordinary Black alumni from across the decades who found their place at NC State — and in the world. 

NC State alumna and astronaut Christina Koch

Nov 19, 2020

NASA Astronaut Christina Koch to Deliver NC State Commencement Address

NASA astronaut and NC State alumna Christina H. Koch is the featured speaker at NC State's first ever virtual commencement. 

NASA astronaut Christina Koch is helped out of the Soyuz MS-13 spacecraft.

Nov 19, 2020

Launching the Next Generation

NASA astronaut Christina Koch, a three-time graduate of NC State, knows how to thrive working from home, which she did flawlessly during a record-breaking 328 days in space. She'll share her message of how NC State helped prepare her to become NASA's most accomplished female astronaut on Dec. 4 as the featured speaker at the university's first virtual commencement. 

Ritika Shamdasani and her sister Niki, walk on a runway at a Sani fashion show.

Jun 17, 2020

Guiding Young Businesses to Success

With experiential learning programs and funding opportunities, NC State Entrepreneurship helps students turn their ideas into reality. 

Close-up of wolf statue head at NC State

Mar 16, 2020

NC State Makes Strong Showing on ‘Power 100’ List

Chancellor Randy Woodson and a number of NC State alumni land spots on Business North Carolina’s “Power 100” list, which highlights the state's most influential business leaders. 

Group of Watauga Medal winners giving Wolfpack sign at dinner event.

Mar 12, 2020

Meet the 2020 Watauga Medal Winners

Three alumni receive NC State's highest nonacademic honor for their decades of service to the university. 

Bob Jordan shakes hand of another trustee with Chancellor Woodson looking on.

Feb 18, 2020

In Memoriam: Bob Jordan

Alumnus Bob Jordan, who served North Carolina as a public official and business leader, died at his home Sunday, surrounded by family. Jordan is remembered for his unwavering support of NC State for more than 60 years. 

headshot of Karami with black background.

Jan 10, 2020

Mideast Tragedy Claims Alumna

An NC State alumna returning home after visiting family in Tehran is among the 176 passengers and crew killed in the crash of a Ukrainian airliner. 

NC State alumna and astronaut Christina Koch

Aug 22, 2019

Astronaut and Alumna to Hold Live Video Q&A From Space

Christina Koch will talk with students through a live video downlink on Friday, Aug. 30. Catch all the action at Talley Student Union.