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.
Renowned Chef Howard Speaks on Campus
Award-winning chef, TV personality, author and NC State alumna Vivian Howard will return to campus Dec. 15 to deliver the annual Eloise S. Cofer Lecture on connecting food, family and community. She will also participate in a book signing earlier in the day in the Coastal Ballroom of the Talley Student Union. Both events are free and open to the public.
Celebrate All Things NC State During Red and White Week
The annual Red and White Week leading up to next Saturday's Homecoming football game against Boston College at Carter-Finley will have a slew of activities, from Chancellor Randy Woodson's annual fall address next Friday afternoon to food and beer presentations to free Howling Cow ice cream on Stafford Commons for students.
Howl Back with Alumni Association
Join Chancellor Randy Woodson and Mr. and Ms. Wuf on Wednesday at Howl Back With Your Pack in celebration of the NC State Alumni Association's new branding efforts. The party will be from 6-8 p.m. at the Park Alumni Center.
Awaiting the Opening
In August 2016, the Alumni Association caught up with Phil Freelon, who graduated from the College of Design in 1975, to see how he was feeling ahead of the grand opening of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Carter-Finley Still a Modernist Marvel
Charles Kahn, a two-time graduate of NC State and a former professor in the College of Design, is one of the three engineers and architects credited with the design of NC State's Carter-Finley Stadium. Take a new look at it through his eyes as the Wolfpack celebrates the 50th anniversary of the stadium's construction, beginning with Thursday night's opener against William & Mary.
Closing the Gap
Two NC State programs aim to close the achievement gap between rural and urban schools. One helps rural high schoolers get to college. The other helps school administrators build their networks and skill sets.
Students, Alumni Witness Failed Coup in Turkey
A group of NC State students and alumni participating in a service trip to Turkey is caught up in the unrest surrounding a coup attempt. Read a firsthand account.
Alum Takes Fight for Transgender Rights to Political Conventions
A public service spot urging legal protections for transgender Americans features NC State alumna Alaina Kupec. The TV ad airs during the upcoming national political conventions.
Here’s to Harrelson
For more than 50 years, Harrelson Hall has loomed over the Brickyard like a flying saucer on stilts. Now the campus says goodbye to NC State's best-known oddity.