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Jul 20, 2017

Sharing Sustainability In Senegal

A study abroad experience in Scotland and an Alternative Service Break trip to Belize are how NC State graduate Jack Alcorn ended up in Senegal on a two-year assignment with the Peace Corps. 

Jun 15, 2017

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

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 11, 2017

Building a Legacy

NC State University alumna Clare Jordan founded the campus chapter of Habitat for Humanity more than 25 years ago. She now supports an endowment that will benefit students who are completing nonprofit internships. 

Newly minted NC State graduates throw up their wolf signs at Spring Commencement 2016.

May 10, 2017

Extraordinary Futures

Thousands of new NC State graduates will head out into the world following Spring Commencement 2017, each of them in pursuit of their own extraordinary future. Meet four of the 5,871 students receiving degrees. 

Apr 26, 2017

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 6, 2017

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

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 16, 2017

Carrying Water for a Cause

How fast can you carry 5 liters of water for a mile? Find out on Centennial Campus' Oval on Sunday, March 26, and help raise funds and awareness for NC State's Wine to Water chapter. 

Mar 9, 2017

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. 

An NC State alumna works with bees on a Durham rooftop.

Mar 3, 2017

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. 

Mar 2, 2017

Boyette Named NCNG Brigadier General

NC State director of building and maintenance operations Allen Boyette has been promoted to the rank of brigadier general in the North Carolina National Guard. 

Feb 23, 2017

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. 

Dec 7, 2016

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. 

Oct 19, 2016

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.