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NC State's Global Courtyard includes an art installation that resembles a globe

Jun 20, 2024

8 Faculty Members Named 2024-25 Fulbright Scholars

This year’s cohort will study methods to mitigate wildfires and educate the public about nuclear energy, among other academic and research pursuits around the world. 

NC Historic Resilience Primer. Photo courtesy of Coastal Dynamics Design Lab.

Jun 19, 2024

College of Design Students and Faculty Win Awards at NCASLA

Students, faculty and alumni attended the NCASLA Conference in Asheville, receiving multiple awards and presenting to professionals from across the state. The Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning sponsored fourteen Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA) students in the College of Design to attend the event. 

Dr. Josh Stern will lead research at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine

Jun 18, 2024

NC State Associate Dean Honored for Career Achievements in Feline Research

Joshua Stern, associate dean for research and graduate studies at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine, has received the 2024 American Veterinary Medical Foundation’s Career Achievement in Feline Research Award.  The award recognizes an American Veterinary Medication Association member for their long-time commitment to feline health through their research.  “Dr. Stern’s groundbreaking research in… 

A picture of the 2024 Award for Excellence winners.

Jun 17, 2024

Meet the 2024 Award for Excellence Winners

NC State honored the 12 universitywide winners of the Award for Excellence at a June 4 ceremony. 

Craig Yencho speaks with a crop researcher in Africa

May 29, 2024

Craig Yencho Earns 2024 O. Max Gardner Award

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences professor and internationally acclaimed plant breeder has received the University of North Carolina System’s highest faculty honor. 

NC State's Memorial Belltower lit red.

Apr 18, 2024

6 Faculty Members Elected as AAAS Fellows

Faculty receive distinguished honor from the world's largest scientific society. 

Apr 16, 2024

Wolfpack Wellness Awards Celebrate NC State Wellness Initiatives

Students, faculty and staff from across NC State gathered April 11 for the second annual Wolfpack Wellness Awards. 

Layla El-Khoury's 'Force of Flows' demonstrates the process and impact of stream bank erosion through dance.

Apr 11, 2024

Dance Your Ph.D.: NC State Grad Student Layla El-Khoury Awarded for Educational Dance Production

NC State grad student Layla El-Khoury’s ‘Force of Flows’ demonstrates the process and impact of stream bank erosion through dance, and received the “Dance Your PhD” award. 

2024 Graduate Student Research Symposium winners

Apr 9, 2024

Winners Named for 2024 Graduate Research Symposium

Nearly 200 NC State graduate students presented their research projects during the 17th annual Graduate Student Research Symposium, 27 top performers awarded. 

Fireworks explode over the NC State belltower to close down Packapalooza 2022.

Mar 11, 2024

NC State Garners AAAS Award

Award given for addressing challenges to success in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine. 

The NC State belltower with spring blooms.

Sep 18, 2023

NC State Continues To Rise in U.S. News Rankings 

For the second consecutive year, NC State made big moves in a national ranking of colleges and universities to rank 60th in the nation, an increase of 12 spots over 2022. Among public institutions, the university remains in the top 30 nationally, moving up one place to 28th. The Best Colleges list, published annually by U.S.… 

Red fireworks light up the sky above the Belltower as an explosive end to Packapalooza 2022.

Apr 26, 2023

Graduate Programs Keep Climbing in Rankings

This year's U.S. News rankings bring good news for NC State’s graduate programs. Three programs placed in the top five nationwide, while numerous other graduate programs advanced. 

Apr 6, 2023

Valvano Elected to Hoop HOF

When former NC State basketball player Vinny Del Negro was a little-used junior guard for the Wolfpack in the fall of 1986, head coach Jim Valvano took him home to Springfield, Massachusetts, to play in college basketball’s best-known early season game: the Peach Basket Tip-Off Classic. That’s where Del Negro grew up, going down the street… 

Feb 23, 2023

NC State’s Bonnie Fusarelli Wins Holshouser Award

The professor of educational leadership and of educational evaluation and policy analysis is honored for her transformative work supporting educational leaders across North Carolina. 

Feb 21, 2023

3 Alumni Elected to National Academy of Engineering

Jim Goodnight and Greg Washington are recognized for their outstanding contributions to engineering. The NC State alumni will be inducted into the prestigious organization Oct. 1.