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Jan 17, 2018

Barrangou Wins NAS Prize in Food and Agriculture Sciences

Rodolphe Barrangou wins yet another prestigious award for his discovery of the genetic mechanisms and proteins driving CRISPR-Cas systems. 

Dec 4, 2017

NC State Student Kobi Felton Receives Prestigious Marshall Scholarship

Senior Kobi Felton gets great news: He's been selected for two years of graduate study in the U.K. with support from a Marshall Scholarship. 

May 15, 2017

Goodnight Scholars Program Announces First Transfer Class

Ten transfer students join NC State's Goodnight Scholars program. 

May 2, 2017

NC State Names Class of 2021 Park Scholars

Prestigious Park Scholarships program selects 39 students for its Class of 2021. 

A portrait of NC State 2017 Truman Scholar Hasan "Alex" Hsain.

Apr 13, 2017

NC State’s Alex Hsain Wins Truman Scholarship

Hanan “Alex” Hsain, a junior majoring in materials science and engineering at NC State, has been awarded a 2017 Truman Scholarship. 

Two engineers professors pose together in front of a visualization wall at the Hunt Library.

Feb 10, 2017

Engineering Honors

The august body elects two College of Engineering faculty members for their groundbreaking work and contributions to society. 

Jan 24, 2017

Barrangou Wins NAS Award

CRISPR pioneer Rodolphe Barrangou garners another prestigious award for his work on the system that uses a molecular scalpel to edit genes. 

Oct 12, 2016

Celebrating Innovation, Entrepreneurship

NC State professors Michael Escuti and Rodolphe Barrangou are honored as NC State's Innovator and Entrepreneur of the Year, respectively, at the 27th Celebration of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. 

Sep 8, 2016

Gates Grant Helps NC State Solve Molecular Mysteries

The effort to defeat a key African food crop disease gets a boost from a $2.15 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. 

May 20, 2016

DeSimone Receives National Medal in White House Ceremony

Chemical engineer Joe DeSimone receives one of the nation's highest honors - the National Medal of Technology and Innovation - during a White House ceremony. 

The Memorial Belltower at NC State lit in red to celebrate faculty excellence.

May 5, 2016

Honoring Outstanding Faculty

NC State recognized 33 outstanding faculty members at the 2016 Celebration of Faculty Excellence on May 3. The annual event honors faculty who have won prestigious state, national and international awards and accolades throughout the academic year. 

May 2, 2016

NC State Goodnight Scholars Named

STEM and STEM-education programs get a boost with 50 high-achieving Goodnight Scholars. 

Apr 6, 2016

Dining No. 31 on National List

NC State's University Dining landed the No. 31 spot on College Rank's Top 50 overall dining experiences, thanks in part to its commitment to sustainability through waste reduction, special events at the dining halls and nutrition program initiatives. 

Mar 23, 2016

NC State’s Barrangou Wins Canada Gairdner Award

Rodolphe Barrangou wins prestigious Gairdner Award for pioneering the gene-editing system known as CRISPR. 

Mar 18, 2016

Recreating the Web of Blood Vessels That Keep Human Tissue Alive

For years, one of the largest obstacles facing the field of regenerative medicine was the need to create a circulatory system to support new tissues and organs as they grew. Now two researchers are being recognized for creating technology to make the customized blood vessels necessary to support tissue generation.