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Feb 12, 2015

Consider the Poem

Amateur poets, sharpen your writing skills and enter this year's NC State poetry contest, one of the largest competitions of its kind in the South. There's money in that meter, with the winner earning $500 and the top undergraduate entry earning $100. 

Jan 7, 2015

Clerkin to Lead Nonprofit Institute

Richard Clerkin, interim director of the Institute for Nonprofit Research, Education and Engagement for the last year, has been elevated to executive director. 

May 17, 2012

Keeping Language Alive

English professor Walt Wolfram and his students help keep a dialect alive on the Outer Banks. 

Apr 10, 2012

The New Spring Break

Spring break isn't just about partying. This year, NC State students spent their time off learning about textiles in Peru and teaching linguistics in Ocracoke. 

Jan 23, 2012

CSI: NC State

NC State experts unlock the secrets of soil samples, skulls, fibers and more to help law enforcement turn cold cases into convictions. 

Jan 23, 2012

NC State forensic sciences: skull mapping

NC State anthropology professor has helped develop skull-mapping software that can trace the ancestry of skulls found by police. 

Oct 30, 2011

Diving in

NC State's Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures and the US Army are expanding a project that offers intensive foreign language training to ROTC cadets and other students. Starting in January, active-duty soldiers will begin studying at Ft. Bragg and, later, on campus. 

Sep 8, 2011

Answering the call

The Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks presented unprecedented challenges to our country. Chief among the tasks facing the United States after the attacks: innovation to meet those challenges. In fields from textiles to foreign-language training, NC State has been at the forefront, yielding better fabrics for firefighters and technology for detecting improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in combat zones. 

Mar 3, 2011

Hope, Unscripted

A documentary by Will Lamb ('11), featuring members of the Wolfpack family rallying together in support of NC State's GLBT students, faculty, staff and alumni, has drawn international attention while helping to shed light on change and acceptance blossoming across campus. 

Jan 18, 2011

Road Scholars

Senior criminology major Timur Ender will lead a group of students on a cross-country bike trip this summer, in order to lend a hand to affordable-housing projects sponsored by Habitat for Humanity and similar organizations.