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Jan 26, 2022

7 Online Programs Rank Among Top 10 in U.S. News Rankings

NC State has long been recognized for the quality of its on-campus teaching, student support and research facilities. Now its online degree programs are on the rise. 

NC State's Memorial Belltower lit red at night

Jan 26, 2022

AAAS Elects Fellows

The election of eight faculty researchers to the prestigious scientific society signals NC State's rising reputation as a research powerhouse. 

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Jan 26, 2022

Technique Improves AI Ability to Understand 3D Space Using 2D Images

The work would help autonomous vehicles navigate in relation to other vehicles. 

three separate images show a gripping device holding an egg yolk

Jan 26, 2022

Kirigami Robotic Grippers Are Delicate Enough to Lift Egg Yolks

The work has applications for both soft robotics and biomedical technologies. 

gloved hands hold up solar cell panels of different sizes

Jan 25, 2022

New Technique Boosts Efficiency, Sustainability of Large-Scale Perovskite Solar Cells

The technique will reduce the cost and improve the performance of mass-produced perovskite solar cells. 

three pallets of bundled cardboard waste sit on a loading dock

Jan 20, 2022

New Tool to Help Solid-Waste Systems Reach Cost, Environmental Goals

The free tool that uses models to help solid waste systems achieve their environmental goals in the most cost-efficient way possible. 

Dec 15, 2021

Sweat-Powered Wearable Sensors Land NC State Researcher on Newsweek’s Inaugural ‘Greatest Disruptors’ List

Newsweek recognized Amay J. Bandodkar for his work on wearable battery-free sensors and skin-friendly wearable batteries.  

Fitts-Woolard Hall on NC State's Centennial Campus

Dec 15, 2021

Fitts-Woolard Hall Named North Carolina ‘Public Project of the Year’

The project was recognized as one of top commercial developments across the state based on design, innovation and community impact. 

Albert Carnesale at NC State podium.

Dec 15, 2021

Former UCLA Chancellor Began Academic Career at NC State

As the Wolfpack prepares to face UCLA in the Holiday Bowl, it's unlikely most Bruins fans know how much the California university owes to NC State. 

six still images show how a strip of material moves in response to changing temperatures

Dec 13, 2021

Technique Speeds Up Thermal Actuation for Soft Robotics

A new design for thermal actuators allows rapid movement in soft robotic devices. 

The 2021 NC State women's cross country team wins the NCAA Championship in Tallahassee, Florida.

Dec 9, 2021

Race to the Top

The Wolfpack women's cross country team makes history, bringing home the university's first national title in any sport since 1983. 

A burned U.S. Army Air Forces Boeing B-17C Flying Fortress rests near Hangar 5, Hickam Field, Oahu, Hawaii on Dec. 7, 1941. Photo: National Archives.

Dec 7, 2021

A Day of Infamy, a Time for Heroes

Army radio operator Robert Westbrook ran straight into enemy fire in the opening minutes of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. The NC State alumnus lost his life at the airbase on Hickam Field 80 years ago in a courageous bid to protect U.S. bombers on the ground. 

illustration of a SARS-CoV-2 particle

Dec 1, 2021

What Is the Omicron Variant of COVID-19? And What Do We Know About It?

There's still a lot we don't know. But here's what we do know. 

Nov 19, 2021

NC State Meeting N.C.’s Growing STEM Needs

NC State will add 2,000 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students in engineering and computer science over the next five years. 

Shilpa Kancharla at her workstation with a computer screen in the background.

Nov 18, 2021

NASA Intern Works on AI’s Next Generation

During an internship with the NASA Glenn Research Center, Shilpa Kancharla researched ways to replicate natural neural networks and show how they can be applied to cognitive communications. Think of it as "Think and Do" with artificial intelligence.