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Nov 16, 2015

Prime Mover

Computer science graduate Xavier Primus was accepted into MIT, Georgetown and Duke — and then went to NC State instead. Learn why we’re increasingly the first choice of elite students. 

Nov 16, 2015

2015-16 Faculty Scholars Named

Chancellor Randy Woodson announces this year’s University Faculty Scholars, high-performing faculty members recognized for their significant achievements in scholarship, teaching and service. 

Nov 5, 2015

Hassan’s Giving Takes Flight

Mechanical and aerospace engineering professor Hassan A. Hassan has spent most of his career at NC State and recently established the Hassan Family Fellowship to provide two-year stipends for master’s candidates and four-year stipends for Ph.D. candidates in the College of Engineering.  

Oct 27, 2015

Homecoming Is Family Reunion

Five generations of original North Carolina School for Agriculture and Mechanic Arts valedictorian C.B. Williams have attended NC State, including three of his great-great-grandchildren. Two of them, Megan and Katie Owens, are current NC State students. 

Oct 22, 2015

NC State Big Part of Bond Package

North Carolina voters will decide on the $2 billion Connect NC Bonds Act next March during the state's primary election. Two of the biggest projects are on NC State's Centennial Campus, the Engineering Oval and the Plant Sciences Research Complex. 

Oct 21, 2015

DeSimone Captures Big Nanoscience Prize

Acclaimed chemical and biomolecular engineer Joseph DeSimone scores the inaugural Kabiller Prize in Nanoscience and Nanomedicine for innovations leading to new cancer treatments, inhalable therapeutics for pulmonary diseases and next-generation vaccines. 

Oct 13, 2015

Researchers Use ‘Avatar’ Experiments to Get Leg Up on Locomotion

Simple mechanical descriptions of the way people and animals walk, run, jump and hop liken whole leg behavior to a spring or pogo stick. But until now, no one has mapped the body’s complex physiology […] 

Sep 29, 2015

Brilliant Innovators

Two of the brightest young researchers within NC State’s College of Engineering have been producing outstanding work for years. Now they’ve won the acclaim of two of the world’s most influential technology magazines. 

Sep 21, 2015

Best of Both Worlds: FREEDM-Pair Switches for Power Devices

Pairing switches in power devices can improve performance while keeping costs relatively low. 

Aug 11, 2015

Elastic Drug Delivery Technology Releases Drugs When Stretched

Delivering drugs in an efficient way won't be a stretch for new NC State technology.