To the Stars
Since childhood, Christina Hammock Koch has wanted to be an astronaut. After following her own path, the NC State alumna has done it.
NC State Scores for Video Game Design
As the growth of the video game industry continues to soar, NC State ranks among the top schools in the nation offering undergraduate programs in video game design. Check out the latest from the Princeton Review.
Carter-Finley Still a Modernist Marvel
Charles Kahn, a two-time graduate of NC State and a former professor in the College of Design, is one of the three engineers and architects credited with the design of NC State's Carter-Finley Stadium. Take a new look at it through his eyes as the Wolfpack celebrates the 50th anniversary of the stadium's construction, beginning with Thursday night's opener against William & Mary.
Is Tailgating Toxic?
Last year, NC State researchers monitored air pollution outside Carter-Finley Stadium before, during and after all six home football games. They concluded that the mix of burning charcoal, fumes from generators and idling cars created an unhealthy atmosphere for those sensitive to poor air quality.
Vietnamese Nuclear Officials Check Out PULSTAR
Tran Chi Thanh, president of the Vietnam Atomic Energy Institute, toured NC State’s PULSTAR nuclear reactor on May 26 with Ayman Hawari and Nam Dinh, professors in the university’s Department of Nuclear Engineering. Hawari is also director of NC State’s Nuclear Reactor Program.
NC State researchers battle bacteria to show that resistance is futile.
Rhodes Puts Pack Back on Track
Senior business major Harrison Rhodes will drive the No. 97 car in Saturday's Hisense 4K TV 300 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. He'll be driving a car sponsored by NC State, the College of Engineering and athletics.
Engineered for Speed
NC State-trained engineers are an integral part of North Carolina's Speed Month, when NASCAR comes to its native ground for big races at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. Drivers and race teams rely on advanced science and the mechanical and aerodynamic engineering principles.
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.
Engineering an Olympic Dream
NC State track and field star Jonathan Addison will earn his degree in industrial engineering at next week's spring commencement. And then he's off on a track-and-field whirlwind that could end up at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games in Brazil.