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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. 

Aug 5, 2015

Sandcastles Inspire New Nanoparticle Binding Technique

Assembling nanoparticle networks in liquid is like a day at the beach. 

Jul 20, 2015

Digital Humanities Team Not Donne Yet

Groundbreaking work in the digital humanities earns a visit from the chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, who surprises the university with a record-breaking gift. 

Jul 13, 2015

Environmentally Friendly Lignin Nanoparticle ‘Greens’ Silver Nanobullet to Battle Bacteria

Technique combines silver with lignin to create effective and environmentally benign nanobullets.