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Aug 15, 2016

From Competition to Exhibition: Arts in the Olympic Games

Gold medals for music? NC State professor writes about the Olympic history of arts competitions and how they were phased out.

Jul 26, 2016

Closing the Gap

Two NC State programs aim to close the achievement gap between rural and urban schools. One helps rural high schoolers get to college. The other helps school administrators build their networks and skill sets.

Jul 15, 2016  |  Faculty and Staff

Alum Takes Fight for Transgender Rights to Political Conventions

A public service spot urging legal protections for transgender Americans features NC State alumna Alaina Kupec. The TV ad airs during the upcoming national political conventions.

Jul 12, 2016  |  Awards and Honors

Hess Earns Prestigious Baltes Award

Psychology professor Tom Hess will receive the Baltes Distinguished Research Achievement Award, the American Psychological Association's most prestigious award for research on adult development and aging.

Jun 29, 2016  |  Students

Student’s Startup Helps Creative Teens

NC State senior Nate Myers has developed a startup creative company that helps teens from low-income backgrounds create multimedia projects often promoting social change.

Jun 27, 2016

Corps Function

In 21 rural schools around North Carolina, recent NC State graduates are helping high school juniors and seniors make the leap to college. Meet the College Advising Corps.

Mar 24, 2016  |  Events

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Poet Visits

Yusef Komunyakaa, judge of this year's NC State Poetry Contest, will appear on campus April 6-7. He will announce this year's winners and read from his own works at 7:30 on April 7 at the Withers Hall auditorium.

Mar 17, 2016  |  Campus Life

Nat’l Experts at Hunt to Discuss Nuclear Safety

How does society balance the energy potential of nuclear technology against its safety and national security risks? NC State convenes an interdisciplinary panel of experts to tackle this complex topic.

Mar 9, 2016  |  Faculty and Staff

Mulholland Named Burkhardt Fellow

English professor James Mulholland’s work in anglophone literature in colonial India earns him a Burkhardt fellowship for the 2016-17 academic year.

Mar 3, 2016  |  Events

Rethinking Roots of Modern China

NC State’s annual History Weekend is slated for Saturday, March 19, at Withers Hall. “Rethinking the Roots of Modern China” brings two leading scholars of Chinese history to NC State’s campus.