Rediscover MLK’s Impact at ‘Experiencing King’
Next weekend, NC State is opening its doors for "Experiencing King," a two-day series of events that will give the public a chance to rediscover Martin Luther King Jr.'s impact on the state of North Carolina and the nation through stage drama, documentary film, recently unearthed audio archives, modern art and immersive technologies that re-create the experience of what it was like to attend two of King's landmark speeches in North Carolina.
Pack Builds a Block for Raleigh
NC State's campus chapter of Habitat for Humanity broke ground on the largest college-affiliated building project in the country, with plans to build 11 town homes off Raleigh's Lake Wheeler Road.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.