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The NC State Belltower at dusk and night. Photo by Marc Hall

Mar 30, 2022

Graduate Programs Rise in Rankings

This year's U.S. News rankings bring good news for graduate programs across the university. Three programs place in the top 10 nationwide while numerous other graduate programs advance. 

several Black young people kneel as part of a Black Lives Matter protest

Mar 17, 2022

Study Highlights Relationship Between Racism, Activism and Stress

The study highlights the feedback loop between racism, stress and anti-racist activism in young Black people. 

smartphone screen shows social media app icons

Mar 7, 2022

Review Finds Big Blind Spots in Research on Social Media and Crisis Communications

Study calls for a global view when assessing how to use social media for crisis communications. 

a school laboratory equipped with microscopes

Mar 3, 2022

Sense of Belonging Helps High School Students Engage with STEM

Making classrooms feel more inclusive is key to promoting STEM education. 

NC State Super Bowl billboard on I-75 near the stadium in downtown Cincinnati

Feb 10, 2022

‘Bengals Raised by Wolves’

Two former Wolfpack football teammates take the NFL's biggest stage Sunday when their Cincinnati Bengals step on the field for Super Bowl LVI. 

a pile of empty pill bottles

Feb 7, 2022

Study Finds Unexpected Benefits of ‘Drug Checking’ Programs

Public health programs were able to reach people who would otherwise not access services such as HIV testing. 

A laptop open to an online course,.

Jan 26, 2022

7 Online Programs Rank Among Top 10 in U.S. News Rankings

NC State has long been recognized for the quality of its on-campus teaching, student support and research facilities. Now its online degree programs are on the rise. 

early 20th century photo of a Japanese couple sitting in chairs

Jan 18, 2022

The Future of History: How New Tools Tap Into Diverse Perspectives on the Past

Digital tools and technologies are unlocking new ways of helping us explore and understand our past. 

painting of the early 20th century industrial center in Youngstown, Ohio

Jan 11, 2022

Greening the Rust Belt: An Unexpected Link Between Manufacturing and Sustainability

Study highlights the role economic transitions play in fostering sustainability. 

Photo looks out across the water at a series of windmills and the smokestacks of a power plant

Dec 17, 2021

Voluntary Pledges Could Cut Utility GHG Emissions by a Third

About one-seventh of the promised cuts are mandated by state requirements. 

The 2021 NC State women's cross country team wins the NCAA Championship in Tallahassee, Florida.

Dec 9, 2021

Race to the Top

The Wolfpack women's cross country team makes history, bringing home the university's first national title in any sport since 1983. 

digital map

Dec 8, 2021

Podcast: Digital Mapping and the Pandemic

Adriana de Souza e Silva talks about grassroots digital mapping of the pandemic in Brazil. 

Two children sit on a dock; one child is facing away, the other has her head bowed

Dec 8, 2021

Study Outlines Ways to Help Children Learn Forgiveness

Teaching children to understand other people’s perspectives could make it easier for them to learn forgiveness. 

Black man sitting on a city bench looking sad

Dec 6, 2021

Pandemic Stress Affects Black Adults More Than Their White Peers

The study also found younger white adults were less adversely affected by COVID stress than older white adults. 

young girl reading a picture book

Dec 2, 2021

Studies of Children’s Stories Shows Differences in Russian, U.S. Approaches to Emotion

Russian parents are more likely than U.S. parents to read stories to their children that feature negative emotions.