Two Pack Grads Playing in Super Bowl LI
Starting offensive guard Joe Thuney and reserve quarterback Jacoby Brissett both earned their degrees from NC State before heading off to play for the NFL's New England Patriots. Sunday, the two rookies hope to help their team win Super Bowl LI against the Atlanta Falcons in Houston.
Cooper Wins Churchill Scholarship
Senior Christopher Cooper, a chemical engineering and economics major at NC State, will spend the 2017-18 academic year at the University of Cambridge, earning a master's degree on a prestigious Churchill Scholarship.
Many Paths to Making Family
Award-winning author Belle Boggs, a professor in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences' creative writing program, recently published The Art of Waiting: On Fertility, Medicine and Motherhood about the journeys that she and others have traveled from infertility to family building.
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.