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Greenway

Feb 19, 2020

The Urgency and Necessity for Greenways: 5 Questions With Charles A. Flink

There’s a lot of talk about the need for greenways but besides being attractive, nice areas to take a jog, how do these spaces actually benefit communities? Do they outweigh the financial cost, physical labor and political will to build them?  Charles A. Flink is a professor of practice in landscape architecture at NC State University… 

photo of Chancellor Woodson receiving award.

Nov 11, 2019

NC State Wins APLU National Economic Engagement Award

NC State wins prestigious national award from the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities. 

Josip Simunovic in his lab, surrounded by shiny, metal equipment.

Mar 14, 2019

Food Scientist Honored

Food science pioneer Josip Simunovic is recognized by the Institute of Food Technologists. 

Picture of NC State's gateway.

Jun 18, 2018

Innovating Industrial Workforce Development

NC State's A2i program aims to be the model for enhancing graduate and postdoctoral industry workforce readiness. 

Jan 11, 2018

Think Tank Credits NC State for Raleigh Prosperity

The Milken Institute gives NC State high marks for helping to drive Raleigh’s fast-growing economy, noting the university’s role in research, innovation and economic development. 

Oct 5, 2017

Computer Sciences Will Rock the Oval

Centennial Rocks, slated for Wednesday at the Oval, will bring the NC State community and Centennial Campus partners together for an event that features food, fun, beer and live music. 

Aug 2, 2017

CALS, Premex Build Synergistic Relationship

An NC State partnership with international animal nutrition company extends beyond workforce development to research sponsorship and philanthropy. 

May 18, 2017

Big Reveal for Nonwovens

Curious about the mysteries of the new nonwovens facility? Take a look at what's under the 65-foot ceilings during an open house on Friday. 

NC State University sign on metal gateway.

Sep 28, 2016

Sexton Promoted at Newly Named OTCNV

Kelly Sexton has been promoted from director to assistant vice chancellor for the newly named Office of Technology Commercialization and New Ventures (OTCNV), formerly known as the Office of Technology Transfer. 

Farmer out standing in his soybean field.

Aug 11, 2016

Our Shining Future

A new $45 million grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation makes the Plant Sciences Initiative at NC State a reality — and positions North Carolina as a global leader for education, research and innovation in the plant sciences. 

Jan 13, 2016

Racial Makeup of Labor Markets Affects Who Gets Job Leads

Research from North Carolina State University and Rice University finds that the racial composition of a labor market plays a significant role in whether workers find out about job leads – regardless of the race of the worker. 

Jan 5, 2016

Start-Up Connects Micro-Entrepreneurs With Tourists

How an interdisciplinary team of researchers is helping small, locally owned businesses connect with tourists to create economic prosperity -- and amazing experiences. 

Nov 16, 2015

Community Partnership Links Education, Jobs

NC State collaborates with communities in the western foothills of North Carolina to improve educational programs and spark economic growth through innovation. 

Sep 2, 2015

NC State Receives Funding for Workforce Development

NC State expands workforce development with a grant from the Duke Energy Foundation. 

Flag next to Belltower.

Apr 6, 2015

The Home of Think and Do

For 128 years, NC State has been tasked with creating economic, societal and intellectual prosperity for all. That's a lofty goal, but our successes continue to come thick and fast. Learn why we're the home of Think and Do.