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Student waving a flag at convocation.

May 23, 2022

Applications for Admission Soar as NC State Grows to Meet Workforce Needs

Demand for an NC State degree is at an all-time high as the university prepares to welcome its largest and most diverse first-year class. 

diagram of the new technique for producing hindered amines

May 4, 2022

Researchers Devise Cheaper, Faster Way to Continuously Produce Amines

Hindered amines are used as building blocks in products ranging from pharmaceuticals to LEDs. 

A graphic shows scales, non-specific heads and dollar signs in green, red and purple.

Apr 22, 2022

Research Through an Equitable Lens

Recognizing the importance of a fair and just society, researchers at NC State prioritize equity in their diverse fields. 

Sunset on the American Tobacco Trail I-40 Pedestrian Bridge in Durham, North Carolina

Nov 17, 2021

Infrastructure Bill Experts

Billy Williams, director of NC State’s Institute for Transportation Research and Education and a professor of civil, construction, and environmental engineering, can speak to issues associated with transportation and transportation infrastructure in North Carolina. Williams can be reached at billy_williams@ncsu.edu or 919.515.7813. Jason Coupet is an associate professor of public administration. He has expertise in the administrative challenges associated with implementing… 

Students work in a textile lab, writing on whiteboards and working in small groups at tables

Nov 1, 2021

Where Textiles Meets STEM

In the Department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science, STEM majors can discover surprising opportunities and exceptional career preparation. 

Faduma Osman

Aug 24, 2021

Innovating and Inspiring: Meet Faduma Osman

First-year engineering student Faduma Osman's parents brought her family to the United States from Somalia for a better life, and she's seizing every opportunity. 

A view of the Belltower in spring as seen through an arch of bricks.

Feb 1, 2021

Celebrating Black Alumni

Meet six extraordinary Black alumni from across the decades who found their place at NC State — and in the world. 

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

Nov 24, 2020

Record-Setting Class of AAAS Fellows Named

The election of 10 faculty to the prestigious scientific society signals NC State's rising reputation as a research powerhouse. 

noncombatants boarding a military transport helicopter

Feb 28, 2020

New Tool Aims to Assist Military Logistics in Evacuating Noncombatants

A new computer model aims to expedite military operations aimed at evacuating noncombatants, disaster response or humanitarian relief. 

alternating rows of peptides

Feb 20, 2020

Researchers Show What Drives a Novel, Ordered Assembly of Alternating Peptides

Researchers have demonstrated how to engineer two-layered nanofibers consisting of an ordered row of alternating peptides. 

comparison of batch to microfluidic platforms

Feb 18, 2020

Green Approach Accelerates Process Optimization and Retrieval of ‘Switchable’ Solvents

Green tech accelerates screening and retrieval of “switchable” solvents. 

astronaut floating in space

Feb 12, 2020

Researchers Develop Smaller, Lighter Radiation Shielding

Researchers have developed a new technique for shielding electronics in military and space exploration technology from ionizing radiation. 

anaerobic digester on a dairy farm with rainbow in background

Feb 10, 2020

Model Shows Users How to Make On-Farm Sustainable Energy Projects More Profitable

Model can predict when farm-based sustainable energy projects will turn a profit. 

diagram of a greenhouse with translucent solar panels on the roof.

Feb 7, 2020

Next Generation of Greenhouses May Be Fully Solar Powered

Many greenhouses could become energy neutral by using see-through solar panels to harvest energy. 

student studies at computer

Feb 5, 2020

Improving AI’s Ability to Identify Students Who Need Help

A new AI model is better able to predict how much students are learning in educational games.