Sep 22, 2011
Leaving lectures behind
A pair of NC State researchers is working to replace the traditional lecture at the center of the traditional American classroom. Bob Beichner, a professor of physics, and Lodge McCammon, a curriculum and contemporary media specialist, both favor activities that encouragement applying knowledge over absorbing it.
Sep 8, 2011
Answering the call
The Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks presented unprecedented challenges to our country. Chief among the tasks facing the United States after the attacks: innovation to meet those challenges. In fields from textiles to foreign-language training, NC State has been at the forefront, yielding better fabrics for firefighters and technology for detecting improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in combat zones.
Jul 27, 2011
Real Research, Real Results
From eradicating bed bugs to programming bandages, research at NC State produces results with real impact.
Jun 7, 2011
Chasing the Whirlwind
With destructive tornadoes blistering locales like Joplin, Mo., Tuscaloosa, Ala. as well as sites traditionally inhospitable to tornadoes – like Raleigh, Minneapolis, Minn. and Springfield, Mass. – figuring out more about how and why tornadoes form becomes more relevant – and critical to saving lives.
Apr 21, 2011
2011 Faculty Award Winners
The NC State Alumni Association honors faculty who excel in the classroom, in the laboratory and in the field.
Sep 9, 2010
Armed with the latest gear and a passion for storytelling, advanced video students like senior communication major Will Lamb are able to gain hands-on experience in all aspects of the constantly evolving industry - and land solid internship and job offers as well.
May 5, 2010
Hooked on Science
On April 27, Dr. Trudy Mackay became our ninth current faculty member to gain election to the National Academy of Sciences, an honor that speaks to the significance of her 22 years of work at NC State. Today, she discusses her passion for science and her ability to equip students with the knowledge they need to succeed both in and outside the laboratory.
Mar 17, 2010
A Fond Farewell
On Tuesday, NC State will hold a farewell reception to honor Chancellor Jim Woodward's service and dedication to the university. The event is open to the public and will begin at 4 p.m. in Talley Student Center. In advance of the celebration, Woodward reflected on his return to campus, and more.
Feb 8, 2010
On the Record
In this second installment of an occasional series of conversations with Dr. Randy Woodson, the chancellor-elect discusses his top priority upon arriving on campus, getting to know NC State faculty and staff members, and more.
Jan 28, 2010
Homegrown Help for Haiti
For four years, NC State animal science professor Charlotte Farin has had a hand in feeding 1,400 Haitian schoolchildren who live within six miles of the epicenter of the recent earthquake. The farm she works with now serves as a humanitarian aid center for those suffering in the region.