Saving energy, money and lives
NC State’s own Dr. B. Jayant Baliga has been awarded the National Medal of Technology and Innovation – the nation’s highest honor for technological achievement.
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.
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.
Real Research, Real Results
From eradicating bed bugs to programming bandages, research at NC State produces results with real impact.
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.
2011 Faculty Award Winners
The NC State Alumni Association honors faculty who excel in the classroom, in the laboratory and in the field.
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.
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.
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.
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.