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NC State History Professor Akram Khater

Jun 23, 2020

We Are the Wolfpack: Meet Akram Khater

The distinguished professor of history spearheads a massive effort to preserve the history and culture of Lebanese Americans. 

man in National Guard uniform talking with two other men

May 21, 2020

Keeping North Carolina Fed

Allen Boyette, a senior director in Facilities, leads a group striving to improve the state’s food supply chain. 

Lisa Johnson stands in Talley Student Union.

Mar 19, 2020

Modern Trailblazers Shaping NC State

For Women's History Month, we talked to three women shaping NC State's future. 

Students conduct an experiment

Feb 26, 2020

Making STEM Accessible

From its home base on Centennial Campus, the Science House creates inclusive pathways to STEM education for K-12 students and teachers across North Carolina. 

NC State locksmith Jeff Thomas at work in the Key Shop

Feb 20, 2020

Meet Locksmith Jeff Thomas

The locksmith and his colleagues handle broken locks, stuck doors and other emergencies so that faculty, staff and students can keep moving through the hallways, offices and rooms at NC State. 

voting sign on a brick wall

Feb 13, 2020

Pack the Polls

As in elections past, NC State will host an on-campus early-voting site for students, faculty, staff and members of the community. 

Micrograph of a flower

Feb 11, 2020

Dear NC State: Show Us How Awesome Your Research Is

NC State is calling for students, faculty and staff to take part in the Envisioning Research image contest. 

Members of NC State's 5:01 Club at an event

Jan 15, 2020

Get to Know Your NC State Colleagues

The 5:01 Club gives faculty and staff opportunities to socialize and network at after-hours events throughout the year. 

The Friday Institute's Nancy Mangum and Theresa Gibson in the lobby of their building

Jan 9, 2020

Dynamic Duo Aims to Transform K-12 Education

Get to know two employees of NC State’s Friday Institute in this installment in a series that spotlights people and programs at work outside our Raleigh campus. 

Caloris Basin on Mercury

Dec 16, 2019

Mercury’s Volcanic Activity – or Lack of it – Could Help Us Find Other Earth-like Worlds

If you wanted to narrow down the search for Earth-like worlds in a vast universe, how might you go about it? Planetary Geologist Paul Byrne says looking for volcanic activity is a good start. 

Alumni Gateway near sunset.

Nov 12, 2019

Flame-Retardant Exposure Increases Anxiety, Affects Social Behaviors in Prairie Vole

Early life exposure to a common flame-retardant increases anxiety and affects socioemotional behaviors in prairie voles. 

Morning fall sun casts a glow on the College of Design's Leazer Hall.

Sep 30, 2019

12 New Minds on Campus

A dozen new faculty members share their research, quirks and why they're proud to be a part of the Wolfpack. 

Picture of NC State's gateway.

Sep 26, 2019

Inflammation Amps Up Neurite Growth, Gene Expression Involved in Heat, Cold Sensitivity

Inflammation increases growth in neurons that sense hot and cold. 

NC State architecture professor Patrick Rand

Aug 14, 2019

Architecture Professor Builds Up Accolades

Patrick Rand won the UNC System’s excellence in teaching award this year -- news he received while overseas on his Fulbright. 

Well-adjusted dog

Jun 17, 2019

How Dogs Evolved ‘Puppy Dog Eyes’

Researchers have discovered the secret of "puppy dog eyes."