NC State Joins Broadband Effort
NC State is partnering with a nationwide consortium of universities to improve broadband access for industries and communities in the Triangle.
Get Ready for Google
It won't be long before faculty and staff join students on a single email and calendar system. Learn more about Google Apps @ NC State.
Brave New Web
You may not have noticed this week, but behind the scenes the NC State website took part in a worldwide effort to make the Internet bigger and better.
What does a boxing match have to do with a press release? Absolutely nothing. Maybe that's why University Housing finds it easy to keep students informed and engaged. Check out their new guerrilla marketing campaign promoting a sustainability contest.
E-Publishing Kindles Sales
Author and NC State lecturer Elisa Lorello published a book, titled Faking It, on Kindle through Amazon.com and saw sales surge.
Bring Your Own Laptop
Students in a pilot project tested a classroom design with wireless Internet access and power outlets for personal laptops, eliminating the need for the class to use computer labs.
It's a classic example of competing interests. Students want access to the latest interactive software applications and plenty of storage space for big data files. Now, thanks to a partnership with Google, both sides are getting exactly what they want - and saving an estimated $60,000 per year.
DIY Mobile Web Site
Staff members from the Office of Information Technology and Web Communications met with volunteer Web developers from units across campus to develop a new mobile site.
Get Distance Ed Updates
Stay up to date with the latest on learning technologies and distance education through DELTAwire, a site recently launched by Distance Education and Learning Technology Applications (DELTA).
Wireless Access Expands
Wireless Internet access is available at 10 new campus buildings and adjacent outdoor areas.