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May 14, 2020

Research of Particular Relevance

Park Scholar Daniel Haller's keen interest in stopping the spread of infectious diseases helped earn him a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship. 

Memorial Belltower

May 1, 2020

Park Scholarships Announces Class of 2024

NC State names its 25th class of Park Scholars. 

Close-up of wolf statue head at NC State

Apr 8, 2020

2 Stories of Ingenuity and Compassion

A Facilities employee helps the state in a unique way, and Park Scholars exemplify the meaning of 'community.' 

Chancellor Randy Woodson talks with Chris Arbonies, center, and Chris Cooper about the Krispy Kreme Challenge. File photo.

Mar 31, 2020

Alum on Front Line of Pandemic: ‘Stay Home’

Chris Arbonies, a New Orleans physician and Park Scholar who helped create the Krispy Kreme Challenge, recently returned to work after recovering from COVID-19 at home. He urges others to follow CDC guidelines for reducing the spread of the novel coronavirus. 

Photo of NC State's Belltower

May 3, 2019

Park Scholarships Announces Class of 2023

NC State names 40 scholars to distinguished 2023 Park class. 

NC State Belltower lit from below with red lighting.

Apr 29, 2019

4 Win Prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

All four students nominated by NC State have been awarded the nation's preeminent scholarship for science, math and engineering. 

Christina Koch and Madison Maloney in front of NASA shuttle.

Mar 13, 2019

A Dream Takes Flight

Madison Maloney aspires to follow friend and mentor Christina Hammock Koch into space. Thanks to a prestigious Knight-Hennessy Scholarship, the NC State senior begins graduate studies in astronautics at Stanford this fall. 

Ziad Ali works on a circuit in his lab.

Mar 13, 2019

Brain Power

Ziad Ali aims to combine electrical engineering and neuroscience to treat disorders such as epilepsy and Parkinson's. The NC State senior will pursue a Ph.D. at Stanford thanks to a Knight-Hennessy Scholarship. 

Volunteers plant flowers

Apr 11, 2018

Service Raleigh Day Rooted in Years of Tradition

Service Raleigh was started by a handful of NC State students. Twenty-one years later, it's among the Triangle's largest volunteer initiatives. 

Participant of the Krispy Kreme Challenge

Jan 26, 2018

2018 Krispy Kreme Challenge Offers Runners a Daring Delight

As the Krispy Kreme Challenge takes another lap around Raleigh this Saturday, we look back at some sugary stats racked up over the race's first 14 years. 

Oct 19, 2017

Students Start Business to Tackle Textile Waste

NC State students and Park Scholars Emily Neville and Carly Kvietok launched Reborn Clothing Co. to revive clothes you no longer wear into new, useful products. 

Jan 26, 2017

Cooper Wins Churchill Scholarship

Senior Christopher Cooper, a chemical engineering and economics major at NC State, will spend the 2017-18 academic year at the University of Cambridge, earning a master's degree on a prestigious Churchill Scholarship. 

May 3, 2016

NC State Selects 40 Park Scholars for Class of 2020

Forty outstanding students in the Class of 2020 receive Park Scholarships. 

The Memorial Belltower, as viewed from a bus stop on Hillsborough Street.

Apr 1, 2016

The Right Chemistry: Au+H2O Times 2

Two NC State juniors win the highly competitive Goldwater Scholarship for 2016, an award that requires a strong track record of undergraduate research and recognizes some of the nation’s top college students in science, math and engineering. 

Feb 3, 2016

Doughnut Data

In 12 years, the Krispy Kreme Challenge has rolled up some impressive numbers: 60,000-plus runners, more than 724,000 doughnuts eaten and nearly $1 million raised for charity.