Education That Works
During their first week on campus, 4,200 new NC State freshmen will spend a lot of time finding classrooms, dining halls and new friends. Over the four years that follow, they’ll find the personal, professional and intellectual skills to change the world. And they’ll also most likely find their way into good careers and graduate programs where they’ll put those skills to work.
Writing the Book on ‘Big Data’
Computer science professor Nagiza Samatova and her students wanted a better introductory book on a particular approach to data mining. So, they wrote one.
Art2Wear: More Than a Fashion Show
At Art2Wear, the annual show of fashions from students in the College of Design and the College of Textiles, students get rare exposure to an audience of fans and potential employers.
Radiation Detection for the Smartphone Era
Add radiation detection to the list of tasks your smartphone can handle, thanks to senior nuclear engineering major Mark Delgado.
NC State's commitment to service goes beyond the campus itself. Over spring break, students traveled as far as Alaska, Rome and Belize on Alternative Service Break trips.
The First Freshmen
Seventy-two students made up the first class of the North Carolina College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts in 1889. Some were just boys and some were men, but they all were a part of the land-grant college experiment that unfolded at NC State 125 years ago.
Leading the Way
It's been more than five years since either Dr. Lawrence M. Clark or Dr. Augustus M. Witherspoon served in the NC State administration. Their impact endures, even in their absence.
Carl Koch, Kobe Steel Distinguished Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, was recently elected to the National Academy of Engineering.
From Shy Student to School Leader
From shy kid to star teacher to school leader: Yolanda Wiggins has made quite a turnaround.
Running on Full
Each runner in the Krispy Kreme Challenge races for his own reasons. David Spencer, a 2002 alumnus, runs in gratitude for his son's health.