the people

Sep 16, 2013

Sharing Solutions

With grants from the Chancellor's Innovation Fund, NC State researchers move innovations to the market.

Aug 21, 2013

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.

Aug 7, 2013

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.

Apr 29, 2013

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.

Mar 25, 2013

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.

Mar 12, 2013

Spring Service

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.

Mar 6, 2013

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.

Feb 21, 2013

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.

Feb 17, 2013

Pioneer

Carl Koch, Kobe Steel Distinguished Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, was recently elected to the National Academy of Engineering.

Feb 15, 2013

From Shy Student to School Leader

From shy kid to star teacher to school leader: Yolanda Wiggins has made quite a turnaround.