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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


Carl Koch,┬áKobe 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. 

Feb 5, 2013

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. 

Jan 23, 2013

Cross Trainers

In the future, biologists and mathematicians will work together to model disease growth. In the present, NC State students are already doing it. 

Dec 16, 2012

Fall 2012 Graduates Celebrate on Social Media

More than 3,500 transformational NC State students became transformational alumni on Saturday, Dec. 15. See how they celebrated their achievement on social media. 

Dec 12, 2012

Hope From a Headband

Senior communication major Jessica Ekstrom makes a headband a powerful thing, helping pediatric cancer patients through her company, Headbands for Hope.