the people

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.

Dec 6, 2012

Meet the Future

Meet Andrew, Hillary and KeJuan. Some day, they'll be doctors and teachers; today, they're NC State students, supported by scholarships and awards that exist because of the generosity of annual donors.

Nov 5, 2012

Vice Chancellor Mullen on Election 2012

The 2012 elections are cause for excitement and engagement; they're also an opportunity to show respect despite disagreements, according to Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs Mike Mullen.

Oct 18, 2012

Holt Brothers Bring Cancer Support Program to Campus

As football players, Terrence and Torry Holt made a lasting impact on NC State. Now, their foundation is coming back to campus to help the children of cancer patients cope.

Oct 17, 2012

Sentiment Sleuths

In the age of Twitter, you don't have to wonder how people feel about the 2012 elections (or anything else). Twitter Viz, developed by NC State computer scientist Christopher Healey and his students, gives a more sophisticated view of all that opinion.

Oct 12, 2012

An Education Pioneer

William C. Friday, an NC State alumnus and towering figure in American higher education, has passed away at age 92.

Sep 26, 2012

Leaders From the Pack

Few universities can match NC State's record for producing military leaders. From a second-year Navy lieutenant to a retired Army general, meet some of transformational military alumni.