the people

Sep 7, 2011

Remembering 9/11

How people learn of good or bad news tends to be etched forever in the minds of each individual, and every generation has a touchstone tragic event that transcends most other memories. The assassination of President John Kennedy. The space shuttle Challenger explosion. The terrorist attacks of 9/11. Each of these events links the masses in answering the commonly asked question: "Where were you?"

Sep 2, 2011

The Real Home Field Advantage

All school colors are not created equal - at least where football fields are concerned.

Aug 29, 2011

Making Research An Open Book

How one NC State professor saw an aspect of literacy education being neglected, and decided to do something about it.

Aug 24, 2011

Grading the Professors

What happens when we ask students to rate their professors? Rave reviews and positive feedback.

Aug 18, 2011

Living history

As a massive renovation begins at Talley Student Center, meet the longtime university leader for whom the building is named.

Aug 16, 2011

From afar, freshmen found NC State

A desire to get away and the First Year College led identical twins Kristi and Kasey Czubernat from El Cajon, Calif., to NC State.

Aug 14, 2011

On the front line

Resident advisors do it all: offer academic advice, build community on campus, mediate conflicts, build campus communities. Meet two NC State RAs.

Aug 3, 2011

Larger Than Life

Three NC State design students bring a downtown Raleigh facade to life with "The Amazing Sky Race." The building is "the biggest canvas of my life," said one designer.

Jul 27, 2011

Real Research, Real Results

From eradicating bed bugs to programming bandages, research at NC State produces results with real impact.

Jun 7, 2011

Chasing the Whirlwind

With destructive tornadoes blistering locales like Joplin, Mo., Tuscaloosa, Ala. as well as sites traditionally inhospitable to tornadoes – like Raleigh, Minneapolis, Minn. and Springfield, Mass. – figuring out more about how and why tornadoes form becomes more relevant – and critical to saving lives.