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.
Two NC State students join a team of poets traveling to Egypt and Tunisia this summer to experience the democratic movements that are sweeping the region. Meet the artists behind "Poetic Portraits of a Revolution."
Hats Off To The Class of 2011
The RBC Center became a sea of red Saturday morning as more than 4,500 students became the next wave of NC State alumni.
Pete Geisen graduated from NC State with a business degree and a job running his own nanotechnology company. Find out how NC State's focus on entrepreneurship boosts the economy and pays big dividends for students who think big.
Earth Day: Global Research Challenges
For more than 40 years, Earth Day has been a call to arms to appreciate and protect our natural environment. In order to accomplish that mission, we must first understand the challenges threatening our environmental health and sustainability.
In the Driver’s Seat
NC State alumnus Josh Whiton rides the cutting edge of entrepreneurship, launching one business that uses Web technology to track buses in real time and another that's introducing drivers to the power of high-performance electric vehicles. Hear about his road to success at this week's Entrepreneurs' Lecture Series.
Where Art They Now
In 2004 and 2005, Ashley Newsome was just another student rushing to put last-minute touches on her showcased collections for NC State's annual Art to Wear fashion show. Today, Newsome owns her own sustainable fashion supply and custom clothing design and production studio.
Charting NC’s Economic Future
With the economy on everyone's mind, NC State's Mike Walden has created a monthly index that forecasts how North Carolina's economy will perform over the next four to six months. Walden is a William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics at NC State.
Glad to the Bone
A Siberian husky with a missing foot will get his first chance to run in the snow thanks to a custom-made prosthetic from NC State. Dr. Denis Marcellin-Little, professor of orthopedic surgery, and a team of NC State engineers and surgeons are providing him a custom-made, osseointegrated implant that will replace a faulty wrist joint and front paw.
NC State graduating seniors Justin Michael Boucher, Kristy Craig, Jeffrey Johnson and Marycobb Randall were honored with the Mathews Medal, named for Walter J. Mathews, the first student enrolled at the North Carolina College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts in 1889.