the people

May 10, 2011

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.

Apr 24, 2011

Thinking Big

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.

Apr 21, 2011

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.

Apr 19, 2011

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.

Apr 10, 2011

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.

Apr 6, 2011

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.

Mar 31, 2011

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.

Mar 25, 2011

Senior Superlatives

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.

Mar 9, 2011

A Legacy of Service

A former state Extension Service director, a textiles industry leader and the president of the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Foundation received the prestigious Watauga Medal for distinguished service to NC State at the university's Founders' Day dinner, held Monday, March 7.

Mar 8, 2011

Globally Engaged

NC State students, faculty and staff have fanned out across the world this week, taking part in a wide array of Alternative Service Break opportunities that support our university-wide mission of service to others. Follow along as our teams check in with updates from the road.