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Aug 9, 2011

Red, White and Green

More than 4,500 new freshmen will make a big impact on NC State. Sustainability efforts will limit their environmental impact during Wolfpack Welcome Week 2011. 

Jul 19, 2011

Breaking Down Innovation

NC State researchers test innovative construction materials and designs to ensure they're safe. And that process involves breaking stuff. Big stuff. 

Jun 29, 2011

Serious Silly Putty

What happens when you drop an 80-pound ball of Silly Putty from the top of a nine-story building? Ask the budding engineers and scientists at NC State’s Materials Camp. 

Jun 12, 2011

Smart grid central

Researchers at NC State’s FREEDM Systems Center are developing what can be called the “smarts” of the smart electrical grid — devices and networks that will one day seamlessly connect rooftop solar panels with batteries that store energy in the basements below. 

May 30, 2011

The Memorial Belltower

Standing like a sentinel at the university's main entrance, the Memorial Belltower symbolizes the defining values of NC State University: courage in the face of adversity, strength of character and an unwavering commitment to service. 

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. 

May 9, 2011

CAM Raleigh: Center of Art + Design + Education

CAM has partnered with NC State’s College of Design to create an ever changing space that acts as a testing ground for emerging artists to not only define the state of art today, but to grow into the masters of tomorrow. 

Apr 29, 2011

Bringing Animal – and Human – Medicine into the 21st Century

Coming in at 110,000-square-feet, the NC State Terry Center will be one of the largest, most technologically advanced veterinary facilities in the country. 

Apr 14, 2011

How Great They Art

NC State's 10th annual Art to Wear fashion show once again brought together some of the most creative minds on campus to show the latest in art and design. In an inspired show, student designers displayed a range of fashion - from haute couture to mass-market ready apparel. 

Feb 28, 2011

On the Waterfront

An oversized Whoopee cushion, several superheroes and an assortment of costumed critters joined their 'human' classmates for Saturday's Polar Plunge - an icy dip into NC State's Lake Raleigh - to help raise more than $60,000 for Special Olympics North Carolina.