NC State research is yielding a new understanding of how the sweet potato can be used. More than just a food source for people, the sweet potato holds potential as a fuel source, a base for pet foods and a safe starch for diabetics.
Rethinking the college classroom
Bob Beichner, a professor of physics, is working to replace the traditional lecture at the center of the traditional American classroom.
PyroMan™ and his superfriends, creations of the NC State College of Textiles' Textile Protection and Comfort Center, test garments for resistance to flames, heat and hazardous materials.
NC State's Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures and the US Army are expanding a project that offers intensive foreign language training to ROTC cadets and other students. Starting in January, active-duty soldiers will begin studying at Ft. Bragg and, later, on campus.
Wild Life In Your Home
You may not know it, but your home is host to a staggering array of wild life that you can’t even see. To figure out what we’re living with, NC State researcher Rob Dunn wants to set out on a safari – in your house.
NC State in Asia
NC State's growing presence in Asia is opening professional, academic and personal opportunities to the university's students, faculty and alumni.
Here come the judges
NC State faculty members help find the best North Carolina has to offer in culinary competitions at the North Carolina State Fair.
Howling Cow a State Fair hit
Howling Cow ice cream, produced at NC State, is one of the most sought-out foods on NC State Fair midway. But it's more than just a fair phenomenon.
Leaving lectures behind
A pair of NC State researchers is working to replace the traditional lecture at the center of the traditional American classroom. Bob Beichner, a professor of physics, and Lodge McCammon, a curriculum and contemporary media specialist, both favor activities that encouragement applying knowledge over absorbing it.
Students build landscape legacy
NC State landscape architecture students have left their mark on the university campus.