Emily Caporali’s Belltower memories began before she ever enrolled at NC State, and though she graduated in 2017, she is still making extraordinary memories at the site – with help from her fiancé Chase Timmons and her longtime friend, retired vice chancellor of student affairs Tom Stafford.
More Than a Gym: Renovation Marks New Chapter for Wellness and Recreation
For nearly 60 years, Carmichael Gymnasium has served as the home for recreation and fitness at NC State. Construction on a new wellness facility is underway, and soon, it will match other extraordinary places on campus. The transformed headquarters of all aspects of wellness for the Wolfpack - along with Talley Student Union - will co-anchor a centralized hub for student life.
Zhang Named Walker Distinguished Professor in Textile Innovation
Xiangwu Zhang of the Department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science was recently named the Samuel S. Walker Distinguished Professor in Textile Innovation. Zhang is also the Wilson College of Textiles associate dean for research, an Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor and an inaugural University Faculty Scholar. He's an internationally acclaimed leader in the development of nanostructured and multifunctional polymer, composite, fiber and textile materials.
College of Engineering Honors Outstanding Seniors
The college recognized groups of nominees in the categories of Humanities, Citizenship and Service, Leadership and Scholarly Achievement. Receiving the top 2019 Outstanding Senior Awards were Caroline Moody, Kaitlin Perkins Pranav Kemburu and Madison Maloney – all scholarship recipients.
From ‘Liz’ and ‘Rocco’ to The Glean Machine: Strawberry Science at NC State
Supported in part by private donations, a team of specialists with NC State Extension is working to keep the state's finicky strawberry crop growing stong.
Goodnight Spotlight: Timothy Chen
Timothy Chen graduated in May from NC State with a highlights list that includes studying abroad in Hangzhou, doing service projects in Trinidad and across North Carolina, visiting Boston, and serving on Shack-a-thon and LEGO Brick Build committees – all as part of the Goodnight Scholars Program.
SECU Helps Expand Online Teacher Licensure Program
An online teacher licensure program from NC State and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will help fulfill the state’s need for licensed elementary and special education teachers, thanks to generous support from the State Employees’ Credit Union Foundation.
Graduation to Vocation: Innovative Solutions to Wildlife Challenges
Daniel Choi graduated this month from the College of Natural Resources with a degree in fisheries, wildlife and conservation biology. A University Honors Program participant, Choi said his favorite memory of being a student at NC State was working on extracurricular research projects.
Wolfpack Power Moves – A Glance At Student Endeavors
All across campus, NC State entrepreneurs are fostering innovative ideas, creating products, pursuing ventures and impacting the Wolfpack community. These students are developing their entrepreneurial mindset both inside and outside the classroom. See how private support and entrepreneurship programs are helping students pursue their dreams.
Economic Perspective: Coming up Short on Savings
William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor and Extension Economist Mike Walden, who teaches and writes on personal finance, economic outlook and public policy, discusses a new report about how much the average American is saving.