Her Dog Changed Lives. Now it’s Mary Jo Pringle’s Turn
Mary Jo Pringle has always had a special relationship with animals, including Blarney, a golden retriever named after the famed stone in Ireland. Since Blarney's death in 2010, Pringle has become a major donor to NC State's College of Veterinary Medicine, establishing a pair of planned gifts that will endow a research fund and chair in comparative pain research.
Nanocrystal ‘Factory’ Could Revolutionize Quantum Dot Manufacturing
Felix Castellano, the Goodnight Innovation Distinguished Chair of Chemistry, is among NC State researchers who have developed a microfluidic system for synthesizing perovskite quantum dots across the entire spectrum of visible light. The system drastically reduces manufacturing costs, can be tuned on demand to any color and allows for real-time process monitoring to ensure quality control.
Poole College of Management Dean Finalists Announced
On-campus interviews for the Stephen P. Zelnak Dean of the Poole College of Management finalist candidates are underway. Candidates are sharing their strategic visions for the college and how they would expand upon PCOM's strong foundation of business innovation and success.
25 Years of Textile Innovation
Get a look inside NC State's one-of-a-kind Textile Protection and Comfort Center, where test materials are regularly set on fire, stretched, sniffed, spilled on and sweated through — all in the name of science and innovation. The center and its director Roger Barker, Burlington Distinguished Professor in the Wilson College of Textiles, continue to blaze new trails in the textile industry
Boosting Outreach and Engagement
Julie Swann, department head of the Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering and the A. Doug Allison Distinguished Professor, has been working to increase outreach to potential students and engagement with alumni.
NC State Plant Breeder Wins Prestigious Scott Medal
Tom Ranney, the JC Raulston Professor with the Department of Horticultural Science, recently won the Scott Medal, a coveted award that recognizes outstanding contributions to the science and art of gardening. Ranney was honored March 17 for his passion in creating landscape plants that enhance the environment, the economy and gardens across the country.
#GivingPack: Philanthropy at Work
Each day, across NC State, students, faculty, researchers and staff encounter extraordinary experiences and opportunities made possible by donor support. Learn more about how donors who join us in our Campaign change the future for NC State — and the world.
Amoah Receives First Place at Workshop
Materials science and engineering graduate student Stephen Amoah, who spoke at NC State's Red and White Night celebration in 2017, was honored as ORaCEL (Organic and Carbon Electronics Labs) held the Future of Materials Workshop at Talley Student Union. The aim was to “address the grand challenges facing the next generation of functional materials by fostering collaborative activities that harness a wide-range of research tools and intellectual resources within the Research Triangle area.” Amoah works in the lab of Franky So, Walter and Ida Freeman Distinguished Professor.
College of Engineering Mourns Loss of Former Department Head
Dr. Robert James Trew, the Alton and Mildred Lancaster Distinguished Professor (Emeritus) and former head of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in NC State’s College of Engineering, passed away Feb. 24.
Stuber Retiring as Head of Plant Breeding Consortium
Charles Stuber, who joined the NC State faculty in 1965, has made tremendous contributions to both science and education, and his work has helped lay the groundwork for the Plant Sciences Initiative. He and his wife, Marilyn, also have generously supported the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences as donors, including through the establishment of a distinguished professorship.