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Buildings on NC State's campus

Sep 21, 2021

Announcing the First Frank J. Newlands, M.D. Entrepreneurship Scholars

The Frank J. Newlands, M.D. Entrepreneurship Scholarship was established through a generous donation from Dr. Newlands to support outstanding entrepreneurial efforts among NC State’s undergraduate student population. With a strong history of entrepreneurship throughout his own career, Dr. Newlands is excited to support the next generation of NC State entrepreneurs — beginning with Josiah Hall and Drew Lewis. 

Richard C. and Marcia H. Reich

Sep 21, 2021

Deeply Rooted

Richard and Marcia Reich celebrate their ties to family and extension through support of the North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative and NC State’s Plant Sciences Building. The Richard C. & Marcia H. Reich Study Room is named in their family’s honor. 

Work being done on the Plant Sciences Building

Sep 13, 2021

A Refreshed Campus

As more students, staff and faculty returned to NC State’s campus this fall, they got a look at a number of new and transformed facilities, many of which have benefited from philanthropy. 

Nanowire recycling diagram

Sep 13, 2021

Researchers Demonstrate Technique for Recycling Nanowires in Electronics

Researchers at NC State have demonstrated a low-cost technique for retrieving nanowires from electronic devices that have reached the end of their utility and then using those nanowires in new devices. The work is a step toward more sustainable electronics. Yong Zhu, corresponding author of the paper, is the Andrew A. Adams Distinguished Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at NC State. 

Jason Suttles working on an electronic device

Sep 13, 2021

Software Engineer Jason Suttles Applies His Philosophy Background to Healthcare, Technology

Software engineer Jason Suttles earned degrees in philosophy and computer science from NC State through the Benjamin Franklin Scholars program. Suttles, who also minored in math, now puts his skills to use by working for Medicom Technologies, a Raleigh-based software startup that provides a decentralized health information platform for the fast and secure transfer of patient data among healthcare providers. 

An immersive virtual tour of the Dickey group lab

Sep 6, 2021

The Dickey Group Goes Digital with Virtual Lab Tour

This fall, DELTA Express Grants are providing three new funding opportunities for faculty and instructors dedicated to applying learning technology in innovative, collaborative ways. Michael Dickey, Camille and Henry Dreyfus Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and a University Faculty Scholar, needed a way to make his team’s laboratory accessible and navigable. DELTA helped create an immersive virtual tour for the Dickey group, which studies soft materials such as liquid metals, gels and polymers and hosts undergraduates, grad students and visiting scholars from around the world. 

copper wolves on Wolf Plaza

Aug 30, 2021

NC State Crowdfunding Kicks Off With Five Fall Projects

NC State Crowdfunding is a new way we’re thinking big and getting things done, thanks to the power of the Pack. This platform connects alumni, friends, family and community members with causes they’re passionate about and helps our students, faculty and staff bring their ideas to life — for the benefit of our university, our state and beyond. Learn more about our first five crowdfunding projects. 

Imani Madison

Aug 30, 2021

Power of Plants: Ph.D. Student Imani Madison

Heading into her final year of doctoral study, Imani Madison is making the most of her research, learning and service opportunities as her own professional transformation continues. The Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program is helping. 

College of Engineering aerial view

Aug 30, 2021

Butler, Stutts and Washington Receive Distinguished Engineering Alumnus Award

Linda Butler, Carl Stutts Jr. and Gregory Washington received the Distinguished Engineering Alumnus award (DEA) from the College of Engineering for 2020. The DEA award is the highest honor the College of Engineering bestows upon its graduates and typically comes with an award dinner in the fall. The 2020 event had to be postponed because of COVID-19, but the college hopes to recognize these winners and its 2021 honorees during a live ceremony this fall. 

Curtis and Barbara Freeze in the stands at an NC State football game.

Aug 23, 2021

Drumming Up Support for Music Students

Lori Freeze Constantino and her husband, Mike — who is the chair of the NC State University Foundation Board — recently made a gift to the Department of Music to establish the Barbara and Curtis Freeze Marching Band Scholarship Endowment. The fund honors Lori’s parents and will provide need-based scholarships for undergraduate students who are participating, or plan to participate, in the marching band at NC State.