O Christmas Tree, How Lovely Are Thy Branches that Retain Needles

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Nothing announces the holiday season like the sight and smell of a live Christmas tree. The fresh scent of fir and pine can transport us to favorite holiday memories and

StateView Hotel Opens on Centennial

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The doors of NC State’s newest enterprise opened for business on Wednesday, when the long-awaited StateView Hotel welcomed the first guests to its Centennial Campus location, after some eight years

Saving Princeville

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The Princeville, North Carolina, residents gathered at a county administration building last month didn’t need a reminder that their town faces a challenging future as it struggles to recover from

NC State Moves Up in National Rankings

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NC State again gained ground on one of the most closely watched rankings of the nation’s colleges and universities, improving in measures of peer assessment, graduation rates, retention rates, selectivity

Meet NC State’s Extraordinary New Student Class

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Thousands of new students joined the Wolfpack in recent weeks. An incoming class of 4,658 freshmen is bolstered by 1,275 talented transfer students, each of them ready to Think and

Beautiful Pairings: A Lifetime Commitment to Art and Design

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When the new Gregg Museum of Art & Design opens its doors this weekend, its first visitors will owe a debt of gratitude to a couple who have helped make

We’re No. 1: NC State Is Top Value In N.C.

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NC State is the best college for the money in North Carolina, according to a national ranking of more than 700 schools. Money magazine’s annual survey, 2017 Best Colleges for

At 100, Retired Prof Recalls Postwar Campus

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Students who complain about small dorm rooms have nothing on Emmett Dillard. In March 1946, the grad student lived in a 22-foot-long trailer with his wife and three children. “It

Wolfpack Welcome Week 2017

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This weekend, nearly 6,500 new first-year and transfer students will begin to arrive at NC State and take the next step in their academic careers. For the first time in

New Sound Diffuser Is 10 Times Thinner Than Existing Designs

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Researchers from North Carolina State University and Nanjing University have developed an “ultra-thin” sound diffuser that is 10 times thinner than the widely used diffusers found in recording studios, concert