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  • North Carolina State University | Tradition and Transformation
    Future Hunt Library and the New Talley Student Center Read More More Stories Home Court Reynolds Coliseum ROTC base basketball mecca hallowed place Read More More Stories About NC State Who we are Academics What we teach Campus Life Where we discover Research How we innovate Outreach Why we engage Athletics When we compete People Place Work Social Area Land Grant Legacy Congress passed the Morrill Act 150 years ago NC State still honors the mission it established Browse Headlines 1 2 3 NC State Gets High Marks For Value Quality Innovation US News names NC State an up and comer Prev Next A Full Fall Slate For ARTS NC State Concerts anniversary events top autumn calendar Prev Next Why Is The Belltower Red Get the scoop on a cherished tradition Prev Next Impact Campus Tour Memorial Belltower Apply Now Find out how to become a member of the Wolfpack Give Now We need your help to make sure NC State stays ahead Ongoing Coverage Bulletin Strategic Planning and Realignment Accreditation Events RSS 11 18 Raleigh Civic Symphony Music from the Founding Year 01 14 MLK Speaker 02 09 Krispy Kreme Challenge All Events Emergency Information Privacy Copyright Accessibility Diversity

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  • North Carolina State University :: Calendars
    Events From the first day of school to the final exam and from fall break to summer vacation stay up to date on academic events at NC State Alumni Events NC State has a tight network of more than 195 000 living alumni Keep up with the activities that keep Pack grads connected Student Calendar Keep up with the 34 000 students and more than 400 student organizations at NC

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    Central Campus 4 North Campus 5 West Campus College of Veterinary Medicine Centennial Biomedical Campus JC Raulston Arboretum and surrounding area Carter Finley Stadium RBC Center Precinct Maps 1 Centennial Campus 2 South Campus Only 3 Central Campus Only Central Campus on 11x17 Central Campus EAST of Gorman Street 4 North Campus Only 2 3 4 North Central and South Campuses Combined 5 West Campus College of Veterinary Medicine Centennial

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  • Pride Points :: About NC State :: North Carolina State University
    best value for our combination of outstanding academic quality and affordability A U S News World Report top five best value among public universities Among only a handful of U S Colleges and the only one in North Carolina to be named a Top Value by Fox Business Regularly named by Princeton Review USA Today and Kiplinger Magazine as a national top 20 best value university Because of our value NC State students graduate with lower than average debt U S News recently ranked us among the top national universities with the lowest debt load for its students upon graduation A Powerhouse for Research Innovation and Economic Impact As a major public research university NC State has the expertise to advance practical knowledge transfer technology to the private sector and find solutions to the world s most pressing problems Our high level of research support attracts top faculty and creates meaningful learning opportunities for students That support also attracts industry partners and results in tremendous economic benefit for North Carolina Last year we expended 380 million in research activities placing NC State among the most productive research universities The only university in the nation leading two National Science Foundation Engineering Research Centers and one of only three universities to ever house three ERCs Generate 1 7 billion statewide in direct annual economic impact More than 760 U S Patents and more than 1 500 worldwide yielding more than 250 consumer products In the top 15 nationally with more than 800 license agreements with industry partners 90 spin off companies 10 in the last year alone creating thousands of new jobs in North Carolina and across the nation Venture capital topping 1 5 billion Home to Centennial Campus a national model for successful public private research parks Extension offices in all 100 counties and on the Cherokee Reservation taking discovery economic and quality of life benefits to all areas of the state Winning in Competition and in the Classroom NC State is experiencing a transformation of its athletics program achieving new levels of success in competition and in the classroom Men s Basketball finished the season with a top 20 ranking and a Sweet 16 berth Football won its second consecutive bowl game defeating Louisville in the Belk Bowl Baseball competed in the NCAA Super Regional Six teams finished last season ranked in the national Top 25 men s cross country baseball gymnastics men s basketball and women s cross country and women s golf NC State Athletics now ranks 37th in the national Director s Cup competitive standings up 52 spots from in 2010 A record 381 student athletes were named NC State scholar athletes 186 student athletes were NC State Dean s List honorees A record 10 student athletes were named Academic All Americans A record 69 student athletes were named to conference all academic teams Three NC State student athletes were awarded ACC post graduate scholarships the highest number of honorees among all ACC schools Amazing Alumni Alumni

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  • North Carolina State University
    Center for Comparative Jorge Piedrahita a professor of genomics in North Carolina State University s College of Veterinary Medicine has been appointed director of the NC State Center for Comparative Medicine and From NC State Newsroom Sciences Technology Choosy Mothers Choose Skin One Way to Make Peanut Peanuts taste good and are good for you But a new NC State study shows that putting a bit of skin in the game can make peanut products even healthier while keeping them flavorful Food scientist From The Abstract Humanities Let It Rain the New Lee Hall Rain Garden University Housing had no plans for the gloomy space behind Lee Residence Hall So Andy Fox and his landscape architecture students transformed the area into a gorgeous rain From The Bulletin Student Life It s National Eating Healthy Day Celebrate the American Heart Association s official National Eating Healthy Day on Nov 7th by eating heart healthy foods From The Bulletin Humanities In the Footsteps of Indiana Jones A New Editor s Note This is a guest post by Dr Tom Parker a professor of history at NC State Parker has served on archaeological expeditions in the Middle East for more than 30 years Since 1994 From The Abstract Student Life NC State Partners With Volvo Group to Provide North Carolina State University will partner with the Volvo Group to provide job ready talent for the global automotive manufacturer as part of the company s Academic Partner Program APP From NC State Newsroom Sciences Technology New Tool Aims To Ensure Software Security Policies Researchers from North Carolina State University and IBM Research have developed a new natural language processing tool that businesses or other customers can use to ensure that software From NC State Newsroom Student Life NC State to Partner With Volvo Group North Carolina State University will become a preferred academic talent partner of the Volvo Group affording students experience and career building opportunities with the global automotive From NC State Newsroom Sciences Technology In Particulate Matter the Particulars Matter When statisticians start talking about PM they aren t referring to political leadership PM stands for particulate matter and it s important because it has a direct effect on the health and From The Abstract Health Security Study Flame Retardant Firemaster 550 Is an The flame retardant mixture known as Firemaster 550 is an endocrine disruptor that causes extreme weight gain early onset of puberty and cardiovascular health effects in lab animals From NC State Newsroom Sciences Technology Analysis of Dinosaur Bone Cells Confirms Ancient A team of researchers from North Carolina State University and the Palo Alto Research Center PARC has found more evidence for the preservation of ancient dinosaur proteins including reactivity From NC State Newsroom Health Security Additive Restores Antibiotic Effectiveness Against MRSA Researchers from North Carolina State University have increased the potency of a compound that reactivates antibiotics against methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus MRSA an From NC State Newsroom Sciences Technology Learn More About Plant Systems Research The

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  • A Tradition of Service :: North Carolina State University
    to all with the talent and drive to seek it regardless of financial status The spirit of service present at NC State s creation still animates the university today Earlier this year the White House named the university a presidential award winner as part of the 2012 President s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll Service is part of NC State s DNA Chancellor Randy Woodson said when the White House award was announced From alternative service break projects to our new First Year Student Leadership program community service and service learning play a transformational role in NC State s culture and are university strategic priorities Through coursework and involvement with organizations like the Center for Student Leadership Ethics and Public Service NC State students help those in need on campus in the state across the nation and around the world Faculty and staff match those efforts with their own outreach work and generosity The latter quality is particularly evident at this time of year when NC State employees participate in the annual State Employees Combined Campaign Entering the campaign s last day on Nov 12 NC State employees had surpassed their 600 000 goal setting a campus record by raising more than 612 000 The campaign a combined effort of state employees across North Carolina raises money for more than 1 000 charities statewide Beneficiaries range from small independent local agencies to local chapters of state and national organizations Author James Ryals University Communications Tags faculty Randy Woodson Service staff State Employees Combined Campaign Students Related Features A Look Back at 2011 Another active year is in the books at NC State See how the Wolfpack made a global impact in 2011 Tradition and Transformation NC State is celebrating 125 years of tradition and transformation Proud Pack It takes

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  • North Carolina State University :: Discovery begins at NC State
    in making new application driven discoveries As a major research university NC State has the people from undergraduate and graduate students to faculty and the responsibility to advance knowledge transfer technology and discover and develop innovations that solve some of the world s most pressing problems And we are NC State s research expenditures are approaching more than 325 million annually with almost 70 percent of faculty engaged in sponsored research and 2 500 graduate students supported by research grants NC State is ranked third among all public universities without medical schools in industry sponsored research expenditures North Carolina Cooperative Extension a joint effort with NC A T State University puts knowledge to work providing unbiased research based information to more than 2 2 million citizens throughout the state each year And when the Industrial Extension Service knocks on the door of a business they are warmly greeted Over the past five years the group has returned nearly 540 million in direct annual gain to the state by helping businesses increase efficiency productivity and quality through the use of the latest technologies and best practices in engineering and business management NC State s Centennial Campus is a unique community of collaboration Industry and government partners work alongside faculty staff post docs and students conducting cutting edge research in state of the art facilities Home to more than 130 corporate and government research partners as well as incubator companies and NC State University research units Centennial Campus is the premier university research campus in the country Calling NC State and Raleigh home Consistently ranked among the nation s top 50 public universities and ranked by Princeton Review as a best value for students NC State is a place where students can fit in and dig in Beginning their freshmen year NC

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  • North Carolina State University :: Academics
    Research Faculty Resources Outreach Extension Engagement Economic Development Athletics Academics At NC State we produce more than graduates we combine the theoretical with the practical to create innovators and leaders of tomorrow With 12 colleges representing all major academic disciplines a student population of more than 34 000 and nearly 2 000 faculty NC State is the largest university in North Carolina It is also a global center of learning for some of the most important emerging technologies and new sciences now shaping the future of our world including nanotechnology biotechnology biomedical engineering and computer science Our expertise in these groundbreaking areas is backed by historic strengths in agriculture engineering forestry wood and paper science textiles veterinary medicine and design We also provide a high quality education in the humanities and social sciences education life sciences management mathematics natural resources and all the physical sciences The breadth of our academic excellence is reflected in the strength of the NC State University library system which receives up to 14 000 visits a day from students and faculty using the 4 3 million volumes in its five libraries What sets us apart We integrate the opportunities our world class research programs offer students into our degree tracks and emphasize innovation and on the job experience Instruction at NC State begins in the classroom but it almost always leads into laboratories where students work side by side with leading researchers in their fields or to stages galleries and off campus job internships and co ops that expose students to real world challenges and experiences By the time most NC State students graduate they have not only mastered their area of expertise they have gained valuable job experience and often job offers and discovered the potential for inquiry and creativity within themselves Helpful Links

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