NC State graduate and astronaut Christina Koch makes Time Magazine’s top 100 most influential people
Every year, Time Magazine creates a list of the top 100 most influential people across the globe. This year, NC State graduate Christina Koch made that list for participating in the first all-female spacewalk.
Inside ABB and NC State’s decadeslong partnership
ABB was the first corporate partner to move onto Centennial Campus. Now, 30 years later, the company is still working with NC State to improve the reliability and reduce the cost and environmental impact of electric power systems.
Hodge Makes Fortune’s 40 Under 40
ISE alumna and advisory board member Rashida Hodge makes Fortune Magazine's 40 Under 40 Technology list.
Need-based scholarship initiative gets $5 million boost
NC State’s Extraordinary Opportunity Scholarship Initiative is gaining momentum via $2.5 million gifts from alumnus Steve Angel and an anonymous donor, bolstering a matching-funds pool to inspire others.
On Sept. 16, NC State Day of Giving shows we’re stronger as a pack
On Sept. 16, NC State is holding a special, one-time fall edition of its annual Day of Giving fundraising event. Day of Giving: Stronger as a Pack will focus on meeting students’ basic needs, need-based scholarships and diversity and inclusion programming.
Alumna makes lead gift to help establish endowment honoring Tharp
NC State’s Department of Computer Science recently announced efforts to establish the Dr. Alan L. Tharp Undergraduate Innovation Endowment in honor of Tharp, previous department chair and Alumni Distinguished Professor. The proposed endowment will provide programmatic funds, with a preference toward supporting and encouraging undergraduate research and innovation. The fundraising effort was seeded by a $12,000 gift from computer science alumna Marcia G. McLawhorn (B.S. ‘70).
Alumni insights with Daniel Morales
Srivatsan Ramesh, Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (CBE), interviews CBE alumnus Daniel Morales, technical director of the Consumer-Packaged Goods business at Prescouter Inc.
Making the cut
The COVID-19 pandemic forced many in the class of 2020 to celebrate graduation virtually, but Brandon Winslow marked his just the way he’d planned to for almost two years. He got a haircut.
Startup develops accessible prosthetics
Three members of the Wolfpack are developing life-changing prosthetic kits to help above-the-knee amputees worldwide.
Opening the doors
The new Fitts-Woolard Hall has hit many milestones. From the completion of its design concept in March 2018, the groundbreaking in April 2018 and the topping-off ceremony in December 2019. You can now add to that list its completion and turning over to the College of Engineering on July 24, 2020.