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Former dean Louis Martin-Vega, left, and current dean Jim Pfaendtner, right, flank the newly revealed painted portrait of Louis-Martin Vega.

May 22, 2024

Louis Martin-Vega’s dean portrait unveiled in ceremony with colleagues, family, friends

With his family, friends and close colleagues in the audience, Louis Martin-Vega, former dean of the College of Engineering at NC State University, looked on as the drape was pulled off his official portrait by the new dean, Jim Pfaendtner, who holds a deanship named in Martin-Vega’s honor. 

Two students work in the CAMAL lab on NC State's Centennial Campus.

May 8, 2024

Ricoh opens Center of Excellence on Centennial Campus

Ricoh, a global provider of integrated digital services and print and imaging solutions, cited proximity to talent and cutting-edge manufacturing research as drivers for its choice of location. 

A closeup of the Reds and Whites art installation at the Susan Woodson Plaza on Centennial Campus.

May 6, 2024

Reds and Whites: A work of art anchors Centennial Campus

Thanks to an NC State connection, a masterwork by world-renowned artist Larry Bell is cementing a sense of place on the university’s Centennial Campus. 

Kara Peters in front of a left to right diagonal gradient background of black to red.

Apr 30, 2024

Peters named associate dean for graduate programs and postdoctoral affairs

Kara Peters has been named as the associate dean of graduate programs and postdoctoral affairs in the College of Engineering at North Carolina State University. 

Image of Justin Schwartz on a red background and connected molecules in greyish-white.

Apr 25, 2024

Former engineering department head named as CU Boulder chancellor

A former faculty member and department head in the College of Engineering at NC State has been named the chancellor of the University of Colorado at Boulder. Justin Schwartz will assume his new role on July 1, leaving his current position as executive vice president and provost at Pennsylvania State University. 

Apr 24, 2024

FUJIFILM Diosynth partnership highlights economic relations between North Carolina and Japan

Chancellor Woodson joined Governor Cooper and state leaders for the FUJIFILM Diosynth expansion announcement: The company’s Holly Springs site is now expected to generate a total 1,400 jobs and $3.2 billion for the state economy. 

The American and Japanese flags blow in the wind on a line next to a brick building on campus

Apr 11, 2024

A rare state visit to NC State

Japan’s prime minister Fumio Kishida will come to NC State’s Centennial Campus on Friday, the first campus visit by a foreign head of state since 1954. 

Wide angle photo of ballroom full of seated attendees at the 2023 Southern Energy Conference.

Apr 2, 2024

Annual NC energy conference to be hosted by NC State this April

The conference, which is hosted annually by NC State’s Office of Professional Development and the NC Clean Energy Technology Center, part of the College of Engineering, is a two-day event for professionals in the energy industry. This year, it will take place on April 23 and 24 at the McKimmon Conference & Training Center on Gorman Street. 

Rows of crops on a farm

Mar 26, 2024

New software boosts accuracy of tech to measure crop health

A new tool improves the accuracy of electronic devices that measure the color of a plant’s leaves to assess health.