Pack Hacks for Faculty: Making Videos for Fun and Learning
Welcome to the second installment of Pack Hacks for Faculty - quick tips, advice and other insight to facilitate your teaching, research or engagement activities. David McConnell in the Department of Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences talks about the versatility of videos for engaging classroom instruction.
Investing in Ideas
Five promising projects in a diverse range of fields will receive support from the Chancellor’s Innovation Fund, which helps NC State researchers move their inventions into the marketplace.
Gregg Museum Reveals First-Class Renovation
The Gregg Museum reopens this weekend in its new complex on Hillsborough Street. Director Roger Manley explains how the museum grew from an informal collection into an impressive home for the arts.
At 100, Retired Prof Recalls Postwar Campus
In the boom years after World War II, Emmett Dillard joined thousands of veterans crowding NC State to earn their college degrees. The one-time mayor of Trailwood and longtime professor of animal science turned 100 recently and reflected on his time on campus.
We’re No. 1: NC State Is Top Value In N.C.
Money magazine names NC State the best college for the money in North Carolina. The annual survey weighs the net cost of attending against the early-career earnings of graduates.
Pack Hacks for Faculty: Twitter for Academics
Welcome to the inaugural edition of Pack Hacks for Faculty. Each month, a member of the NC State faculty will provide quick tips, advice and other insight to facilitate your teaching, research, scholarship or engagement activities. Maria Gallardo-Williams in the Department of Chemistry gives tips on creating and maintaining a successful faculty Twitter account.
From Planetary to Microscopic: 2017 Research Image Contest Winners
From a map of Mars to the microscopic surface of a leaf that only looks like an alien landscape, see the NC State Research Image Contest winners.
Get to Know: Institute for Emerging Issues
The Institute for Emerging Issues at NC State brings together individuals and groups to pursue solutions to North Carolina’s challenges and strengthen the state’s future competitiveness. Leslie Boney, IEI’s director, talks about the institute’s pursuit of academic excellence, key issues of importance to the state, and how IEI supports all North Carolina citizens.
Teaching Cultural Competencies Through Virtual Reality
NC State’s Global Training Initiative and DELTA staff have incorporated virtual reality in an immersive approach to teach cultural competencies to students and professionals in an online environment.
NC State Jumps to No. 80 Worldwide for U.S. Patents
NC State jumped from No. 97 to No. 80 in the latest worldwide university rankings for U.S. utility patents.