Some of Earth’s naturally occurring heavy metals can take a significant toll on human health. That’s why lead, arsenic, cadmium and other toxic metals headlined the first research symposium hosted […]
The NC State Sustainability Council is accepting nominations through March 11 for the 2017 Green Brick Awards, which recognize NC State students, faculty, staff, departments and student organizations for contributions to […]
While the Wolfpack enjoyed winter break, hundreds of NC State campus buildings collectively avoided $294,537 in energy costs through the university’s Winter Holiday Energy Saving Initiative.
Since 2004, NC State has […]
What has risen in cost faster than new home prices and healthcare?
Surprise, it’s textbooks.
Today’s college textbooks are more than 800 percent pricier than in 1978, sharply outpacing inflation and averaging […]
Imagine you’re a college student able to walk out of your residence hall, swipe your student identification card at a small module on the nearest bike rack and start riding […]
Ponder this the next time you wash your hands. If, after drying your hands, you had the opportunity to toss that used paper towel into a compost bin instead of […]
Harrelson Hall is gone, but most of its contents and building materials live on due to NC State’s successful recycling and reuse efforts.
During the 2016 deconstruction of Harrelson Hall, the […]
Floyd. Matthew. What major storm will impact eastern North Carolina next?
Amid the destructive aftermath of Hurricane Matthew last fall, NC State’s College of Design saw an opportunity to help N.C. […]
An NC State student’s idea for reusable prescription medication bottles has earned top prize in a global design competition.
Raleigh native Mallory Barrett won Best Student Design in the Cradle to […]
Is a for-profit company’s only goal to generate profit?
A growing number of Triangle-area businesses now also consider social and environmental impact as measures of success, and a cohort of local […]