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Feb 13, 2024

Metcalf Meet-Cute: A Wolfpack Love Story

An inter-dorm flirtation brought together State Mates Diane and Elwood Becton. 

Dec 14, 2023

To the Moon: Chancellor Woodson Talks Artemis II and Chasing Dreams with NASA Astronaut Christina Koch

NASA astronaut and three-time NC State alum Christina Koch joins Chancellor Woodson for the first live episode of Red Chair Chats and previews the Artemis II mission, slated to orbit the moon in fall 2024. 

Chancellor Randy Woodson interviews NC State alumna and NASA astronaut Christina Koch on stage in Stewart Theatre.

Oct 24, 2023

Do What Scares You, Says Astronaut Alumna

NASA astronaut and NC State alumna was the featured guest at Chancellor Randy Woodson’s 14th annual fall address during Red and White Week. 

Aerial view of Centennial Campus, with the oval-shaped green space in the middle of a block of buildings

Oct 12, 2023

The Oval Becomes NC State’s Newest Hallowed Place

The Oval was selected as NC State’s 10th Hallowed Place because of its historical significance to the original design of Centennial Campus. 

Artistic rendering of Dean Louis Martin-Vega in reds and grays.

Jun 6, 2023

Better Than He Found It

As the longest-serving dean of engineering at NC State, Louis Martin-Vega will leave a strong legacy the College of Engineering when he steps down at the end of the summer. 

Artist rendering of a Columbia-class submarine underwater. Vessel is dark gray surrounded by a varying shade of blue to mimic water.

Jun 6, 2023

Two NC State Alumni Head Up Columbia-Class Submarine Program

The next generation of nuclear ballistic missile submarines is among the most critical components in the United States’ defense strategy — and two NC State alumni are helping bring the program to life. 

A student wearing a red graduation gown holds up her mortar board in front of her face.

May 3, 2023

The Class of 2023 Is Ready for Graduation

We talked with four members of the graduating class about the defining moments of their time at NC State — building everything from race cars to fashion empires — and their plans for the future. 

The Mathews Medal recognizes graduating seniors who have created a lasting legacy at NC State.

Apr 19, 2023

Mathews Medal Winners

The Mathews Medal recognizes graduating seniors who have created a lasting legacy at NC State. This year’s recipients include a figure skater, a Park Scholar and a composting pioneer — all of whom have sought to make NC State more sustainable, equitable and inclusive. 

Apr 4, 2023

‘We’re Headed for the Moon’

Pioneering NASA astronaut and three-time NC State alumna Christina Koch has been selected for NASA’s Artemis II project — becoming the first woman to travel around the moon and back as part of the four-member Artemis II crew. 

Feb 21, 2023

3 Alumni Elected to National Academy of Engineering

Jim Goodnight, Greg Washington and Benny Freeman are recognized for their outstanding contributions to engineering. The NC State alumni will be inducted into the prestigious organization Oct. 1.