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Apr 13, 2023

Three-time Grad Named Director of Hurricane Center

Three-time NC State grad Mike Brennan was named the 14th director in the history of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Hurricane Center and will be responsible for tracking and predicting tropical weather systems. 

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. 

Jan 26, 2023

Generous Gift from Lee and Sunny Allen to Fund International Studies for Forestry Students

A well-traveled life can change you. Lee and Sunny Allen believe it can also change the world. 

Jan 3, 2023

Persistence Pays Off

Whether it’s learning English or earning a college degree or surviving a near-fatal illness, Goodnight Scholar and College of Sciences graduate Jesús Vina Moreno ’22 has learned that persistence really does pay off. 

An illustration of Nick Kapur

Mar 31, 2021

He Loves L.A.

Nick Kapur ’15, ’17 MR got a socially distanced front-row seat to the Los Angeles Dodgers’ first World Series title in 32 years. 

Jan 21, 2021

Legacy of the Ring

Among the class rings that slept in the Belltower this fall were two owned by Hal Davis '89 and his daughter, Cassidy '21. 

Gino Fernandes in front of Talley Student Union

Dec 8, 2020

Microbiologist, Recording Artist, NC State Graduate

The winner of the College of Sciences 2020 Student Excellence Award and brand-new alumnus built an outstanding record of scholarship, research and service — all while establishing himself as a recording artist, co-founding his own record label and advocating for other students whenever he could. 

Michael Evans stands behind the counter of 321 Coffee for a portrait.

Nov 30, 2020

Coffee and Statistics To Go

Michael Evans is about graduate with his bachelor's degree in Statistics. His next step is focusing on the nonprofit 321 Coffee. 

NASA astronaut Christina Koch is helped out of the Soyuz MS-13 spacecraft.

Nov 19, 2020

Launching the Next Generation

NASA astronaut Christina Koch will share her message of how NC State helped prepare her to become NASA's most accomplished female astronaut on Dec. 4 as the featured speaker at the university's first virtual commencement.