Category: Fall 2018

Wearing blue gloves, Tim Stinson rubs a plastic eraser against an old manuscript.

Nov 14, 2018  |  Research

English Professor Extracts Biological Clues from Ancient Books

In an effort to tell the full history of medieval manuscripts, NC State professor Tim Stinson is teaming up with scientists to collect structural proteins and DNA from old texts.

After working as a sports media producer for Fox Sports, DirectTV and AT&T, alumnus John Ward has gained a reputation as an industry “startup guy.” Give him a concept and a budget, and he’ll give you a new studio, a new show, a new channel.

Nov 14, 2018  |  Alumni

Distinguished Alumnus Shares Stories from His Career in Sports Media

After working as a sports media producer for Fox Sports, DirectTV and AT&T, alumnus John Ward has gained a reputation as an industry “startup guy.” Give him a concept and a budget, and he’ll give you a new studio, a new show, a new channel.

Nov 14, 2018  |  Students

Political Science Major Makes an Impact at the UN

With support from college donors, student Amith Mandavilli served as one of 15 interns at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations. The prestigious position provided an up close and personal exploration of foreign policy and international relations at the highest level.

Fanice Thomas smiles while standing on NC State's Court of North Carolina

Nov 14, 2018  |  Students

Next Generation Researcher Readies to Take On Health Disparities

Doctoral student Fanice Thomas is honing her leadership skills through a prestigious health policy fellowship. She'll apply what she learns to improve health and well-being in immigrant communities.

A collection of dialect buttons from the Language and Life Project sit on a black background.

Nov 14, 2018  |  Quiz

Quiz: Voices of North Carolina

Test your knowledge of Tar Heel dialects in this quiz developed by renowned NC State linguist Walt Wolfram.

Sandwich sitting on plate

Nov 14, 2018  |  Interdisciplinary Studies

A Table for All

Operating with a flexible "pay-what-you-can" model, alumna Maggie Kane's A Place at the Table cafe nourishes bodies and souls in downtown Raleigh.

Nov 14, 2018  |  Students

Student Directs Emergency Communications During Hurricane Florence

For student Brandy Osborne, the damaging effects of Hurricane Florence have posed challenges at work and at home.