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NC State center River Baldwin's teammates congratulate her for a career-best game against No. 3 Colorado.

Jan 9, 2024

Inside Strength

It’s not a stretch to say that 6-foot-5 center and CALS graduate student River Baldwin is making the most of her opportunities this season, both on and off the court. The talented and hard-working student-athlete is in her final year of basketball eligibility, needing only an internship to complete an online master’s degree in youth, family and community sciences. 

Carmen Yulín Cruz

Jan 9, 2024

Carmen Yulin Cruz to Speak for 2024 Eloise S. Cofer Family Living Lecture Series

After a four-year hiatus, the Eloise S. Cofer Family Living Lecture Series returns in 2024 with Carmen Yulín Cruz as this year’s guest speaker. The series was named in honor of Cofer upon her retirement following a distinguished career in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and is supported through an endowment. 

Fireworks behind the Memorial Belltower

Jan 9, 2024

Top 10 Campus Sustainability Moments of 2023

Many people and projects from across NC State advanced sustainability in 2023. Here are a few of these extraordinary accomplishments, several of which were made possible because of the philanthropy of our Pack. 

Clyde Sorenson teaching Entomology 201

Dec 11, 2023

9,000 Students and Counting

Students who enroll in Entomology 201 to fulfill a science requirement don’t expect such a memorable class, but Clyde Sorenson — a three-time Wolfpack alumnus, a donor and a distinguished professor — has been perfecting his delivery over 27 years of teaching at NC State. Sorenson was recently featured on the NC State Philanthropy Podcast to detail his extraordinary contributions to his alma mater. 

NC State students work in the dairy farm facility at NC State. Photo by Marc Hall/NC State University.

Dec 5, 2023

A Lasting Legacy for Dairy Science

Four graduate students are the first recipients of the William E. Younts Jr. Dairy Science Graduate Support Endowment. The fund benefits graduate students pursuing advanced degrees focusing on dairy processing and/or dairy food manufacturing within the Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences. 

Illustrations by Dana Smith

Oct 27, 2023

Mother of Invention

Rodolphe Barrangou, the Todd R. Klaenhammer Distinguished Professor in probiotics research in the Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences, is the eighth researcher from NC State to be inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame. 

The Plant Sciences Building

Oct 18, 2023

Four Students Receive First Graduate Student Endowment for N.C. PSI

The Norma L. Trolinder N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative Graduate Student Endowment has just been awarded to an inaugural group of NC State students. These four highly qualified individuals were selected from a large and competitive applicant pool and will receive $4,000 to cover various costs associated with the graduate student experience. 

Caden Noonkester kicking a football at Carter-Finley Stadium. Photo by Jed Gammons for NC State Athletics

Oct 10, 2023

Caden Noonkester: Agriculture Inside the 20

Student-athlete Caden Noonkester, an agronomy and agricultural business double major, NC State football starting punter and NFL-possible suburban Charlotte native, tells how how he is starting to feel equally at home on football and cotton fields. 

The copper wolves at Wolf Plaza near Talley on main campus. Photo by Marc Hall

Sep 18, 2023

New NC State Crowdfunding Campaigns

Check out seven new crowdfunding projects that will help students make the most of their NC State experience. 

CALS student Tiffany Williams helped create videos with healthy recipes this summer in the Dinah E. Gore Teaching and Research Kitchens at NC State. Photo provided by Tiffany Williams

Sep 12, 2023

Cooking With a Passion for Nutrition

Tiffany Williams used her culinary skills and nutrition knowledge to support an important mission this summer. The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ Dinah E. Gore Teaching and Research Kitchens, named for a longtime NC State donor, helped make it possible.