NC State News

Mar 3, 2021

Opt-In: Engaging Entrepreneurs in Academic Research

Jeff Pollack led a team of researchers reached out to 1,500 entrepreneurs to determine how to best motivate them to participate in academic research.

Feb 3, 2021

Chancellor Names Innovator and Entrepreneur of the Year Award Winners

Robert Heath won the Innovator of the Year Award and Fred Kish won the Entrepreneur of the Year Award, as part of NC State’s 30th annual Celebration of Innovation.

Jan 15, 2021

NC State ISE Students Join Forces With Hosiery Mill to Create Face Coverings

Sameer Murarka Entrepreneurship Scholar and NC State Entrepreneurship Scholar Katie Lawson partnered with Eric Swanson to apply their industrial engineering knowledge in production line optimization, mask design and safe packaging to help meet the increased demand for face coverings during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jan 11, 2021

Botta Named NC State’s 4th Marshall Scholar

Colton Botta, a December 2019 graduate in computer science with a minor in business entrepreneurship, is NC State’s fourth Marshall Scholar and one of only 46 nationwide in 2020. The two-year scholarship includes university fees, cost-of-living expenses, an annual book grant, a thesis grant, research and daily travel grants, and fares to and from the United Kingdom.

Sep 16, 2020

Growing Global Interest in Entrepreneurship

Global interest from NC State’s international partners in learning about entrepreneurship and innovation has grown over the last decade, especially as the university continues to be recognized for having one of the top undergraduate and graduate entrepreneurship programs in the […]

Aug 11, 2020

Student Entrepreneur Brings South Asian Fashions to Rent the Runway

Ritika Shamdasani and her fashion company, Sani, have launched into the national spotlight after being featured on Rent the Runway.

Jul 28, 2020

Biltmore Farms and Biltmore Estate look to NC State Entrepreneurship Clinic to Study Future Opportunities for Their Famous Jersey Herd

The NC State Entrepreneurship Clinic works to provide Biltmore Farms with new dairy operations that preserve the family’s historic commitment to sustainability.

Jul 24, 2020

Startup Develops Accessible Prosthetics

Three members of the Wolfpack are developing life-changing prosthetic kits to help above-the-knee amputees worldwide.

Jul 17, 2020

Lisa Chang Gives Entrepreneurs Expert Advice on Nailing a Virtual Pitch

Poole College’s Lisa Chang weighs in on how entrepreneurs can achieve success before, during and after a virtual pitch.

Jul 15, 2020

Five Questions With Arts Entrepreneurship

NC State offers a wide range of academic choices for students, including the nation’s first and largest campus-wide Arts Entrepreneurship Minor. We spoke with program founder and director Gary Beckman about the program and what makes it stand out in higher education.