Vol. 83, II
magazine is a benefit of membership in the Alumni Association.
NC Filmmaker Mike DeGruy '75 headed to the Gulf Coast earlier this year to document the ongoing damage from last year's oil spill. Though he initially conceived of a story focusing on the environmental fallout from the spill, he found the human story more compelling. Discover his insight into the spill and about his changed vision of filmmaking. [Click here to read.]
Web of Life
This excerpt from NC State biology professor Rob Dunn's The Wild Life of Our Bodies: Predators, Parasites and Partners That Shape Who We Are Today explores the ecosystems that inhabit our bodies right under our noses. While we think we have removed ourselves from nature, he writes, parasites and predators from our past aren't quite done with us.
Generations of Change
Read the reflections of student leaders from the past 70 years as they discuss changes in the social scene, sporting events and even the role of war in their lives. Student leaders from the Class of '41 met with the 2011 senior class president to reflect on these changes and more at NC State over the last seven decades.