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Stories From Apr 2009

Apr 23, 2009

McCaw Dies

Dr. Monte Bruce McCaw, a professor of swine virology at NC State, died March 28. 

Apr 23, 2009

NC State Holds NanoDays 2009 for K-12 Students Across North Carolina

North Carolina State University is holding its 7th annual NanoDays, a statewide event designed to open the world of nanoscale science and nanotechnology to citizens, teachers and K-12 students, on Friday, April 24, on NC […] 

Apr 23, 2009

Chambers Joins Annual Giving

Amy Chambers was appointed project manager for annual giving. 

Apr 23, 2009

Finance and Business Presents Awards

Finance and Business presented awards for excellence to four employees. 

Apr 23, 2009

Chapman Honored for Distance Learning

Dr. Diane Chapman of Adult and Higher Education received the 2009 Parks Todd Award for distinguished service to the field of distance learning. 

Apr 23, 2009

Benefits Count for Community College Faculty

Benefits matter when it comes to job satisfaction among part-time faculty at community colleges. That's the conclusion of a study co-authored by Dr. Paul D. Umbach, associate professor of education. 

Apr 23, 2009

Fighting TB as Easy as 1-2-3

Three NC State undergraduates have developed the first practical diagnostic device for TB that is cheap, fast and accurate. 

Apr 23, 2009

Q&A with Jeffery Braden

A short Q&A with Dr. Jeffery Braden, the new dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, to learn about his plans and priorities as he takes the helm of the college. 

Apr 22, 2009

Think Memory Worsens With Age? Then Yours Probably Will

Thinking your memory will get worse as you get older may actually be a self-fulfilling prophecy. Researchers at North Carolina State University have found that senior citizens who think older people should perform poorly on […] 

Apr 22, 2009

NC State Researchers “Clear Away the Dust” To Get Better Look at Youngest Supernova Remnant

Researchers at North Carolina State University have used a mathematical model that allows them to get a clearer picture of the galaxy’s youngest supernova remnant by correcting for the distortions caused by cosmic dust. Their […]