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Stories From Apr 2009

Apr 21, 2009

NC State Experts Can Discuss Greenhouse Gas Risks

North Carolina State University experts can shed light on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) announcement April 17 that carbon dioxide and five other “greenhouse gases” are contributing to global climate change and therefore pose […] 

Apr 20, 2009

NC State to Dedicate New Mathematics and Statistics Building May 1

North Carolina State University will formally dedicate its new mathematics and statistics building at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, May 1. Self-guided tours of the facility will be held from 3:30 until 4:15, when the official […] 

Apr 17, 2009

Courage, Passion and Service

The NC State family is saddened by the loss of Jeanne Peck, a 25-year NC State staff member who passed away Sunday after a 15-month battle with lymphoma. A 20-year breast cancer survivor, Peck first […] 

Apr 17, 2009

NC State Study Finds Better Way to Protect Streams from Construction Runoff

Researchers at North Carolina State University have found an exponentially better way to protect streams and lakes from the muddy runoff associated with stormwater around road and other construction projects. The alternative is lower or […] 

Apr 16, 2009

Kellie Harper Named Head Women’s Basketball Coach at NC State

North Carolina State University director of athletics Lee Fowler has announced that Kellie Harper, who has served as the head coach at Western Carolina University for the past five years, has been named the third […] 

Apr 16, 2009

NC State Study Shows How To Deflect Asteroids and Save The Earth

You may want to thank David French in advance. Because, in the event that a comet or asteroid comes hurtling toward Earth, he may be the guy responsible for saving the entire planet. French, a […] 

Apr 16, 2009

Free Expression Tunnel Enhanced

Lighting and signage improvements at the Free Expression Tunnel are being made based on suggestions from the Campus Climate Task Force. 

Apr 16, 2009

Design Students’ Art in New Building

Work by design students was recently installed in the atrium lobby of the new Mathematics and Statistics Building. 

Apr 16, 2009

Student Pubs Honored

NC State‚Äôs student yearbook, the Agromeck, and its literary and arts magazine, Windhover, both received Gold Crown awards from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association. 

Apr 16, 2009

Robot Research Highlighted

Dr. Doug Gillan is writing Army guidelines for human-robot interfaces and chairing a symposium on human-robot interaction research.