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Stories From Apr 2009

Apr 16, 2009

Miller Wins Sports Turf Award

Dr. Grady Miller, professor of crop science and turf specialist, won the Founders Award from the Sports Turf Managers Association. 

Apr 16, 2009

Awards for Excellence Winners Named

Denise W. Hall in Legal Affairs and Mark Stevenson in Athletics won the 2009 Awards for Excellence from the Office of the Chancellor. 

Apr 16, 2009

Moore Stepping Down

Dr. Kathryn M. Moore will step down as dean of the College of Education and return to teaching and research. 

Apr 16, 2009

Found in Translation

Art Rice, one of the founders of the university's Prague Institute, discusses the importance of study abroad opportunities. 

Apr 16, 2009

Our Web’s the Stickiest

In January, visitors spent so much time exploring the university's site, they pushed NC State onto the list of the "Top 10 stickiest brands at home and work." 

Apr 15, 2009

Moore Stepping Down as NC State College of Education Dean

Dr. Kathryn M. Moore, dean of North Carolina State University’s College of Education, will step down from her position effective May 15. After a study leave, Moore is planning on returning to teaching and research […] 

Apr 15, 2009

NC State’s Atkinson Wins UNC System Teaching Excellence Award

Dr. Maxine P. Atkinson, professor of sociology and head of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at North Carolina State University, has been honored with an Award for Excellence in Teaching from the University of […] 

Apr 14, 2009

NC State Develops New Test Method to Measure Stored Heat in Firefighter Suits

For decades, researchers have evaluated the thermal performance of protective clothing worn by firefighters. A particular area of current interest is how to address the burns received by firefighters when they are not directly in […] 

Apr 10, 2009

Taking the resistance out of drug-resistant infections

New NC State chemical compounds break up biofilms, make antibiotics work again It started out as a research project focused on getting rid of harmful bacterial accumulations called biofilms. Now it has the potential to […] 

Apr 9, 2009

Thank God for Darwin

Can eternal truth exist in a changing universe? It’s one of the bigger questions people have struggled with since naturalist Charles Darwin posited the idea that life is the product of almost numberless changes occurring over a sweeping span of time. For North Carolina State University senior John Coggin – who custom-built his own undergraduate degree program across several university colleges and departments – it’s more than an academic question.