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Stories From May 2009

May 12, 2009

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May 12, 2009

Heart Machine Expedites Research and Development of New Surgical Tools, Techniques

A new machine developed at North Carolina State University makes an animal heart pump much like a live heart after it has been removed from the animal’s body, allowing researchers to expedite the development of […] 

May 11, 2009

Down with the Gown: Revealing Hospital Gown Gets a Revamp

Researchers at North Carolina State University are working to solve a nearly century-old problem – what to do with those skimpy, derriere-exposing hospital gowns. They are filmy, uncomfortable – and if you happen to catch […] 

May 11, 2009

More ‘Star Trek’ Than ‘Snuggie’: NC State Student Design to Protect Lunar Outpost from Dangerous Radiation

Alien creatures are the least of NASA’s worries when it comes to moon travel. There are several potential threats to future missions – with space radiation at the top of the list. Now, a group […] 

May 8, 2009

Best in the ACC

NC State basketball coach Sidney Lowe, with a nationally recognized recruiting class neatly tucked away for the upcoming school year, received more good news on Wednesday, when the NCAA released its Academic Progress Rate data. The Wolfpack’s basketball squad scored a 995 out of a possible 1,000, which is the highest score among the 12 ACC schools and in the top 10 percent of all NCAA Division I schools. 

May 8, 2009

Jack Cozort Appointed to NC State Board of Trustees

Jack Cozort has been appointed to a four-year term on the North Carolina State University Board of Trustees by the University of North Carolina Board of Governors. Cozort, of Raleigh, earned his bachelor’s degree in […] 

May 7, 2009

Honors Baccalaureate Recognizes NC State’s Finest Faculty, Students

Outstanding achievement by North Carolina State University students and faculty will be recognized at the University Honors Baccalaureate and Celebration of Academic Excellence, scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 7, in the McKimmon Center. 

May 7, 2009

Two NC State Faculty Will Receive Prestigious Holladay Medals

The North Carolina State University Board of Trustees will award the Alexander Quarles Holladay Medal for Excellence to two faculty members in recognition of their outstanding careers at NC State. The Holladay Medal is the […] 

May 7, 2009

Forestry Team Wins Education Award

The N.C. Association of Cooperative Extension Specialists honored a university team for creating an outstanding educational program about renewable energy derived from woody biomass. 

May 7, 2009

Hendrickson Wins NACTA Award

Melissa Hendrickson, lecturer in agricultural and resource economics, received the 2009 North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Teaching Fellow Award.