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Stories From Aug 2009

Aug 31, 2009

Roundabout Route

This fall, orange barrels, construction barriers and heavy equipment are delaying traffic on historic Hillsborough Street from the base of the Belltower to the D.H. Hill Library. When the dust settles on the $9.2 million city of Raleigh project in September 2010, project designers hope that traffic on Hillsborough will still be slower – although more free flowing – and safer for pedestrians and drivers alike, following the installation of two new roundabouts. 

Aug 31, 2009

NC State Hosts Panel Discussion on Racial Profiling

North Carolina State University will host a panel discussion on racial profiling Tuesday, Sept. 1, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Washington Sankofa Room of the Witherspoon Student Center on NC State’s main campus. […] 

Aug 29, 2009

NC State Seeks Nominations For Watauga Medal

North Carolina State University is seeking nominations for the Watauga Medal, the highest non-academic honor awarded by the university. The Watauga Medal, authorized by the NC State University Board of Trustees in 1975, is awarded […] 

Aug 27, 2009

Surplus Dorm Furniture Donated

More than 5,400 pieces of used dorm furniture found new homes with local shelters and nonprofits this summer instead of being sent to the landfill. 

Aug 27, 2009

Pomeroy Wins Green Award

Stephanie Pomeroy, pharmacy technician in Student Health Services, received a GreenTree Initiative Award from the University Sustainability Office. 

Aug 27, 2009

Researcher Earns NSF Career Award

Dr. Jie Yu, a Sea Grant researcher whose work has focused on the formation of deadly rip currents, won a prestigious Career Award from the National Science Foundation. 

Aug 27, 2009

Scearce Wins Sackler Prize

Dr. J. Mark Scearce, director of the music department, has been named the recipient of the eighth Raymond and Beverly Sackler Music Composition Prize. 

Aug 27, 2009

Choosing a Chancellor

A laundry list of ideal qualities for NC State’s next chancellor emerged yesterday during the search committee’s open forums on campus. 

Aug 27, 2009

What a Deal!

Both the Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report ranked NC State as one of the best values in higher education. 

Aug 27, 2009

Roundabout Route

This fall, orange barrels, construction barriers and heavy equipment are delaying traffic on historic Hillsborough Street from the base of the Belltower to the D.H. Hill Library.