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Stories From Sep 2009

Sep 17, 2009

NC State’s 18th Annual Dog Olympics to be Held Oct. 3

What: North Carolina Sate University’s Dog Olympics is a charitable event that is open to dogs of all breeds, shapes and sizes. Medal events include athletic and non-athletic competitions such as doggie limbo, musical sit, […] 

Sep 17, 2009

Miller Named McPherson Professor

Dr. Thomas K. Miller III has been named the McPherson Family Distinguished Professor in Engineering Entrepreneurship. 

Sep 17, 2009

Book Examines Games

Dr. Adriana de Souza e Silva, assistant professor of communication and director of the Mobile Gaming Research Lab, has a new book of essays titled Digital Cityscapes: Merging Digital and Urban Playspaces

Sep 17, 2009

Bikers Make 100-Mile Charity Trek

Two faculty members in Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences will make a 100-mile bike trek this Saturday to raise money for United Cerebral Palsy. 

Sep 17, 2009

Artificial Retina Research Honored

Dr. Gianluca Lazzi, professor of electrical and computer engineering, is part of an elite group of researchers recently honored with an R&D 100 Award for their work on an artificial retina that could one day restore sight to the blind. 

Sep 17, 2009

Mitchell Awarded Nuclear Grant

Dr. Gary Mitchell, professor of physics, received an $800,000 grant from the National Nuclear Security Administration. 

Sep 17, 2009

NC State Receives Grant

NC State received one of 20 national SEMILLAS grants to increase retention and graduation rates among Latino students. 

Sep 17, 2009

Carolina Coal

NC State is perfecting a process to turn wood chips and forest residue into a coal substitute. 

Sep 17, 2009

Energizing Physics Classes

The MILLIE project provides smaller seminar-like experiences for students in Professor Bob Beichner's introductory physics courses. 

Sep 16, 2009

Lessons for Obama in Study of Bush Efforts to ‘Frame’ Iraq War

Wartime leaders have long sought to sway public opinion by “framing” bad news from the frontlines. They present inconvenient facts in an altered format in order to generate support for their policies. A new study […]