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Stories From Oct 2009

Oct 22, 2009

Malecha to Serve on Committee

Marvin Malecha, dean of the College of Design and president of the American Institute of Architects, has been selected to serve on the honorary committee for the United Nations World Habitat Day. 

Oct 22, 2009

Sullivant Receives Grant

Seth Sullivant, assistant professor of mathematics, is one of 16 promising scientific researchers selected for a 2009 fellowship for science and engineering from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation. 

Oct 21, 2009

Alcohol Tolerance Switch Found in Fruit Flies

Researchers at North Carolina State University have found a genetic “switch” in fruit flies that plays an important role in making flies more tolerant to alcohol. This metabolic switch also has implications for the deadly […] 

Oct 20, 2009

Get Tickets, Support Tower

Watch the Wolfpack take on North Carolina and Maryland – this year’s homecoming game – and help a campus cause. The Department of Athletics and student leadership have developed a partnership to contribute a portion […] 

Oct 20, 2009

NC State Develops Material That Could Boost Data Storage, Save Energy

North Carolina State University engineers have created a new material that would allow a fingernail-size computer chip to store the equivalent of 20 high-definition DVDs or 250 million pages of text, far exceeding the storage […] 

Oct 19, 2009

Inspired Ambition

NC State senior Marquis McCullough isn't the type of person to sit around and wait for things to happen, so when he attended a pre-college leadership program held at NC State University, he found a campus full of like-minded students he could relate to. 

Oct 15, 2009

Response to SHP Changes

In our Oct. 8 issue, we ran an article on changes to the State Health Plan that may reduce coverage for people who smoke or have a high body mass index. Readers responded with questions […] 

Oct 15, 2009

Light My Color Wall

Karl Larson is spearheading a drive to restore the legendary color wall at NC State.  

Oct 15, 2009

Smith Elected Chairman

Clarence L. Smith was elected to a one-year term as chairman of the North Carolina State Board of Refrigeration Examiners. 

Oct 15, 2009

Rojas Distinguished Professor

Dr. Orlando J. Rojas, associate professor of wood and paper science, has been named a Finland Distinguished Professor by the Academy of Finland and Tekes, a Finnish funding agency for technology and innovation.