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Stories From Nov 2009

Nov 16, 2009

NC State Research Shows Need To Address Hemophilia In Developing World

When modern medicine finds a way to treat a medical condition, people often think that the problem is solved. But we also have to find ways to get that treatment into the hands of those […] 

Nov 12, 2009

What’s Old is New Again

Over time, our electronic devices have gotten flatter, faster and more technologically advanced, allowing us to work, watch or Facebook in ways we never have before. But many of the machines that they’ve replaced – like clunky, antiquated CRT monitors, stacks of CDs and inkjet printers – get shoved into supply closets, storage cabinets and even landfills, creating significant occupational and environmental issues that must be addressed. 

Nov 12, 2009

In Memoriam: Cindy Boone Sears

Cindy Boone Sears, the university’s director of trademark licensing, died Wednesday. She had worked at NC State for 32 years. 

Nov 12, 2009

Professor Contributes Chapter

Architecture Professor Thomas Barrie contributed a chapter for a book published by the Indira Gandhi National Center for the Arts this year. 

Nov 12, 2009

College Joins Business Partnership

NC State’s College of Management is the newest member of the International Partnership of Business Schools, a dual-degree program hosted by the ESB Business School at  Reutlingen University in Germany. 

Nov 12, 2009

New Book on Victorian Poet

Dr.  Tony Harrison, department head and distinguished professor of English, has a new book about a Victorian poet and critic due out this month. 

Nov 12, 2009

MBA Students Win Competition

An NC State team in the Jenkins MBA program won first place in the National Association of Women MBA annual case competition. 

Nov 12, 2009

Lomax Leads Space Biology Association

Dr. Terri L. Lomax, vice chancellor for research and graduate studies, became president of the American Society for Gravitational and Space Biology on Nov. 7. 

Nov 12, 2009

Middle School Musical

Curtain Call, a creative service project that began six years ago with a dedicated crew of drama buffs and a $1,000 grant from the Park program, helps middle school students channel their creativity. 

Nov 12, 2009

Physics of Free Throws

Two NC State engineers have figured out the best way to shoot a free throw – a frequently underappreciated skill that gets more important as the game clock winds down.