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Dec 14, 2009

NC State Receives $1.2 Million for Animal Health

Researchers at North Carolina State University have received grants totaling more than $1.2 million from the Morris Animal Foundation (MAF) to support research aimed at improving the health of dogs, cats, horses and wildlife. 

Dec 10, 2009

McGahan Named ARVO Fellow

Dr. Christine McGahan, professor of pharmacology and head of the Department of Molecular Biomedical Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine, has been approved for the honor of Gold Fellow in the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology fellows class of 2010. 

Dec 10, 2009

Strnad Honored for Service

The Environmental Educators of North Carolina recently honored Renee Strnad, environmental educator for Extension Forestry, for outstanding service. 

Dec 10, 2009

Kenan Fellows Program Honored

NC State’s Kenan Fellows Program for Curriculum and Leadership Development  University received the Don Bailey College/University Distinguished Service Award from the North Carolina Science Teachers Association. 

Dec 10, 2009

Burkholder Wins Award

Dr. JoAnn Burkholder, William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor and director of the Center for Applied Aquatic Ecology, is the 2009 recipient of the Joint Award for Service to the Environment and Society. 

Dec 10, 2009

NC State, Hamner Institutes for Health Sciences Get $1 Million Grant

North Carolina State University and The Hamner Institutes for Health Sciences have received a $1 million grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease to study why some patients have serious […] 

Dec 10, 2009

Human Rights Day

Chancellor Jim Woodward signed a proclamation for the campus observance of Human Rights Day, marking the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations in 1948. 

Dec 10, 2009

From Garden to Classroom

Julieta Sherk followed that passion for edible plants to NC State, where she joined the faculty this semester as a new assistant professor of landscape design in the horticultural science department. 

Dec 10, 2009

Hidden Histories

Judy Kertész is co-curator of “IndiVisible: African-Native American Lives in the Americas” – a new exhibit at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) in Washington, D.C. 

Dec 9, 2009

Jeff Owen

Forestry extension specialist can discuss Christmas tree production, fertility and business management. Read more about this expert.