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Nov 19, 2009

In Memoriam: Robert Hambourger

Dr. Robert Hambourger, who retired this spring from the Department of Philosophy and Religion, died Sunday, Nov. 15. He was 65. 

Nov 19, 2009

In Memoriam: Paul Bredenberg

Dr. Paul Bredenberg died Sunday, Nov. 15, at  86. He had lived in Raleigh since 1950, where he raised a family, taught philosophy for 36 years and spearheaded a youth tennis program. 

Nov 19, 2009

Team Wins Again

Faculty members and graduate students in the Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences have been honored a second time for developing a food processing technology. 

Nov 19, 2009

Potts Honored

Lt. Rick Potts with Campus Police received the Servant Leader Award from the Department of Greek Life. Potts was recognized for building partnerships with fraternities and sororities. 

Nov 19, 2009

Beichner Prof of the Year

Physics professor Robert Beichner has been named North Carolina Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. 

Nov 19, 2009

Vet Rescues Animals

An NC State veterinarian has worked on 15 major puppy mill and animal hoarding cases in North Carolina. 

Nov 19, 2009

NC State Exceeds Goal

NC State exceeded its fundraising goal, contributing $542,000 to the State Employees Combined Campaign that supports charitable organizations across the state. 

Nov 19, 2009

PeopleSoft Enhancements

NC State and UNC at Chapel Hill have agreed to upgrade and operate financial and human resources systems in a collaboration to save money while improving the level of service to faculty and staff. 

Nov 19, 2009

NC State’s Beichner Receives National, Statewide Teaching Awards

It’s been a busy month for Dr. Robert Beichner, professor of physics and director of the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education Initiative at North Carolina State University. Cementing his reputation as an innovative […] 

Nov 19, 2009

N.C.’s Top Professor

NC State physics professor Robert Beichner has long been regarded as an expert not only in his field, but also as a teacher and a mentor with an uncanny ability to influence the lives and careers of his students and colleagues alike. His contributions to science education, from co-authoring a top-selling physics textbook to literally changing how our students are educated in the classroom, reach far beyond the boundaries of our own campus. Earlier today, Beichner was recognized for his efforts, and named North Carolina Professor of the Year by The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education [CASE].