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Stories From Jan 2010

Jan 15, 2010

Following the Glow: NC State Researchers Use ‘Fluorescent Fish’ to Study Gene Function

Researchers at North Carolina State University are using fluorescent fish as a molecular “beacon” to study the early stages of animal development. The researchers focused their attention on a gene – known as Sp2 – […] 

Jan 15, 2010

Howling for Haiti

Emboldened by a mindset of global service and humanitarian aid, NC State students have rallied the campus community around efforts to assist Haitian residents, helping to provide resources to a country where water and food are scarce and rescue efforts continue at a frantic pace. 

Jan 15, 2010

NC State, Philanthropy Journal Expand Resources For Nonprofits

North Carolina State University’s Institute for Nonprofits is incorporating the nationally recognized Philanthropy Journal as its newest program, effective this month. The move helps the Journal and the institute move forward on their shared goal […] 

Jan 14, 2010

In Memoriam: Mark Sosower

Dr. Mark Sosower, distinguished professor of classics, passed away on Dec. 27 following a heart attack. 

Jan 14, 2010

Nonwovens Director Honored

Dr. Behnam Pourdeyhimi, executive director of the Nonwovens Institute,  received an award for lifetime technical achievement from INDA, the association of the nonwoven fabrics industry. 

Jan 14, 2010

Employees Organize Food Drives

The staff at the NCSU Libraries helped make it possible for the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina to deliver more than 14,000 meals to people in need in the state. 

Jan 14, 2010

Wolfram Honored

The Linguistic Society of America honored Dr. Walt Wolfram with its prestigious Linguistics, Language and the Public Award at its 84th annual meeting in Baltimore, Md. 

Jan 14, 2010

Klaenhammer Named AAAS Fellow

Dr. Todd R. Klaenhammer, distinguished university professor, has been elected a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences (AAAS), the world’s largest scientific society and publisher of the journal Science

Jan 14, 2010

Teamwork Helps Job Seekers

Laurie Textor, EPA personnel coordinator in Human Resources Information Management, was honored for her role in organizing a televised call-in program in June that provided job search advice and assistance to more than 1,000 Triangle residents. 

Jan 14, 2010

Top 10, Again

Financial magazine Kiplinger picked NC State as the 10th best value among public universities for providing an excellent education at an affordable price.