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Stories From Mar 2010

Mar 18, 2010

E-Publishing Kindles Sales

Author and NC State lecturer Elisa Lorello published a book, titled Faking It, on Kindle through Amazon.com and saw sales surge. 

Mar 18, 2010

Dr. Larry Silverberg

With March Madness upon us, Dr. Larry Silverberg, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, can discuss the science behind the free throw. Read more about this expert. 

Mar 18, 2010

Big-Time Byline

For NC State graduate student Benjamin Wheeler, publishing in Nature is a study in serendipity. 

Mar 17, 2010

A Fond Farewell

On Tuesday, NC State will hold a farewell reception to honor Chancellor Jim Woodward's service and dedication to the university. The event is open to the public and will begin at 4 p.m. in Talley Student Center. In advance of the celebration, Woodward reflected on his return to campus, and more. 

Mar 16, 2010

NC State Experts Can Address ‘No Child Left Behind’ Overhaul

North Carolina State University researchers can help explain the impact an overhaul of “No Child Left Behind” may have on the nation’s K-12 schools. President Barack Obama and Congress are debating a plan to overhaul […] 

Mar 15, 2010

NC State Engineer to Receive Army Award for Research Countering Roadside Bombs

A North Carolina State University engineer has received the U.S. Army Commander’s Award for Public Service for research that has helped American forces remotely counter roadside bombs, efforts that have saved hundreds of soldiers’ lives […] 

Mar 15, 2010

Reaching Out

From educating Tlingit schoolchildren in Alaska to exploring health-care issues in the Dominican Republic, NC State students are continuing the university's legacy of Spring Break service on a national and international level. See how our students are changing the world this week - one day at a time. 

Mar 15, 2010

NC State University College of Textiles Holds 8th Annual Research Open House

For use by the media as calendar-of-events items or for information What: Industry representatives interested in learning and discussing research directions for the College of Textiles are invited to attend the North Carolina State University’s […] 

Mar 15, 2010

Wealth Buys Health – Even In China

Studies in the United States have long shown that rich people tend to be healthier than poor people, and that this “health gap” between the haves and have-nots gets worse as people get older. But […] 

Mar 11, 2010

NC State Named Top 5 Green School in Southeast

North Carolina State University has been named one of the Top 5 Greenest Schools in the Southeast by Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine. The March issue recognizes NC State for its aggressive commitment to a more […]