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Stories From Jul 2010

Jul 29, 2010

Changes to Support Fundraising

Two upcoming changes will support fundraising to build NC State’s endowment and align the university with practices across the country. 

Jul 29, 2010

Bilderback to Direct Arboretum

Dr. Ted Bilderback, a horticultural science professor, has been named director of the J.C. Raulston Arboretum. 

Jul 29, 2010

Grants Support Green Jobs Training

NC State received grants totaling $1.7 million from the North Carolina Energy Office to provide undergraduate and graduate students with hands-on experience and training for jobs in the state’s energy economy, including “green-energy” fields. 

Jul 29, 2010

NC State Expert: Oil Spill Not Likely to Reach N.C.

As the disaster in the Gulf continues to unfold, the southeastern U.S. is preparing for the potential economic  and environmental repercussions should the oil reach its shores. Fortunately, current models indicate that the N.C. coastline […] 

Jul 29, 2010

Eat Lunch to Stop Hunger

Here’s your chance to do something meaningful to stop hunger around the world: eat lunch. You can sample a Stop Hunger Now meal and support the Million Meals effort. 

Jul 28, 2010

Barlaz Named Department Head

Dr. Morton Barlaz has been named head of the Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering. 

Jul 28, 2010

King Wins Educator Award

Dr. Russell King, professor of industrial and systems engineering, won the 2010 Albert G. Holzman Distinguished Educator Award from the Institute of Industrial Engineers. 

Jul 28, 2010

Moon Rock Mystery

An Apollo 17 moon rock took one small step to its new home this week with help from NC State professor Chris Brown. Although there's a gap in the moon rock's history, its future looks bright.  

Jul 28, 2010

Making an Impact

NC State makes a greater contribution to the Triangle's economy than any other local college or university, say respondents to online polling conducted by the Triangle Business Journal. Garnering 50% of the 1,424 votes, NC State easily distanced itself from second- and third-place finishers UNC-Chapel Hill (28%) and Duke University (15%). 

Jul 27, 2010

Who Buys What? Research Finds Clues To Marketing Innovation

Introducing innovative new products and ideas to the marketplace can be a tricky proposition. Sometimes they take off immediately (like the iPod) and sometimes they can take a while to garner consumer confidence (like the […]