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Stories From Aug 2010

Aug 27, 2010

Economists Honor Thurman

Dr. Walter Thurman has been named a 2010 fellow of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association. 

Aug 26, 2010

Education Reform: Racing to the Top

Education reform in North Carolina received a boost from the federal government this week, thanks to a partnership between the state and North Carolina State University. The U.S. Department of Education’s Race to the Top […] 

Aug 26, 2010

NC State’s 19th Dog Olympics To Feature Canine Paralympic Contests

What: North Carolina Sate University’s Dog Olympics is an annual charitable event organized by veterinary students that is open to dogs of all breeds, shapes and sizes. Medal events include athletic and non-athletic competitions such […] 

Aug 26, 2010

Q&A on Race to the Top

NC State played a key role in securing $400 million in education funding for the state of North Carolina through the federal Race to the Top program. Dr. Glenn Kleiman explains how the funds will impact North Carolina's 1.4 million students. 

Aug 26, 2010

Race to the Top

Education reform in North Carolina received a boost from the federal government this week, thanks to a partnership between the state and North Carolina State University. The U.S. Department of Education’s Race to the Top […] 

Aug 26, 2010

Living Legacy

Members of the Wolfpack family gathered at the new Coaches' Corner on Tuesday afternoon to remember the late Kay Yow and dedicate a bronze sculpture in her honor. The idea to memorialize Yow - NC State's women's basketball coach for 34 years - grew out of a student suggestion during campus elections. 

Aug 26, 2010

Stonebraker Elected Fellow

Dr. Jeffrey Stonebraker, assistant professor of business management,  has been elected as a charter fellow in the Society of Decision Professionals. 

Aug 26, 2010

Beasley Receives Research Award

The American Accounting Association honored professor Mark Beasley with its Distinguished Contributions to the Accounting Literature Award. 

Aug 25, 2010

The Microneedle And (Diagnosing) The Damage Done

A forthcoming paper from Faraday Discussions shows that scientists have been able to create hollow microneedles that can be used to inject quantum dots into skin. Quantum dots are emerging as powerful diagnostic tools for […] 

Aug 25, 2010

Living Legacy

Members of the Wolfpack family gathered at the new Coaches' Corner on Tuesday afternoon to remember the late Kay Yow and dedicate a bronze sculpture in her honor.