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Stories From Sep 2010

Sep 21, 2010

New Research Improves Ability To Detect Malware in Cloud-Computing Systems

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed new software that offers significantly enhanced security for cloud-computing systems. The software is much better at detecting viruses or other malware in the “hypervisors” that are critical […] 

Sep 20, 2010

Study: Privacy Key Obstacle To Adopting Electronic Health Records

The United States could achieve significant health care savings if it achieved widespread adoption of electronic health records (EHRs), but insufficient privacy protections are hindering public acceptance of the EHR concept, according to a new […] 

Sep 17, 2010

It’s the Economy, Professor

NC State helps North Carolina create jobs to speed the economic recovery with the launch of a new research Springboard. 

Sep 17, 2010

NC State Launches “Springboard” to Job Creation

North Carolina State University has promised by 2012 to double the number of startup companies it launches each year, creating much-needed jobs for workers statewide. NC State’s new innovation “hub,” called the Springboard Innovation Partnership […] 

Sep 17, 2010

Dobek to Lead Greek Advisory Group

The Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors will recognize the work of Shelly Brown Dobek, associate director of Greek life, this December. 

Sep 17, 2010

Garden Expert Back on Air

Gardeners can look forward to spending a half-hour indoors this fall. “In the Garden with Bryce Lane,”  hosted by an NC State expert, has returned to WUNC-TV for its eighth season. 

Sep 16, 2010

Pristine Rainforests are “Biogeochemical Reactors;” Produce Fuel for Rainclouds

A multinational team that includes a North Carolina State University researcher has found another piece of the atmospheric puzzle surrounding the effects of aerosol particles on climate change. Their findings will contribute to our ability […] 

Sep 16, 2010

Wall Street Journal Ranks Engineering 15th

The College of Engineering was ranked 15th among the nation’s engineering schools by recruiters in a study published in the Wall Street Journal Sept. 13. 

Sep 16, 2010

Dedicated to Progress

NC State dedicated a new 248,000-square-foot Engineering Building III on Centennial Campus. It was an occasion for celebrating and reminiscing about how the program has evolved. 

Sep 15, 2010

Figuring It Out

When sophomore Andie Mitchell heard about a late-breaking $750 tuition increase, she called financial aid for help. In two weeks, staff members recalculated grant, scholarship and loan information to help almost 8,000 Wolfpack students, including Mitchell, pay for school.