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Stories From 2010

Dec 13, 2010

Dispatches From The North Pole: How Santa Gets Around

Editor’s Note: This is the third in a series of occasional dispatches from Dr. Larry Silverberg, a researcher at NC State who is leading a visiting scholars program at Santa’s Workshop-North Pole Labs (NPL). Dr. […] 

Dec 13, 2010

Advising Program for Athletes Earns Certification

NC State’s Academic Support Program for Student-Athletes has earned national certification following a self-study and outside review. 

Dec 10, 2010

Engineering Hall of Fame Inducts Baliga

Dr. B. Jayant Baliga has been inducted into the 2010 class of the Electronic Design Engineering Hall of Fame. 

Dec 10, 2010

The Real Law and Order

On Dec. 7, some of the nation’s top forensics experts participated in the 3rd annual NC State Forensic Science Symposium. The symposium, which draws law enforcement professionals from around the state, puts the latest industry […] 

Dec 9, 2010

Building Tradition, One Brick at a Time

If you had to take an exam focused on NC State's storied history and one-of-a-kind traditions - like the annual Krispy Kreme Challenge - would you pass? If not, leaf through The Brick, a student-run publication full of fun facts and information about our university. 

Dec 9, 2010

5 Questions with the Provost

Find out what's on the mind and to-do list of Dr. Warwick Arden following his selection as the university's chief academic officer.  

Dec 8, 2010

A Gift of More Time

Think of it as a belated holiday gift, courtesy of the State of North Carolina. Vacation hours increase slightly for full-time SPA employees in 2011 as part of the state’s effort to offer more competitive benefits. 

Dec 8, 2010

Santa Taps Technology

A team of researchers finds out why Santa Claus has attained near mythic status as a Christmas icon. Take a look at the science of Santa. 

Dec 8, 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. 

Dec 8, 2010

Milk, Bread, Researchers: Stocking Up On Disaster Experts

September 11. The Gulf oil spill. Earthquakes in Haiti and Chile. The 2004 tsunami. Given the stakes involved, you would think that research into hazards and disasters (H&D) would be teeming with hordes of young […]