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Dec 7, 2010

Wolfpack Walmart Run

What do holiday shopping and football have in common? Fierce competition. But kids were the winners when Wolfpack players took to the aisles to see who could run up the biggest total for Toys for Tots.  

Dec 7, 2010

Felder Wins Global Education Award

Dr. Richard M. Felder, professor emeritus of chemical engineering, has won a 2010 Global Award for Excellence in Engineering Education from the International Federation of Engineering Education Societies. 

Dec 7, 2010

Orr to Lead Emergency Planning Committee

Candy Orr, safety and health coordinator for NC State’s field laboratories, has been elected vice chair of the Wake County Local Emergency Planning Committee. 

Dec 6, 2010

NC State Holds Forensic Science Symposium for National and State Law Enforcement

North Carolina State University will hold its third annual forensic science symposium –including presentations of cutting-edge crime scene investigation technology and techniques – on Tuesday, Dec. 7, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the […] 

Dec 6, 2010

Sunshine State of Mind

NC State has accepted a bid to play No. 22 West Virginia in the 2010 Champs Sports Bowl at Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium in Orlando on Dec. 28. Kickoff is scheduled for 6:30 p.m., with a limited allocation of tickets currently available to Wolfpack Club members and NC State fans. 

Dec 6, 2010

Dispatches From The North Pole: The Science of Santa’s Sleigh

Editor’s Note: This is the second 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 3, 2010

Arden Named Provost


 

Dec 3, 2010

Meet Your Guide to Good Health

The 125,000 members of the Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) have a new national president and leader - NC State sophomore industrial engineering major Claire Lucas ('13), who aims to help better prepare students for careers in the booming health-care industry. 

Dec 3, 2010

NASA’s Arsenic Thingy: What It Is, Why It Matters

In case you missed it, NASA announced Dec. 2 that researchers have discovered the first organism that can survive and reproduce using arsenic – an extremely toxic element. First things first: it is NOT extraterrestrial […] 

Dec 3, 2010

Check Out These Holiday Books

If books are on your holiday shopping list or you’re making a reading list for vacation, the NCSU Libraries can help.  The Best Book I Read This Year blog  includes reading suggestions and reviews from faculty, library staff, students and others.