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Stories From 2010

Nov 12, 2010

NC State Names Innovation, Entrepreneurship Award Winners

North Carolina State University celebrated its achievements in innovation and entrepreneurship for 2010 – including 32 U.S. patents issued and four start-up companies launched – with the inaugural presentation of its Innovator of the Year […] 

Nov 12, 2010

Putting Education into Practice

Running for public office is not for the faint of heart of any age. But what if you're 21 years old, and a full-time, double-major, Dean's-list student? Meet NC State junior - and newly elected Wake County Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisor - Jenna Wadsworth. 

Nov 12, 2010

Leading the Pack

NC State students honored two of their own during halftime of Saturday's 38-3 win over Wake Forest, naming juniors Chandler Thompson and Sam Dennis as this year's Leader of the Pack award recipients, in recognition of their outstanding leadership, scholarship and community service contributions to the university. 

Nov 11, 2010

Trampled Underfoot

Most New Yorkers think of medians – islands in the middle of busy streets – as not much more than temporary respites from taxi- or bus-induced death. (I’m speaking from experience – I crossed Park […] 

Nov 11, 2010

NC State Police Honor Students Who Performed Life-Saving CPR

The North Carolina State University Police Department will hold a ceremony to honor three students who saved a fellow student’s life by performing CPR. Media are invited to attend the ceremony, which will be held […] 

Nov 11, 2010

NC State Homecoming Parade, Pep Rally Slated For Friday, Nov. 12

North Carolina State University will welcome back alumni and celebrate Homecoming with a parade on Hillsborough Street from 6 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 12, followed by a pep rally and concert on Harris […] 

Nov 11, 2010

Student Media Honored

NC State’s yearbook and literary magazine won top national honors, while students at WKNC radio took home awards for best deejay, regular program and student media Web site from the Associated Collegiate Press. 

Nov 11, 2010

Heartbeat Away

Quick thinking and CPR skills enabled a group of NC State students to help save the life of a runner who collapsed on Harris Field in September. The group will be honored at a ceremony on Friday. Find out how you can learn CPR on campus, too. 

Nov 11, 2010

Better Tunnel Vision

The strategic planning task force charged with promoting a healthy campus climate is on the front lines of the university's response to racially charged graffiti in the Free Expression Tunnel. They want your input. 

Nov 10, 2010

Book Examines Lost Promise of Frontier

History professor Craig Thompson Friend’s new book, Kentucke’s Frontiers, explains how fear and terror transformed the region’s early promise of an egalitarian life for all into a patriarchal society that favored white men.