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Stories From Feb 2011

Feb 23, 2011

5 Questions with Juan Williams

Author and commentator Juan Williams has strong opinions about the most inspiring leaders of the civil rights movement. See if you agree in this preview of Williams' March 3 keynote speech. 

Feb 23, 2011

Staff Senate Nominations Due March 1

NC State’s Staff Senate, an advisory group that represents more than 5,000 employees, is looking for nominees for the upcoming election. Online nominations will be accepted through noon on March 1. 

Feb 23, 2011

B-E-E there: Spellers Compete on Campus

Remember how your knees knocked as you stood in front of your whole class, trying to spell "angst" or "erudite" ? Come cheer on the next generation of logophiles (word lovers) this Saturday when the Wake County Spelling Bee comes to campus. 

Feb 23, 2011

Alma Mater Honors Felder

Dr. Richard M. Felder, chemical and biomolecular engineering professor, has won the City College of New York’s top award for engineering and computer science alumni. 

Feb 22, 2011

Together We Can

Wolfpack fans can help a statewide residential magnet school shatter a Guinness world record by donating canned food during Saturday's NC State-Georgia Tech men's hoops matchup at the RBC Center. 

Feb 22, 2011

Liquid Metal Key to Simpler Creation of Electrodes for Microfluidic Devices

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a faster, easier way to create microelectrodes, for use in microfluidic devices, by using liquid metal. Microfluidic devices manipulate small amounts of fluid and have a wide […] 

Feb 21, 2011

Zuiches Announces Retirement

Dr. James J. Zuiches, vice chancellor for the Office of Extension, Engagement, and Economic Development at North Carolina State University, announced his plan to retire no later than Dec. 31, 2011. Zuiches became vice chancellor […] 

Feb 21, 2011

Rowland Receives Public Service Award

Sharon Runion Rowland, executive director of the NC Cooperative Extension Service Foundation, received the Gordon P. Allen Award for Public Service for her role in creating Camp Challenge, a summer camp for high-achieving, low-resource students from across the state. 

Feb 21, 2011

All-Around Champions

Atlantic Coast Conference commissioner John Swofford announced Friday that three NC State student-athletes, including senior gymnast Brittany Vontz, have been selected to receive the Weaver-James-Corrigan Award, given to student-athletes who have performed with distinction in competition, in the classroom and in the community. 

Feb 18, 2011

Manley Curates Chicago Exhibition

Roger Manley, director of the Gregg Museum of Art and Design, recently guest curated an exhibition for Intuit, the Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art, in Chicago.