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Stories From Mar 2011

Mar 18, 2011

NC State Experts Can Discuss Japan Nuclear Crisis

Media looking for information on a variety of topics surrounding the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant crisis can contact the following North Carolina State University experts: Nuclear reactor function and physics Nuclear engineer Dr. Paul […] 

Mar 17, 2011

Study Finds More Efficient Means Of Creating, Arranging Carbon Nanofibers

Carbon nanofibers hold promise for technologies ranging from medical imaging devices to precise scientific measurement tools, but the time and expense associated with uniformly creating nanofibers of the correct size has been an obstacle – […] 

Mar 17, 2011

Upgrade Your Online Teaching

Ready to upgrade your online teaching skills? March 31 is the deadline to apply for the Teaching and Learning with Technology Summer Institute for faculty. 

Mar 16, 2011

Behind the Fashions

Of the 16 designers competing at Charleston Fashion Week, three represent NC State. Go behind the scenes as the designers prepare for the runway. 

Mar 16, 2011

Chakrabortty Receives NSF Career Award

Dr. Aranya Chakrabortty, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, has received a National Science Foundation Career Award to support his research on power grids. 

Mar 16, 2011

Going Nuclear: Putting Some Media Coverage Into Perspective

Note: This is a guest piece written by Steve Skutnik, a Ph.D. candidate in nuclear engineering at NC State. Among other things, Skutnik is a regular contributor to the nuclear engineering blog The Neutron Economy, […] 

Mar 16, 2011

Study Shows Attendance At State Parks Grows, Even As Funding Decreases

A recent study from North Carolina State University shows that while the number of visits to state parks across the country has grown, fund support for park operations has been significantly reduced. The reduction in […] 

Mar 16, 2011

Fire It Up

The basketball is in your hands, the score is tied and time's running out. You're about 10 feet away from the basket on the right side of the court, just outside the free-throw lane. Before the clock hits 0:00, check out new research from NC State engineers that shows whether a direct shot or a bank shot has a better chance of scoring your team a postgame victory celebration. 

Mar 16, 2011

Lowe Steps Down

A national search for the next men's head basketball coach is under way following the resignation of Sidney Lowe on Tuesday. 

Mar 15, 2011

Writing the Book on Scholarly Publishing

Dr. Tim Hatcher has helped write the book on scholarly publishing, complete with sections on working with journal editors, dealing with rejection and handling rewrites.