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Stories From Apr 2011

Apr 29, 2011

NC State Hosts Science Olympiad April 30

North Carolina State University will host more than 2,500 of the state’s best and brightest middle- and high-school students at the North Carolina Science Olympiad (NCSO) on April 30. The competitive events will include launching […] 

Apr 29, 2011

Bringing Animal – and Human – Medicine into the 21st Century

Coming in at 110,000-square-feet, the NC State Terry Center will be one of the largest, most technologically advanced veterinary facilities in the country. 

Apr 29, 2011

Earthwise Winners Recognized

The Campus Environmental Sustainability Team presented Earthwise awards this week to a faculty member, staff member and student for championing environmentally sound practices on campus. 

Apr 28, 2011

Events Mark CAM Raleigh Opening

A weekend of free admission and special programs mark the grand opening of CAM Raleigh, a museum for contemporary art and design in Raleigh’s historic Warehouse District. 

Apr 28, 2011

Belltower Feeling Its Age

The Belltower stands tall but the iconic structure is starting to feel its age. Find out what's wrong. 

Apr 28, 2011

Engineers Without Borders

Engineering students Ross Varin and Megan Smithmyer went to Sierra Leone to find ways to help supply clean drinking water. They returned with new plans for their careers. 

Apr 28, 2011

Chancellor on Final Strategic Plan

Chancellor Randy Woodson gives highlights of the final version of the university's strategic plan and outlines the next steps in implementing it.  

Apr 27, 2011

Smart Grid is Top Technology

The smart solid-state transformer being developed by the NSF FREEDM Systems Center at NC State has been named to MIT Technology Review’s 2011 list of the world’s 10 most important emerging technologies. 

Apr 27, 2011

Math Makes a Difference

The American Mathematical Society (AMS) has named the NC State's Department of Mathematics one of two winners of its 2011 "Mathematics Programs that Make a Difference" award. 

Apr 27, 2011

Stats Prof Wins NSF Career Award

Yichao Wu, assistant professor in the Department of Statistics, has received an Early Career Development Award, more commonly known as a Career Award, from the National Science Foundation.