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Stories From Apr 2011

Apr 27, 2011

Gorman to Head Chemistry

Dr. Christopher Gorman has been selected to serve as chair of the Department of Chemistry effective July 1 

Apr 27, 2011

Tornado Volunteers Needed

Put on your work boots. NC State is organizing a service project this Saturday, April 30, to help people recovering from the recent tornadoes. 

Apr 27, 2011

Annual Enrollment Delayed

State Health Plan (SHP) officials have decided to delay annual enrollment while Gov. Perdue and the General Assembly work to find common ground on proposed legislation that could make significant changes to the health plan. 

Apr 27, 2011

North Carolina State University Selects Park Scholars

North Carolina State University has selected 45 Park Scholars for fall 2011. The prestigious awards are valued at about $80,000 for North Carolina residents and $136,000 for out-of-state students. Winners were selected from a pool […] 

Apr 27, 2011

Poetry Out Loud

Listen to the winners of the 2011 NC State poetry contest read their works on the NCSU Libraries website. 

Apr 27, 2011

Bright Ideas Shine at eGames

The 2011 eGames gave the world a sneak peek at new products and innovations created by NC State students. 

Apr 27, 2011

Less is More: Researchers Pinpoint Graphene’s Varying Conductivity Levels

Did you know that pencil lead may just end up changing the world? Graphene is the material from which graphite, the core of your No. 2 pencil, is made. It is also the latest “wonder […] 

Apr 26, 2011

Wetlands: Cleaning Stormwater, Killing Blood-Suckers

Developers most often use “wet ponds” to minimize stormwater runoff pollution at new real-estate developments. Now they may have to start rethinking their options. Research shows that building wetlands does a better job than wet […] 

Apr 26, 2011

Four NC State Faculty Will Receive Prestigious Holladay Medals

The North Carolina State University Board of Trustees will award the Alexander Quarles Holladay Medal for Excellence to four faculty members in recognition of their outstanding careers at NC State. The Holladay Medal is the […] 

Apr 26, 2011

Bye-Bye Balance Sheet

Textiles professor Helmut Hergeth uses a board game to help students visualize accounting principles.