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Stories From Apr 2011

Apr 22, 2011

Smart Transformers Among Top 10 Emerging Technologies

Note: This post was guest-authored by Nate DeGraff, of NC State’s College of Engineering. The smart solid-state transformers being developed by the NSF FREEDM Systems Center at North Carolina State University have been named to […] 

Apr 21, 2011

Earth Day: Global Research Challenges

For more than 40 years, Earth Day has been a call to arms to appreciate and protect our natural environment. In order to accomplish that mission, we must first understand the challenges threatening our environmental health and sustainability. 

Apr 21, 2011

Hondros’ Work on Display

The Gregg Museum of Art & Design announced that selected photographs by Chris Hondros are on display in the Bryan Room through next Wednesday. 

Apr 21, 2011

NC State To Dedicate New Terry Center Animal Hospital May 6

North Carolina State University will dedicate the Randall B. Terry, Jr., Companion Animal Veterinary Medical Center on May 6. The 110,000-square-foot addition will more than double the current size of NC State’s Small Animal Veterinary […] 

Apr 21, 2011

Fornes to Retire

Raymond Fornes, associate dean for research and professor of physics in the College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, announced his retirement effective June 1. 

Apr 21, 2011

2011 Faculty Award Winners

The NC State Alumni Association honors faculty who excel in the classroom, in the laboratory and in the field. 

Apr 21, 2011

Latest on Health Plan Changes

In an update posted April 20, the Benefits Office said it might have to move quickly to initiate open enrollment if the Senate and Gov. Perdue do not resolve their differences and come to agreement on proposed changes to the State Health Plan (SHP). 

Apr 21, 2011

NC State Alum Chris Hondros Killed In Libya

Getty Images has generously allowed NC State to display selected photographs by alumnus Chris Hondros, who was killed in Libya on April 20, 2011. The death of Hondros, a war photographer, has drawn international media […] 

Apr 21, 2011

Acclaimed Photographer Mourned

The death of war photographer Chris Hondros, an NC State alumnus, has drawn international media coverage.