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Stories From Jul 2011

Jul 29, 2011

SBP July 28th: Budget questions?

Meeting the Co-Director of Government Relations for Student Government and learn a little about the budget cuts. 

Jul 29, 2011

Memorial Held for Gregg Curator Ennis

Dr. Lynn Jones Ennis, associate director and curator of the collection at the Gregg Museum of Art and Design, died Tuesday in Raleigh. She was 58. 

Jul 28, 2011

Rural Sociologist Wimberley Dies

Rural sociologist Ron Wimberley, a faculty member for 40 years, has died. Colleagues plan to hold a campus memorial service, which has not yet been scheduled. 

Jul 27, 2011

Real Research, Real Results

From eradicating bed bugs to programming bandages, research at NC State produces results with real impact. 

Jul 27, 2011

Four Win Development Awards

Four people associated with NC State won awards at the National Agricultural Alumni and Development Association conference recently in Lubbock, Texas. 

Jul 27, 2011

Pirates of the Paleolithic

Avast, ye scurvy Homo erectus! An NC State geologist explains evidence that early humans took to the sea more than 100,000 years sooner than previously thought. 

Jul 27, 2011

What Do Bees See? And How Do We Know?

I was reading a children’s book about insects to my daughter recently, and it said that bees see colors differently than humans do. My daughter immediately asked, in short succession: “What colors do they see? […] 

Jul 27, 2011

McKimmon Center Partially Open

The McKimmon Center has reopened following a small fire Tuesday morning, although some meeting rooms are closed for cleaning because of smoke damage. 

Jul 26, 2011

SBP July 26th: Coaches’ Corner

Big update for the Coaches' Corner at NC State. 

Jul 26, 2011

Severin Named ACE Fellow

English professor Laura Severin has been selected as one of 50 fellows at the American Council on Education for the 2011-12 academic year.