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Stories From Aug 2011

Aug 29, 2011

Putting Research-Driven Teaching Tools In Schools – For Free

When John Begeny saw that an aspect of literacy education was getting scant attention in schools, he decided to research it. Then he used that research to develop an effective new tool for teachers, with […] 

Aug 29, 2011

Study: Simple Teaching Tool Boosts Student Reading Performance

Research from North Carolina State University shows that utilizing a freely available literacy tool results in significant advances in fundamental reading skills for elementary school students, without requiring schools to drastically overhaul existing programs. The […] 

Aug 26, 2011

Henderson Honored for Research

Dr. Karla Henderson, a parks, recreation and tourism management professor, received an honorary doctorate from a Canadian university in recognition of seminal research in leisure studies. 

Aug 26, 2011

SBP August 25: Google TalkBin

A new way to anonymously contact Student Government! Text 919-883-9039 

Aug 26, 2011

Send In The Ants

Editor’s Note: This guest post was written by David Hunt, of NC State’s News Services. I don’t want to alarm you, but you may have Camponotus americanus crawling around in your backyard. Or Tetramorium caespitum […] 

Aug 25, 2011

Trail of Ants Leads to Lab

The world's first ant census is under way at NC State. Find out how you can add some ants from your backyard to the ambitious collection. 

Aug 25, 2011

NC State Makes Best Workplace List

Employee ratings propelled NC State into the top 10 on a jobs website's list of best universities to work for.  

Aug 25, 2011

NC State Extends Chinese Classes to St. Augustine’s College

In a first for historically black colleges and universities, North Carolina State University’s Confucius Institute will extend its reach across Raleigh by opening a Confucius Classroom at St. Augustine’s College. The Confucius Classroom will provide […] 

Aug 25, 2011

Advances In Forensic Anthropology: Creating A Face

Note: This is the third of three posts outlining recent technological advances in forensic science, which were the focus of a workshop held earlier this month at NC State. The workshop, Advances In Forensic Anthropology, […] 

Aug 25, 2011

NC State Joins National Diversity Project

NC State will be part of a new national project to promote collaboration between international and diversity education initiatives on college campuses.

NC State Joins National Diversity Project