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Stories From Oct 2011

Oct 31, 2011

Former Alumni Association Head Dies

Bryce R. Younts, who led the NC State Alumni Association through a period of unprecedented growth as its executive director for more than 26 years, died Saturday. 

Oct 31, 2011

NC State to Hold 6th Annual CPR Challenge Nov. 18

What: The North Carolina State University community and the general public are invited to take the CPR challenge and earn first aid or CPR certification from the American Red Cross. Instructors will offer classes in […] 

Oct 31, 2011

Academic Science Forums Nov. 1-4

The academic science task force has scheduled four open forums across campus to gather your input, including a new session on Centennial Campus. 

Oct 31, 2011

Water Flow: A Picture’s Worth More Than A Thousand Words

 Sometimes a picture can save time and money — and that’s worth more than a thousand words.   From mitigating flood damage to managing water resources during a drought, tracking water flow is important. But […] 

Oct 30, 2011

Diving in

NC State's Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures and the US Army are expanding a project that offers intensive foreign language training to ROTC cadets and other students. Starting in January, active-duty soldiers will begin studying at Ft. Bragg and, later, on campus. 

Oct 27, 2011

What Lives Under Your Bed?

Unknown creatures are lurking in the dark corners of your house, even under the bed. Biologist Rob Dunn wants to shine a light on them.  

Oct 27, 2011

NC State, Wake Forest, Collaborate to Bring Stem Cell Therapies to Humans, Animals

A new partnership between North Carolina State University and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center will make regenerative medical treatments more quickly available to both human and animal patients. NC State’s Center for Comparative Medicine and […] 

Oct 27, 2011

NC State Expert Offers Insight On E. coli Outbreak

An outbreak of pathogenic E. coli is currently affecting at least 9 individuals in North Carolina. This pathogen can cause nausea, diarrhea (sometimes bloody), vomiting and can result in long-term health consequences. Dr. Ben Chapman, […] 

Oct 27, 2011

Flu Version 2.0

Every year, it seems the CDC warns us about a new flu variety, bandying about names that seem more like grid locations in a game of Battleship than actual descriptions:  H1N1, H2N1, and now H5N1 […] 

Oct 27, 2011

Thrall Honored for Radiology Research

Dr. Don Thrall, professor in the molecular biomedical science department, received a lifetime achievement award from the American College of Veterinary Radiology.