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Stories From Oct 2011

Oct 27, 2011

Westmoreland to Lead Engineering Society

Dr. Phillip R. Westmoreland, professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, has been elected president of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. 

Oct 27, 2011

Measurement Matters

A task force is pulling together the metrics that will be used for a comprehensive review of undergraduate and graduate programs. There's still time for your input.  

Oct 27, 2011

Researchers Use New Approach To Overcome Key Hurdle For Next-Generation Superconductors

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new computational approach to improve the utility of superconductive materials for specific design applications – and have used the approach to solve a key research obstacle […] 

Oct 26, 2011

SBP Oct 26: Response to vandalism on campus

(this is another guest post by Student Government member Danielle Laundon) By now, most everyone knows about the vandalism that occurred outside the NC State GLBT center in Harrelson on Monday night. One picture in […] 

Oct 26, 2011

Watch the Talley Webcam

Get a bird’s eye view of progress on the Talley Student Center renovation with its live webcam feed. 

Oct 25, 2011

Floyd Receives Defense Award

Dr. Brian Floyd, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, has won a $300,000 Young Faculty Award from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). 

Oct 25, 2011

With or Without You

Virgin motherhood by a copperhead snake. Sperm storage for more than five years by an eastern diamondback rattlesnake before fertilization and motherhood. Reptile reproduction, to steal from Alice in Wonderland,  is getting curioser and curioser. […] 

Oct 25, 2011

NC State Project Focuses On Education For Foster Children

When children are placed in foster care, it often means a disruption in their education, as well as a change in living situation – which can hurt their educational performance. Now NC State researchers are […] 

Oct 24, 2011

Spontak Wins Professorship

Dr. Richard Spontak, chemical engineer and materials scientist, has been selected as the 2012 recipient of a professorship at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. 

Oct 24, 2011

Circadian Rhythm Linked to Skin Cancer in Mice

Score one for the siesta. When you’re hit with that afternoon energy lull, don’t head outside to find some sunlight to brighten your day. The same circadian rhythm that saps your afternoon energy also appears […]