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Stories From Dec 2011

Dec 26, 2011

A Look Back at 2011

Another active year is in the books at NC State. See how the Wolfpack made a global impact in 2011. 

Dec 22, 2011

Suits for Students

If you're cleaning out your closet over the holidays, set aside any suits or business attire you're ready to part with for a suit drive Jan. 4-5 to benefit students.
 

Dec 22, 2011

Powering Down for the Holidays

NC State's energy-saving holiday plans call for lowering temperature settings and turning off lights and office equipment. Here's how you can help. 

Dec 22, 2011

How Does Santa Do It?

It takes more than magic to get Santa into millions of homes on Christmas Eve. NC State professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering Dr. Larry Silverberg details the science behind St. Nicholas. 

Dec 21, 2011

Help Set a Record for Generosity

Would you like to help NC State set a record for helping others? The Wolfpack Gives Back effort is $1,557 from an all-time record for charitable donations to the State Employees Combined Campaign. 

Dec 20, 2011

Year in Review

NC State had a global impact in 2011, from the White House to Tahrir Square. Here's a look at some of the highlights.  

Dec 19, 2011

Cockroach Hookup Signal Could Benefit Endangered Woodpecker

A North Carolina State University discovery of the unique chemical composition of a cockroach signal – a “Let’s hook up” sex pheromone emitted by certain female wood cockroaches to entice potential mates – could have […] 

Dec 19, 2011

Book Examines Middle Eastern Christianity

Akram Fouad Khater, professor and director of Middle East studies, has written a new book about the history of Middle Eastern Christianity. 

Dec 19, 2011

NC State mints 3,400 new graduates

More than 3,400 new graduates received their degrees Saturday during fall commencement activities. The new alumni heard from keynote speaker Dr. Rajendra Pachauri, a Nobel Prize-winning climate scientist and NC State alumnus. 

Dec 19, 2011

Events Preceding the Helvetican Renaissance (Part V – Conclusion)

Editor’s Note: Readers of The Abstract are generally interested in research, science and technology. People that fall into that camp are often also devotees of science fiction. So, in a throw back to the serialized […]