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Nov 11, 2011

Rethinking the college classroom

Bob Beichner, a professor of physics, is working to replace the traditional lecture at the center of the traditional American classroom. 

Nov 11, 2011

NC State Honored for Guard, Reserve Support

Along with the iconic Belltower, a memorial to War War I soldiers, and a track record of producing generals, NC State is known for helping employees serve in the Guard and Reserve. 

Nov 10, 2011

Self-Assembling Patterns, Powered By Light

Researchers from NC State have developed a simple way to convert two-dimensional patterns into three-dimensional objects using only light. This demonstration video is pretty cool. An overview of the work is available here. The related […] 

Nov 10, 2011

Thank the Troops: Veterans Day Events

NC State will commemorate Veterans Day with several campus events. Here’s how you can get involved. 

Nov 10, 2011

Remembering Fallen Soldiers

Seeing the faces of more than 350 U.S. and Canadian soldiers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan brings home the human losses of war. Visit Vita Plume's "Fallen Soldiers" exhibit in Brooks Hall. 

Nov 10, 2011

Books on Demand

Learn how NC State’s Espresso Book Machine can turn a manuscript into a library-quality paperback in less time than it takes your coffee to get cold.  

Nov 10, 2011

Using Light, Researchers Convert 2-D Patterns Into 3-D Objects

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a simple way to convert two-dimensional patterns into three-dimensional (3-D) objects using only light. 

Nov 9, 2011

CALS Dean Johnny Wynne Announces Retirement

Dean Johnny C. Wynne of North Carolina State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences has announced his planned retirement, effective July 1, 2012. Wynne will retire after serving as College of Agriculture and Life […] 

Nov 9, 2011

Strolling Professor, Meet Swimming Retriever

The Strolling Professor has a new statuesque friend: the Swimming Retriever sculpture, dedicated last week. 

Nov 9, 2011

Food-Safety Expert Can Offer Tips For Thanksgiving

At Thanksgiving, small mistakes in the kitchen can lead to food-borne illness. Dr. Ben Chapman, food-safety specialist and assistant professor of family and consumer sciences at North Carolina State University, can offer suggestions to ensure […]