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Stories From 2011

Dec 16, 2011

Trivial Pursuits: The Abstract’s 2011 Quiz

The Abstract staff will be taking off for a couple of weeks to prepare for 2012. In an attempt to amuse and entertain ourselves you, we’ve pulled together a quick quiz on some of the […] 

Dec 16, 2011

From Superbugs To Supernovas: Research Highlights From 2011

From research in antibiotic use and superbugs, which could help us address a global medical challenge, to a supernova finding that solved a millennia-old stellar mystery, 2011 was an exciting year for research at North […] 

Dec 15, 2011

Feral Pigs In (Outdoor) Space

Roaming feral pigs have established populations in 37 of our 50 states, causing an estimated $800 million in damage annually. And they may be sharing much more than just space with their domesticated brethren. Feral […] 

Dec 15, 2011

From Superbugs to Supernovas

NC State scientists made headlines in 2011 for major discoveries. Learn who advanced the study of superbugs, who solved a stellar mystery nearly 2,000 years old and much more.  

Dec 14, 2011

OIT Launches New Antivirus Software

New antivirus software is available for faculty, staff and students. The Office of Information Technology will begin releasing Trend Micro OfficeScan Version 10.6 to campus today. 

Dec 14, 2011

First attempts, lasting impressions for engineering freshmen

Each year, freshman engineering majors compete at Freshmen Engineering Design Day. The end-of-semester event rewards persistence, teamwork and creativity. 

Dec 14, 2011

NC State To Hold Commencement Ceremonies Dec. 17

North Carolina State University will confer more than 3,400 degrees on graduating students during its fall commencement exercises, beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 17, in the RBC Center in Raleigh. Media coverage is welcomed. […] 

Dec 14, 2011

Winning Ways

When an NC State colleague nominates you for an award, you're doing something right. When faculty and students line up to rave about you, you're Hermine Kabbendjian, winner of the Governor’s Award for Excellence.  

Dec 14, 2011

Helping Museums Pursue Interactive Technology

In an attempt to better engage and educate the public about everything from space exploration to art history, museums are becoming increasingly interactive. But many museums lack the resources or expertise to take full advantage […] 

Dec 14, 2011

Four Named IEEE Fellows

Four NC State engineering professors have been named 2012 fellows of IEEE, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.