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Dec 8, 2011

Why We Need to Pull These Films off the Shelf: Educational Films In The United States (Part III)

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Skip Elsheimer, also known as the A/V Geek, a graduate of NC State who has an archive of over 24,000 educational films, many of which he has […] 

Dec 7, 2011

Two Dean Searches Planned

NC State will move forward with national searches for deans of the College of Natural Resources and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Provost Warwick Arden announced. 

Dec 7, 2011

Nominate a Colleague for Larkins Award

If you know an NC State employee who's helping improve human and race relations in the workplace or community, nominate your colleague for the 2012 John R. Larkins Award. 

Dec 7, 2011

Williams Named Distinguished Scientist

Dr. Laurie Williams, professor of computer science, has been honored as a 2011 Distinguished Scientist by the Association for Computing Machinery. 

Dec 7, 2011

Why Educational Films Matter: Educational Films In The United States (Part II)

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Marsha Orgeron, an associate professor of film studies at NC State and co-editor of “Learning With The Lights Off: Educational Film In The United States.” This is […] 

Dec 6, 2011

Centennial Campus to Add Student Housing

NC State has broken ground for Centennial Campus Apartments, scheduled to open in 2013. 

Dec 6, 2011

If Your Family Tree is a Straight Line …

Incest is best – or is at least very acceptable – for bedbugs looking to colonize new areas, according to new research from NC State entomologists Coby Schal, Ed Vargo and Warren Booth. The research, […] 

Dec 6, 2011

The Science of Santa

Don't believe in Santa? NC State’s Dr. Larry Silverberg can explain the science and engineering principles that allow Santa to pull off his magical feat year after year. 

Dec 6, 2011

Freelon to Fine Arts Commission

President Obama has appointed architect Phil Freelon, an NC State alumnus and member of the Board of Trustees, to the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts. 

Dec 6, 2011

The Way We Learned: Educational Films In The United States (Part I)

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Devin Orgeron, an associate professor of film studies at NC State and co-editor of “Learning With The Lights Off: Educational Film In The United States.” This is […]