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Stories From Jan 2012

Jan 30, 2012

From Lark to Legend

This Saturday, 7,700 runners will gather at the Memorial Belltower for the Krispy Kreme Challenge, a five-mile foot race during which runners consume a dozen doughnuts. The NC State tradition raises tens of thousands for the North Carolina Children's Hospital. 

Jan 30, 2012

What’s A Genotype? What’s A Phenotype? And Why Do I Care?

Genetics research is interesting stuff, and news stories about exciting new findings seem to crop up almost daily. But many people simply don’t have the vocabulary to understand what’s going on. “What is a genotype […] 

Jan 26, 2012

Pioneering Cat Receives Total Knee Replacement

A tough cancer survivor named Cyrano received a brand new knee Thursday at NC State, making him the first ever feline recipient of an osseointegrated knee implant. Cyrano is a 10-year-old tabby cat who was […] 

Jan 26, 2012

Feline First

Cyrano the cat is recovering at home following a high-tech knee replacement at NC State. Learn more about the pioneering surgery. 

Jan 26, 2012

Clark Named to Board of Trustees

Jimmy D. Clark, an engineering alumnus and business owner from Greensboro, has been appointed by Gov. Bev Perdue to the NC State Board of Trustees. 

Jan 25, 2012

Jimmy D. Clark Named to NC State Board of Trustees

Jimmy D. Clark has been appointed by Gov. Bev Perdue to the North Carolina State University Board of Trustees. He replaces Gayle Lanier, whose term has expired. Clark is owner and president of Guy M. […] 

Jan 25, 2012

New Life Insurance Options Offered

Check your mailbox at home for information about enhanced life insurance coverage for faculty and staff. 

Jan 25, 2012

Poetic Justice

Experience the first full performance of Poetic Portraits of a Revolution at Stewart Theatre on Tuesday. A team of young artists, including two NC State students, created the multimedia theatrical production after traveling to the Middle East last summer. 

Jan 25, 2012

Sweet Deals

If you’re bored with the chocolate-and-flowers approach to Valentine’s Day, set the stage for memories instead. Use your Wolfperks discounts for deals on performing arts tickets.  

Jan 25, 2012

Blondin Leads Physics Department

Astrophysicist John Blondin is the new head of the Department of Physics.