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Stories From Feb 2012

Feb 23, 2012

Faculty Hiring Program Under Way

NC State will recruit more than three dozen new faculty through the Chancellor's Faculty Excellence program. 

Feb 23, 2012

New Look at Diverse Families

Top family life educators at ECU have a new book for students and professionals who work with diverse families. 

Feb 23, 2012

Putting Bells in the Tower

Alum Matthew Craig Robbins is leading efforts to bring the Belltower designers' vision to life, starting with real bells. 

Feb 23, 2012

Don’t Go Changin’

The more things change, the more they stay the same. Unless you’re in a relationship with a bird. In research published last week in PLoS ONE, NC State post-doctoral researcher Carlos Botero shows that levels […] 

Feb 23, 2012

Yingling Receives NSF Career Award

Dr. Yaroslava G. Yingling, assistant professor of materials science and engineering, will use a Faculty Early Career Development Award from the National Science Foundation to study DNA-functionalized surfaces. 

Feb 23, 2012

Project Aims To Improve HIV/AIDS Prevention Materials For African-American Women

African-American women make up a disproportionate number of HIV/AIDS cases in the United States. Researchers from North Carolina State University are trying to change that, leading a National Science Foundation project aimed at developing HIV/AIDS […] 

Feb 22, 2012

NC State Chancellor Woodson Will Visit Eastern North Carolina

North Carolina State University Chancellor Randy Woodson will tour eastern North Carolina on Thursday, Feb. 23 and Friday, Feb. 24 to discuss how NC State research, extension and economic development efforts make a difference in […] 

Feb 22, 2012

Attarian Named to Conservation Post

Dr. Aram Attarian has been selected as the American Alpine Club's  conservation ambassador for the Southern Appalachian Section. 

Feb 22, 2012

Stem Cell Therapies for Paralyzed Pooches

Meet Tobi – a six-year-old cocker spaniel whose hind legs are paralyzed. Tobi is one of the first participants in and beneficiaries of a clinical trial to test stem cell treatments for paralysis. NC State […] 

Feb 22, 2012

World of Warcraft Boosts Cognitive Functioning In Some Older Adults

For some older adults, the online video game World of Warcraft (WoW) may provide more than just an opportunity for escapist adventure. Researchers from North Carolina State University have found that playing WoW actually boosted […]