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Stories From Apr 2012

Apr 30, 2012

Retirement Conference Planned

The Association of Retirement Organizations in Higher Education will hold its 10th anniversary conference in the Triangle Oct. 21-24 at the Carolina Inn in Chapel Hill. 

Apr 30, 2012

Green Awards Galore For NC State

NC State's commitment to sustainability took center stage last week as faculty, staff and students were honored. Meet the award-winners. 

Apr 30, 2012

Graduation Year Drives Facebook Connections for College Grads

Are you connected to college friends on Facebook? Research from North Carolina State University shows that these social networks tend to form around graduation year or university housing – rather than other interests. 

Apr 27, 2012

Using Ants to Map Patterns of Diversity

They account for more than 80 percent of Earth’s species, but insects merit little respect in either conservation or global diversity studies. NC State biology professor Rob Dunn and postdoc Michael Weiser, along with Benoit […] 

Apr 27, 2012

NC State Hosts Science Olympiad April 28

North Carolina State University will host more than 2,500 of the state’s best and brightest middle- and high-school students at the North Carolina Science Olympiad on Saturday, April 28. In competitive events, students will launch […] 

Apr 27, 2012

Open Candidate Forums Planned

Four candidates for the position of vice chancellor for academic and student affairs will be interviewed on campus beginning next week. 

Apr 26, 2012

Prosthetic Pioneer Zeus Dies

Zeus, a Siberian husky who received a prosthetic leg at NC State last year, died of liver failure April 12. He was 6. 

Apr 26, 2012

Bristol Named ACE Fellow

Dr. David Bristol, associate dean and director of academic affairs in the College of Veterinary Medicine, has been named an American Council on Education Fellow for the academic year 2012-13. 

Apr 26, 2012

Thakur Receives Sigma Xi Award

Dr. Sid Thakur is a recipient of a 2012 Faculty Research Award presented by the NC State Chapter of Sigma Xi, the scientific research society. 

Apr 26, 2012

New College of Sciences Announced

NC State has announced plans for a new College of Sciences, which will include the physical and chemical sciences, the mathematical and statistical sciences, earth system sciences, and the biological sciences. Find out more.