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Stories From May 2012

May 31, 2012

Bartonella: The Epidemic You’ve Never Heard Of, Part 2

This is the second installment of a three-part series on Bartonella, bacteria that are being linked to a wide variety of ailments – many of them chronic, and some of them life-threatening. In part one, […] 

May 31, 2012

Order Your GoPass in July

Faculty and staff are eligible to purchase a GoPass online at Transportation's website in early July for an annual $25 fee. 

May 31, 2012

QEP Steering Committee Appointed

Provost Warwick Arden has announced the appointment of the Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) steering committee and the launching of the new accreditation website to provide updates regarding the progress of the university's 10-year reaffirmation review by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). 

May 31, 2012

Mr. Wuf Tracked to Textiles

A sharp-eyed employee with the right answer and a bit of luck has won our "Where's the Wolf?" contest. Find out how she did it. 

May 30, 2012

Bartonella: The Epidemic You’ve Never Heard Of, Part 1

This is the first installment of a three-part series on Bartonella, bacteria that is being linked to a wide variety of ailments – many of them chronic, and some of them life-threatening. In part one, […] 

May 30, 2012

Attend Awards for Excellence Reception

Members of the NC State community are invited to attend the 2012 University Awards for Excellence reception 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, in the Talley Student Center ballroom. No RSVP or tickets are needed. 

May 29, 2012

Precision Matters: Measuring Young’s Modulus

When it comes to nanoscale devices, precision is important. By extension, anything that gives researchers more accurate measurements of the nanoscale materials that make up those devices is also important. That’s why it’s news when […] 

May 29, 2012

Researchers Aim to Reduce Food Safety Risk at Farmer’s Markets

Food-safety researchers at North Carolina State University are unveiling a website that offers guidance to farmer’s markets on how to reduce the risk of foodborne illness. The program is the first to rely on observational […] 

May 28, 2012

Ahead of Schedule

It's rare for an undergraduate to build a strong research record. 2012 alumnus Adam Keith did that and then some, earning a co-author's credit on a paper published in the prestigious journal Nature. 

May 24, 2012

Save on Poole Play

If you've ever dreamed of mastering the challenging Lonnie Poole Golf Course, now is the perfect time. The course is offering special monthly rates for faculty, staff and students.