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Stories From Jun 2012

Jun 19, 2012

Lanier Returns to BOT

Gayle S. Lanier has been appointed by the UNC Board of Governors to the North Carolina State University Board of Trustees. 

Jun 18, 2012

Wynne Event a Win for CALS

Retiring Dean Johnny Wynne got some big surprises at his retirement celebration last week, including an innovation fund named in his honor. Find out how much donors gave in his name. 

Jun 18, 2012

Got Ticks? There’s an App for that.

We’ve all heard the stories – Mild winter!  Longer tick season!  Disease! Pestilence! Hide your pets and children!  But it’s summer, and at some point you’re most likely going to be out and about amongst […] 

Jun 18, 2012

Study Improves Understanding of Surface Molecules in Controlling Size of Gold Nanoparticles

North Carolina State University researchers have shown that the “bulkiness” of molecules commonly used in the creation of gold nanoparticles actually dictates the size of the nanoparticles – with larger so-called ligands resulting in smaller […] 

Jun 15, 2012

Gayle S. Lanier Named to NC State Board of Trustees

Gayle S. Lanier has been appointed by the UNC Board of Governors to the North Carolina State University Board of Trustees.  She replaces Phil Freelon, who has stepped down due to a U.S. presidential appointment. […] 

Jun 14, 2012

The Strain Remains the Same

Sid Thakur is an expert on the kinds of pathogens that like to make their homes in and around our pig populations. He spends most of his time testing the pigs and their environment, identifying […] 

Jun 13, 2012

NC State Hosts Start-Up Event; U.S. Rep. Ellmers to Speak

North Carolina State University will host its Fast 15 Signature Event, an opportunity to learn more about the new technologies and companies created at the university, from 1 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 14, […] 

Jun 13, 2012

What Exoskeletons Are Hiding in Your Closet?

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Dr. Holly Menninger, director of public science for the Your Wild Life program at NC State, which explores the biodiversity that lives on, in and around us. […] 

Jun 13, 2012

Creating An Online Portal Into the Medieval World

Perhaps it is fitting that students and scholars interested in the medieval world have to grapple with fiefdoms in order to find information dating to the period – though that doesn’t make it any less […] 

Jun 12, 2012

NC State Announces Spring Graduates, Dean’s List

North Carolina State University Chancellor Randy Woodson announced that 6,961 undergraduate students earned Dean’s List honors at NC State during the spring 2012 semester. To make the Dean’s List, students must earn an academic grade-point […]