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Stories From Jul 2012

Jul 25, 2012

Heart of Gold

Goldsmith Mary Ann Scherr enlightens and inspires at the Crafts Center. Get an insider look at how she does it.  

Jul 25, 2012

NC State Alumnus Named Egyptian Prime Minister

Dr. Hesham Kandil, a water and irrigation minister who received his Ph.D. in biological and agricultural engineering with a minor in water resources from NC State in 1993, was named prime minister by Egyptian President […] 

Jul 25, 2012

Parking Changes Near Carmichael

Transportation has changed some parking designations on Morrill Drive and Warren Carroll Drive. 

Jul 25, 2012

Fisheries Grants Awarded

The North Carolina Fishery Resource Grant Program recently noted six new project awards for 2012. 

Jul 25, 2012

Pullen Road Closed Saturday

The city of Raleigh advises paving of Pullen Road has been scheduled for Saturday, July 28. 

Jul 24, 2012

Social Networking Pays Off More in the U.S. Than Germany

New research from North Carolina State University shows that informal social networks play an important role when it comes to finding jobs in both the United States and Germany, but those networks are significantly more […] 

Jul 23, 2012

Plummer Selected for CPA Academy

Jared Plummer has been selected as one of 36 CPAs under age 36 to participate in the American Institute of CPAs fourth annual Leadership Academy in Durham this fall. 

Jul 23, 2012

Outdoor Apps for Summer

From pest management to landscape care, four new apps recently unveiled by scientists in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences provide critical information on timely outdoor topics. 

Jul 20, 2012

What’s the Deal With Seedless Watermelons?

Seedless watermelons aren’t seedless. They have those little white seeds that don’t have hard black shells, like the seeds in seeded watermelons. How do they do that?  Glad you asked! In seeded watermelons, the seed […] 

Jul 19, 2012

Ristaino Named Jefferson Science Fellow

Jean Beagle Ristaino, William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor of Plant Pathology, has been named a 2012 Jefferson Science Fellow.