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Stories From Aug 2012

Aug 30, 2012

New Rankings Are In

NC State is ranked 29th in the world in engineering, technology and computer sciences in a newly released study ranking universities across the globe. Find out more. 

Aug 30, 2012

Civil Rights Photo Exhibit Opens Sept. 12

The civil rights marches in 1965 are beautifully chronicled at a new and moving photo exhibit at the African American Cultural Center art gallery. The free exhibit opens on Sept. 12. 

Aug 30, 2012

Ms. Wuf Competes for Capital One Mascot of the Year

Ms. Wuf is one of 16 mascots competing for the Capital One Mascot of the Year. Her Los Angeles video shoot this week went "very well." 

Aug 30, 2012

NC State Leads National Effort to Evaluate Fresh Water Sustainability in the Southern U.S.

North Carolina State University is leading a four-year federal research effort to evaluate freshwater sustainability across the southern United States and develop policy recommendations on what can be done to make the best use of […] 

Aug 29, 2012

Bee Economy: Honey, Mites and Diesel Drive Pollination Fees

Many crops rely on pollination by honey bees and, as a result, there’s a market for the services of professional beekeepers and their bees. And the cost of those services has been on the rise. […] 

Aug 28, 2012

NC State Experts Can Discuss Hurricane, Disaster Issues

With Hurricane Isaac making landfall this week, media looking for information on a variety of hurricane topics can contact the following North Carolina State University experts: Storm Surge and Flood Prediction Marine meteorologist Dr. Lian […] 

Aug 28, 2012

Helping Water Reclamation Projects Account for ‘Yuck Factor’

With more than half of the continental United States in the grip of drought, the need to make the most of our water resources is more apparent than ever. One of the tools that can […] 

Aug 27, 2012

NC State Photo Exhibit Highlights Historic Civil Rights Marches

What: North Carolina State University is hosting the black-and-white photo exhibit “Selma to Montgomery: A March for the Right to Vote.” The exhibit consists of 46 black-and-white photos by Spider Martin, who documented the series […] 

Aug 24, 2012

Needle Ant Invasion Spreads Coast to Coast

A crusade to invade that began in North Carolina has spread to the Midwest, Pacific Northwest and even to an island packed with concrete and glass – Manhattan. So go the travels of the Asian […] 

Aug 24, 2012

5 Questions With New Science House Director

The director of The Science House wants to see more students studying STEM. Learn what inspires him as an educator.