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Stories From Aug 2012

Aug 23, 2012

The Doctor’s In for Exotic Pets

Owners whose pets fly, slither, hop, scamper, swim or fit the description of “exotic pet” now have a place to go for medical care: NC State's new Exotic Animal Medicine Service. 

Aug 23, 2012

NIH Funds NC State Science Diversity Efforts

The National Institutes of Health is renewing its support of an NC State program that aims to increase diversity in biomedical and behavioral sciences. 

Aug 23, 2012

Calling for Nominees for Watauga Medal

Who will receive the next prestigious Watauga Medal for distinguished service to North Carolina State University? The committee is now officially accepting nominations. 

Aug 23, 2012

Engineering Professor Nets NASA Award

NASA named an assistant professor from the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering one of 10 Early Career Faculty Award winners this week. Each professor receives $200,000 funding per year for up to three years. 

Aug 23, 2012

Think Entrepreneurship – Think NC State

PAMS is hosting its first-ever Access Day at the McKimmon Center on Sept. 6. Come learn why NC State has always been a great place to start a business. 

Aug 23, 2012

Readers Gather for Read Smart Program

Faculty experts and avid readers convene at the Cameron Village Regional Library on Aug. 23  for the Read Smart Program. 

Aug 23, 2012

Origami Inspires Research Into Materials That Self-Assemble When Exposed to Light

A multi-university research team led by North Carolina State University will be developing methods to create two-dimensional (2-D) materials capable of folding themselves into three-dimensional (3-D) objects when exposed to light. The effort, which is […] 

Aug 23, 2012

Research on Wood Formation Sheds Light on Plant Biology

Scientists at North Carolina State University have discovered a phenomenon never seen before in plants while studying molecular changes inside tree cells as wood is formed. In research published online in Proceedings of the National […] 

Aug 21, 2012

Heroes for the Half-Shelled

For the slow-footed turtle, speed can kill on highways and waterways. Luckily, the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine's Turtle Rescue Team is there to restore injured tortoises. 

Aug 21, 2012

Researchers Highlight Treatment, Research Needs for Homeless Families

A new paper from North Carolina State University calls for more research on how to help homeless families with children who are facing mental-health problems, as well as changes in how shelters are treating these […]