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Stories From Sep 2012

Sep 28, 2012

Researchers Unveil New Technique to Detect Bots in Casual Online Games

Casual online games, such as FarmVille and Fantastic Contraption, have thousands of enthusiastic followers – but the use of automated “bots” to give some players an advantage is short-changing the companies behind the games. Now […] 

Sep 27, 2012

Debunking Conventional Personality Tests

Psychologist Adam Meade hopes his new software and Web-based personality test will help corporations hire fewer bad apples. 

Sep 27, 2012

New Fish Species Offers Literal Take on ‘Hooking Up’

Fishing hooks aren’t the only hooks found in east-central Mexican waters. A new species of freshwater fish described by a North Carolina State University researcher has several interesting – and perhaps cringe-inducing – characteristics, including […] 

Sep 27, 2012

Employees Learn More About Realignment

mployees of the first colleges and units slated for a business realignment learned more about the ongoing effort. 

Sep 27, 2012

Event Launches Cyber Security Awareness Month

To kick off Cyber Security Awareness Month, security expert Tim Gurganus of OIT Security and Compliance will present “Reducing Risks to Cyber Attacks” from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, in the Washington Sankofa Room (Room 126) of the Witherspoon Student Center. 

Sep 26, 2012

Leaders From the Pack

Few universities can match NC State's record for producing military leaders. From a second-year Navy lieutenant to a retired Army general, meet some of transformational military alumni. 

Sep 26, 2012

It’s Annual Enrollment Time With HR

The Department of Human Resources reminds us fall is not only about cooler nights and changing leaves. Now is the time to add or change the benefit plans you participate in. 

Sep 26, 2012

Improving Sewage Management

Environmental engineering graduate student, Tate Rogers, speaks this Thursday at the D.H. Hill Library about how he used the auger to improve sewage management in developing countries. 

Sep 26, 2012

Benefits and Wellness Expo

Come along to the Benefits and Wellness Expo next week on Oct. 4 at the Talley Student Center from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. There'll be free flu shots, blood pressure checks and door prizes. 

Sep 26, 2012

Reminders From HR

The Department of Human Resources reminds us Sept. 28 monthly paycheck statements are now available to be viewed online, and due to an HR System upgrade, employee self-service will be temporarily unavailable.