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Stories From Oct 2012

Oct 23, 2012

Analysis of Dinosaur Bone Cells Confirms Ancient Protein Preservation

A team of researchers from North Carolina State University and the Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) has found more evidence for the preservation of ancient dinosaur proteins, including reactivity to antibodies that target specific proteins […] 

Oct 23, 2012

NC State Chancellor Woodson Delivers State of the University Address

North Carolina State University Chancellor Randy Woodson delivered an impassioned state of the university address Tuesday in which he bridged the past and present – celebrating 125 years of impact as a land-grant institution and […] 

Oct 23, 2012

Chancellor’s Fall Forum Rescheduled

Don't forget the annual Chancellor's Fall Forum and State of the University address at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17. 

Oct 23, 2012

Farewell Reception for University Development Director

Cathy Rackley, director of university development, retires on Wednesday, Oct. 31 after 31 years of service at NC State. 

Oct 22, 2012

Additive Restores Antibiotic Effectiveness Against MRSA

Researchers from North Carolina State University have increased the potency of a compound that reactivates antibiotics against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), an antibiotic-resistant form of Staphylococcus that is notoriously difficult to treat. Their improved compound […] 

Oct 22, 2012

Learn More About Plant Systems Research

The National Science Foundation and NC State hosts a plant systems biology workshop on Nov. 1 to Nov. 3 at the University Club. 

Oct 19, 2012

Putting the State in State Fair

Cow milking, gardening tips and managing livestock are just some of the ways NC State supports the North Carolina State Fair. 

Oct 19, 2012

How to Avoid Getting Eaten by a Bear and Other Outdoor Safety Tips

It’s no accident that Dr. Aram Attarian is an expert on camping and outdoor adventure safety. Attarian, a professor of parks, recreation and tourism management at NC State University, has spent 35 years collecting accident […] 

Oct 19, 2012

NC State Hosts ‘KidsCan’ Camp for Children of Cancer Patients

North Carolina State University will host its first KidsCan Camp for children whose parents, guardians or relatives have cancer. The camp is a family support program that teaches children more about cancer and its effects, […] 

Oct 19, 2012

Sign Up for Flu Shot

State Health Plan members, dependents and retirees can get free flu shots at campus clinics this fall.