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Stories From Oct 2012

Oct 19, 2012

Early Voting in Talley

NC State employees can vote early in the Talley Student Center, Room 3118. 

Oct 19, 2012

Exhibit Celebrates NC State History

NCSU Libraries presents “One Hundred Twenty-Five Years of Shaping the Future,” an exhibition that honors the university’s history as an engine for educational innovation and economic growth for North Carolina and the world. 

Oct 19, 2012

Alumni Honored for Philanthropy

Two alums are among those being honored by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Triangle chapter at an event next month. 

Oct 19, 2012

Don’t Miss Benefits Deadline

Human Resources reminds employees that Oct. 26 is the cut-off date for adding or changing their benefit plans. 

Oct 19, 2012

College of Sciences Update

Provost Warwick Arden updates the campus community on the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences academic programs and personnel scheduled to join the new College of Sciences. 

Oct 18, 2012

Holt Brothers Bring Cancer Support Program to Campus

As football players, Terrence and Torry Holt made a lasting impact on NC State. Now, their foundation is coming back to campus to help the children of cancer patients cope. 

Oct 17, 2012

Sentiment Sleuths

In the age of Twitter, you don't have to wonder how people feel about the 2012 elections (or anything else). Twitter Viz, developed by NC State computer scientist Christopher Healey and his students, gives a more sophisticated view of all that opinion. 

Oct 17, 2012

New Technique for Sorting Live Cells May Expedite Biomedical Research

Researchers from North Carolina State University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have developed a new technique that uses sound waves to rapidly separate selected collections of cells for use in biomedical research. 

Oct 16, 2012

Pollenizer Research Should Help Seedless Watermelon Farmers

Research from North Carolina State University on flower production and disease resistance in watermelon varieties should help bolster seedless watermelon harvests for farmers. 

Oct 15, 2012

Probing the Brain’s Chemistry

Our brains are constantly awash in chemicals that serve as messengers, transporting signals from one neuron to another.  It’s a really nifty system, although scientists still aren’t clear on how, exactly, those chemical messages end […]