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Stories From Oct 2012

Oct 15, 2012

New Techniques Stretch Carbon Nanotubes, Make Stronger Composites

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed new techniques for stretching carbon nanotubes (CNT) and using them to create carbon composites that can be used as stronger, lighter materials in everything from airplanes to […] 

Oct 12, 2012

Woodson on Death of Bill Friday

“Bill Friday was a transformational leader in public higher education,”  NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson said. “He was known as someone who always put others first. I, along with countless other leaders in higher education, benefited […] 

Oct 12, 2012

An Education Pioneer

William C. Friday, an NC State alumnus and towering figure in American higher education, has passed away at age 92. 

Oct 11, 2012

State Fair Begins Thursday

Milk a cow, try the new Howling Cow icecream flavor or learn about rain-scaping. It's all at the North Carolina State Fair, starting on Thursday. 

Oct 11, 2012

Stellar Fundraising Results

Gifts and new commitments are up 27 percent year to date, according to new data from University Advancement. 

Oct 11, 2012

Student Publishes Book on the Iraq War

Learn about a new book written by Russell Snyder, an international studies student and Iraq War veteran. 

Oct 11, 2012

Shaping Raleigh’s Future

Come to the kick-off meeting of “Uncovering Southwest Raleigh,” a cooperative effort between the city of Raleigh, the College of Design, the Poole College of Management and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. 

Oct 11, 2012

Learn More About Our Vendors

The first annual market place vendor expo showcases vendors from Fisher Scientific, Dell and Office Depot. Learn more about their offerings. 

Oct 11, 2012

$10 Million Gift Names Poultry Science Department

Chancellor Randy Woodson announced on Tuesday a transformational $10 million gift that will name and endow a department in NC State's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.  

Oct 11, 2012

Noble Work: Improving Global Sanitation

An enterprising environmental engineering student finds ways to improve sanitation in developing countries.