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Stories From Nov 2012

Nov 28, 2012

Campus Enterprises Bolsters Scholarships

Campus Enterprises will return $1,187,367 to NC State for scholarship and student support programs for the 2012-2013 academic year. 

Nov 28, 2012

Who’s Number One?

Carl D. Meyer and Amy N. Langville co-author a new book about the mathematical models behind ranking systems.  

Nov 28, 2012

Researchers ID Ways to Exploit ‘Cloud Browsers’ for Large-Scale, Anonymous Computing

Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of Oregon have found a way to exploit cloud-based Web browsers, using them to perform large-scale computing tasks anonymously. The finding has potential ramifications for the […] 

Nov 27, 2012

For Some Feathered Dinosaurs, Bigger Not Necessarily Better

Every kid knows that giant carnivores like Tyrannosaurus rex dominated the Cretaceous period, but they weren’t the only big guys in town. Giant plant-eating theropods – close relatives of both T. rex and today’s birds […] 

Nov 27, 2012

Doc Hendley to Give NC State Fall Commencement Speech

Doc Hendley, founder and president of the clean water nonprofit Wine to Water, will deliver NC State’s commencement address on Saturday, Dec. 15, at the PNC Arena in Raleigh. The event begins at 9 a.m. […] 

Nov 27, 2012

Unintended Benefits of Interdisciplinary Efforts: Ideas From Kavli Frontiers of Science

Editor’s Note: this is a guest post by Andrew Binder, an assistant professor of communication at NC State who specializes in science communication and how citizens perceive science issues. Binder attended the Kavli Frontiers of […] 

Nov 26, 2012

Vet Med Appoints New Associate Dean

Dean Paul Lunn has appointed David Bristol to the newly created role of associate dean for enterprise development in the College of Veterinary Medicine. 

Nov 26, 2012

Size Matters When Reducing NiO Nanoparticles

New research finds that size plays a major role in how nanoscale nickel oxide (NiO) shells behave when being reduced to solid nickel nanoparticles. “This advances our fundamental understanding of how the structures of nanoparticles […] 

Nov 20, 2012

To Stop Hunger

NC State is fighting hunger on campus and across the globe, through a campus food pantry and partnerships with nonprofits and other universities.