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Stories From Nov 2012

Nov 15, 2012

Thanksgiving: Simple Tips Can Keep Foodborne Illness at Bay

Thanksgiving is the only U.S. holiday that revolves entirely around food. We spend all day in the kitchen or dining room with loved ones, so it makes sense to pay special attention to food safety […] 

Nov 14, 2012

‘Tis the Season, for Egg Nog

Howling Cow’s delicious seasonal egg nog is on sale for $3 per quart in C-Stores across campus starting Friday, Nov. 16. 

Nov 14, 2012

Stop Hunger Now

Service NC State partners with Stop Hunger Now to package meals for school lunch feeding programs around the world. 

Nov 14, 2012

Food Pantry Opens

The Feed the Pack: NC State Food Pantry officially opens at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14 to help people experiencing food insecurity. 

Nov 14, 2012

Researchers Find Way to Boost WiFi Performance 400-700 Percent

As many WiFi users know, WiFi performance is often poor in areas where there are a lot of users, such as airports or coffee shops. But researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a […] 

Nov 13, 2012

Expert Can Answer Food-Safety Questions For Thanksgiving

Food safety isn’t simple and at Thanksgiving, mistakes in the kitchen can lead to foodborne illness. Dr. Ben Chapman, food-safety specialist and assistant professor of family and consumer sciences at North Carolina State University, can […] 

Nov 12, 2012

Sweet Potato Sale/Fundraiser

It's not too late to order your premium eastern North Carolina sweet potatoes from the NC State student branch of the American Society of Biological and Agricultural Engineers (ASABE). 

Nov 12, 2012

Engineering Professor Honored by EPA

Joel Ducoste has been appointed by the Environmental Protection Agency to become administrator to the EPA's Science Advisory Board. 

Nov 12, 2012

Faculty Members Honored by the American Chemical Society

Three faculty members will be honored by the American Chemical Society at a series of receptions this week as part of the Southeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society. 

Nov 12, 2012

Pet Rehab: Goat on a Treadmill

It’s not an uncommon story:  A family pet comes down with a serious illness. The pet’s owners pursue treatment and rehabilitation, the pet improves and everyone gets a happy ending. Except in this case the […]