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Stories From 2012

Dec 4, 2012

Lunch and Learn on Suicide Prevention

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is collaborating with the NC State University Suicide Prevention Program to increase campus awareness about the risk of suicide among youth and college students. 

Dec 4, 2012

Read Smart Book Discussion: The Power of Habit

Two of our psychology professors will co-moderate a discussion this week on "The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do In Life and Business," by Charles Duhigg. 

Dec 4, 2012

Bob Larson Communication Award

Lecturer Bob Larson was recently honored for his teaching excellence and to publicly announce the creation of the Bob Larson Communication Award. 

Dec 4, 2012

Chris Jordan Retires

Chris Jordan, director of the materials lab in the College of Design, will retire at the end of December after 16 years of service. 

Dec 4, 2012

Robin Moore Honored

Professor of Landscape Architecture Robin Moore was awarded an honorary membership in the American Society of Landscape Architects. 

Dec 3, 2012

NC State’s Forensic Science Symposium Attracts National, State Law Enforcement

North Carolina State University will highlight advances in crime scene investigation technology and techniques during its fifth annual forensic science symposium on Tuesday, Dec. 4, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the College of […] 

Nov 30, 2012

Making Sports Rankings Count

Ever wondered how those sports team rankings get done? Dr. Carl Meyer is a mathematician working on making those rankings more accurate. This video from Inside Science explains how it’s done. Hint: linear algebra is […] 

Nov 29, 2012

Teamwork Is Key to Process Improvements

Two task forces are sorting through common business processes in an effort to standardize and streamline services. 

Nov 29, 2012

My Roots Are at NC State

“My Roots Are at NC State,” a new sustainable dining program launched by University Dining this summer, adds super local food to the dining menus.  

Nov 29, 2012

Student Awarded for Service Work

Anthropology senior Britt Taylor is one of 17 recipients of a 2012 Community Impact Award.