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Stories From 2012

Nov 29, 2012

Patrick Rand Honored by “Design Intelligence” Magazine

Patrick Rand was chosen by “Design Intelligence” magazine as one of the 30 most admired educators in its November/December 2012 issue. 

Nov 29, 2012

Lose Big, Win Big

Feeling sluggish? Want to lose weight or become more fit? University Recreation can help with a new fitness challenge that offers Bulletin readers the chance to win one of two training packages, one for an individual the other for a department of up to 10 individuals. 

Nov 29, 2012

Reindog Parade Teaches How to Keep Pets Safe

Enjoy the holidays with your canine companions at the first Reindog Parade on Saturday, Dec. 1. 

Nov 29, 2012

Move On, MRSA

MRSA, a drug-resistant bacteria, wreaks havoc in hospitals and on battlefields. An NC State researcher is helping antibiotics fight back. 

Nov 29, 2012

Zhu Named 2012 AAAS Fellow

Dr. Yuntian T. Zhu, Distinguished Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at North Carolina State University, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). 

Nov 28, 2012

Stuff Stockings, With NC State Stuff – Bookstore Items on Sale

The annual NC State finals bookstore sale offers excellent and quirky Christmas gift ideas, all with  NC State themes. 

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 […]