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Stories From 2012

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 […] 

Nov 9, 2012

NC State Celebrates 40 Years of Title IX

NC State marks the 40th anniversary of Title IV, the landmark 1972 law outlawing gender discrimination in higher education athletic and academic programs, with a series of events next week. 

Nov 8, 2012

Stick It to Cankerworms

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Steve Frank, an assistant professor of entomology at NC State. You can learn more about the Cankerworm Project here, and keep up with Steve’s entomological pest alerts […] 

Nov 8, 2012

Writing About War

An international studies student and Iraq war veteran publishes a cathartic book on the harrowing side of war.  

Nov 8, 2012

Making Art With Ink

The Bulletin attends an ink drawing and painting workshop at the Crafts Center and walks away with new tips and inspiration.