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Stories From May 2013

May 23, 2013

Climate Center Hosts Talks

The Southeast Climate Science Center presents two seminars of interest to faculty and staff. 

May 22, 2013

Collaborative Nanoscale Facility Opens

Scientists at the Triangle's three major universities leveraged the power of collaboration to secure funding for a new high-tech nanoscale facility. 

May 22, 2013

Retirement Reception for Milks

Attend a retirement event at the Point for Frances Milks, longtime assistant to the chancellor. 

May 22, 2013

New Technique May Open Up an Era of Atomic-scale Semiconductor Devices

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a new technique for creating high-quality semiconductor thin films at the atomic scale – meaning the films are only one atom thick. The technique can be used […] 

May 20, 2013

Preventing Dog Bites

This week is National Dog Bite Prevention Week (May 19-25). Barbara Sherman, a veterinary behaviorist at NC State University, has some tips to help parents and children avoid getting bitten. More than 4.5 million people […] 

May 20, 2013

Exploring the Magic of ‘Life After Life’

New York Times bestselling novelist and short fiction writer Jill McCorkle, a professor of English in NC State’s creative writing program, just published “Life After Life,” her first novel in 17 years. “It was a long time coming,” McCorkle told the Bulletin. 

May 17, 2013

NC State Hosts “Uncovering Southwest Raleigh” Community Meeting

What:  “Uncovering Southwest Raleigh” is a project that aims to work with the Southwest Raleigh community to understand current and future forces affecting change and develop strategies to enable the residents and the city to […] 

May 16, 2013

Cretaceous Cold Cases No. 3: Duck(bill) Amuck

This is the third post in a series called “Cretaceous Cold Cases” in which the science of taphonomy, or prehistoric forensics, is explained by fascinating cases from the files of Terry “Bucky” Gates, a research […] 

May 16, 2013

Art2Wear 2013

Scenes from this year's amazing Art2Wear fashion show, the annual extravaganza sponsored by the College of Design and the College of Textiles. 

May 16, 2013

Awards for Sustainability

On Earth Day 2013, NC State received awards for environmental responsibility and commitment from the city of Raleigh.