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Stories From 2013

Dec 10, 2013

Can You Tell Which Skull Is Which?

A recent study from NC State forensic anthropologists found that even forensic experts have a hard time making a positive identification of human remains based on the shape of a person’s skull. Specifically, only 56 […] 

Dec 9, 2013

Researchers Develop System for Assessing How Effective Species Are at Pollinating Crops

From tomatoes to pumpkins, most fruit and vegetable crops rely on pollination by bees and other insect species – and the future of many of those species is uncertain. Now researchers from North Carolina State […] 

Dec 5, 2013

New Clubhouse at Lonnie Poole

The plush new clubhouse at the Lonnie Poole Golf Course has every possible amenity. Take a look behind the scenes at the facility prepares for its grand opening. 

Dec 5, 2013

Holiday Open House at the Point

Randy and Susan Woodson invite all NC State faculty and staff to attend their annual holiday open house from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, at the The Point, 1570 Main Campus Drive on Centennial Campus. Festive food will be served. 

Dec 5, 2013

New Lonnie Poole Clubhouse to Open

The plush new clubhouse at the Lonnie Poole Golf Course is set to open for business before the holidays after nearly 10 months of construction. 

Dec 5, 2013

Baliga Receives IEEE Medal of Honor

One of the world's top scientific organizations has bestowed its Medal of Honor on an NC State professor who pioneered an energy-saving semiconductor switch that controls the flow of power from an electrical energy source to any application that needs energy. 

Dec 5, 2013

Sale and Signings at Bookstore

Get a jumpstart on your holiday shopping at the biggest sale of the year at the two NC State Bookstores locations. Wolfpack authors will be on hand to sign copies of their books. 

Dec 5, 2013

Database Tracks Toxic Side Effects of Pharmaceuticals

Sometimes the cure can be worse than the disease. Pharmaceutical drugs are known for their potential side effects, and an important aspect of personalized medicine is to tailor therapies to individuals to reduce the chances […] 

Dec 4, 2013

Inventor, Electronics Innovator Baliga Wins IEEE’s Highest Award

Dr. Jayant Baliga, a Distinguished University Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at North Carolina State University and founding director of the university’s Power Semiconductor Research Center, has received the Medal of Honor from the […] 

Dec 4, 2013

Working Odd Shifts Can Hurt Parent-Child Relationships

Research from North Carolina State University shows that working a job that doesn’t keep 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. hours can hurt the relationships between parents and adolescents, increasing the likelihood that children will engage […]