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Stories From 2014

Aug 28, 2014 | Faculty and Staff

Raises, Budget Cuts on Faculty Agenda

A mixed bag of budget news confronts the Faculty Senate at its first meeting of the academic year.  

Aug 28, 2014 | Campus Life

New Tuition Rules Impact Financial Aid

New guidelines adopted by the Board of Governors will place limits on the percentage of tuition increases set aside for financial aid. 

Aug 28, 2014 | Campus Life

Student Leader Tackles Big Issues

Grad student and Park Scholar Rusty Mau takes a no-nonsense approach to his position as student body president, speaking out on issues such as sexual assault, financial literacy and college affordability. 

Aug 28, 2014 | The Abstract

Cities as a Glimpse of the Future

How researchers learned that cities may serve as a crystal ball for the impact of climate change on an important insect pest. 

Aug 27, 2014 | Faculty and Staff

Redesign Enhances NC State Website

Take a peek behind the redesign of the NC State website, a mobile-friendly facelift that merges the university's main news channels, introduces a new navigational structure and puts social media tools at your fingertips.  

Aug 27, 2014 | Campus Life

Playing Defense Against Heat

The athletics department makes plans to help fans cope with the hot, muggy conditions expected for Saturday’s opener against Georgia Southern at Carter-Finley Stadium. 

Aug 27, 2014 | The Abstract

Three Things You Didn’t Know About the Arachnids That Live on Your Face

Right now, in the general vicinity of your nose, there are at least two species of microscopic mites living in your pores. Scientists have just published a study about these little-known mites. 

Aug 27, 2014 | Research and Innovation

Museum Specimens, Modern Cities Show How an Insect Pest Will Respond to Climate Change

Researchers from North Carolina State University have found that century-old museum specimens hold clues to how global climate change will affect a common insect pest that can weaken and kill trees – and the news is not good. 

Aug 26, 2014 | The Abstract

This Is What Science Looks Like at NC State: Joel Ducoste

Engineering professor Joel Ducoste, who works to keep drinking water clean and safe, describes how his lifelong passion for discovery has fueled his research around the world. 

Aug 25, 2014 | Campus Life

Packapalooza 2014

Packapalooza brought 55,000 people to Hillsborough Street. See how NC State rocked in the new school year.