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Stories From Jan 2014

Jan 28, 2014

When Whales Can’t Be Rescued

Each year between one and five large whales beach themselves along the North Carolina coast. Most of these whales are already dead, and the others beach because they are usually too sick or injured to […] 

Jan 28, 2014

College of Textiles Welcomes Prospective Students to Open House

What: High school students, parents, teachers and the general public are invited to learn more about the new world of textiles by attending the annual open house at North Carolina State University’s College of Textiles. […] 

Jan 27, 2014

Attend Talk on NGOs

Come learn how CARE USA, an international nonprofit, faces the challenge of aligning its business practices to meet the needs of donors as it seeks to empower recipients. 

Jan 27, 2014

Media Coverage Drives Some Misperceptions About Cancer

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Ryan Hurley, a health communication researcher and assistant professor of communication at NC State, on two papers related to news media, cancer, and public perception. People need […] 

Jan 23, 2014

Climate Center Grand Opening

Congressman David Price joined Chancellor Randy Woodson and an enthusiastic mix of faculty, staff and students at Wednesday's grand opening of the Southeast Climate Science Center. 

Jan 23, 2014

Officials Praise Climate Center at Opening

NC State celebrated the opening of the Southeast Climate Science Center this week at an event drawing an enthusiastic mix of university leaders, federal officials and students. 

Jan 23, 2014

New Microscopy Technique Improves Imaging at the Atomic Scale

When capturing images at the atomic scale, even tiny movements of the sample can result in skewed or distorted images – and those movements are virtually impossible to prevent. Now microscopy researchers at North Carolina […] 

Jan 23, 2014

Revenue Benefits Student Scholarships

Campus Enterprises, NC State's retail and hospitality unit, returns $1,191,394 of its 2013 proceeds to the university for merit and need-based scholarships. 

Jan 22, 2014

Gregg Hosts Joint Exhibit With Meredith

Experience the striking photography of Phyllis Galembo in a joint exhibit sponsored by the Gregg Museum and Meredith College. Attend two opening receptions on Thursday and mark your calendar for upcoming events, including a talk by the artist and a panel discussion about her work. 

Jan 22, 2014

Why a New Catalyst for Hydrogen Production May Be a Big Deal

A research team led by Linyou Cao at NC State has shown that a one-atom thick film of molybdenum sulfide (MoS2  ) may work as an effective catalyst for creating hydrogen. Hydrogen holds great promise […]