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Stories From Jun 2014

Jun 26, 2014 | Campus Life

NC State Soars in Aerial Robotics

A team of students from NC State placed first overall in a competition of unmanned aircraft, capping a year of hard work and creative thinking. 

Jun 24, 2014

UNC System Taps Provost, Temporarily

Provost Warwick Arden takes on a temporary job as interim senior vice president for academic affairs for the entire UNC system, splitting his time between Chapel Hill and Raleigh. 

Jun 24, 2014

2014 U.S. Women’s Open

Hot days and intense competition marked the 2014 U.S. Women's Open Championship in Pinehurst, N.C. 

Jun 24, 2014

Floyd to Head PRTM

Meet Myron Floyd, a pioneering researcher in natural resource sociology and outdoor recreation, who takes the helm of the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management next month. 

Jun 24, 2014

This Is What Science Looks Like at NC State: Mahsa Mohiti-Asli

Editor’s note: This post was written by Mahsa Mohiti-Asli, a postdoctoral researcher in the joint Department of Biomedical Engineering at NC State and UNC-Chapel Hill. The post is an entry in an ongoing series that […] 

Jun 23, 2014

Carnivore Mystery: Why Fishers Thrive in East, Not West

For weasel-like fishers it’s a good time to live in the East. The fierce little carnivores are reclaiming historic habitats, including the Bronx, New York, where police have photographed one fisher. But it’s a different […] 

Jun 23, 2014 | Research and Innovation

‘Sensing Skin’ Quickly Detects Cracks, Damage in Concrete Structures

Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of Eastern Finland have developed new “sensing skin” technology designed to serve as an early warning system for concrete structures, allowing authorities to respond quickly to […] 

Jun 19, 2014

Getting the Swing of Analytics

Fans flocking to Pinehurst No. 2 learn to swing like a pro thanks to a team of NC State golf instructors. See how radar technology and computer analysis could improve your golf game. 

Jun 19, 2014 | Research and Innovation

Researchers Develop Genetic Control Mechanism for Major Livestock Pest

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a technique to control populations of the Australian sheep blowfly – a major livestock pest in Australia and New Zealand – by making female flies dependent upon […] 

Jun 18, 2014

Media Research Takes Top Award

Ph.D. student Kate Maddalena and Jeremy Packer, associate professor of communication, have won the 2014 James W. Carey Media Research Award from the Carl Couch Center for Social and Internet Research.