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Stories From Sep 2014

Sep 30, 2014 | The Abstract

The Root(worm) of the Problem: Unexpected Obstacles on the Road to Research

Scientists often have to spend an enormous amount of time becoming experts in things outside their field of study in order to do research they think is important. This is where a corn-eating beetle and a guy named Clay Chu come in. 

Sep 29, 2014 | The Abstract

This Is What Science Looks Like At NC State: Makita Phillips

Makita Phillips talks about her research into insulators for use with superconductors. 

Sep 25, 2014 | Campus Life

Smile for the Camera at Saturday’s FSU Game

Say cheese at Carter-Finley Stadium on Saturday when Wolfpack athletics snaps a multi-billion pixel photo of the crowd. 

Sep 25, 2014 | Campus Life

Climate Expert Pachauri to Speak

Acclaimed alum Rajendra Pachauri, head of the Nobel-winning IPCC, speaks on the risks of global climate change on campus. 

Sep 25, 2014 | The Abstract

Molting Tougher on the Mayfly Than Previously Thought

Mayflies undergo a stressful shortness of breath while molting, or shedding their skins. A new paper describes this serendipitous finding. 

Sep 24, 2014 | Faculty and Staff

NELA Scores $2 Million Grant

A program that trains principals for rural schools picked up two honors: a grant from the U.S. Department of Education and an award for effectiveness from the University Council for Educational Administration. 

Sep 24, 2014 | Campus Life

Architect Website Hits Milestone

A site documenting the rich history of North Carolina architecture now has more than 300 biographies, covering influential designers and builders from colonial times to the late 20th century. 

Sep 24, 2014 | Faculty and Staff

Phi Beta Kappa Event Oct. 2

To mark its 20th anniversary, the Zeta of North Carolina chapter of Phi Beta Kappa is hosting an event in the Hunt Library. 

Sep 24, 2014 | Service and Community

Dialect Map Is Road to Success

Alumnus Josh Katz describes how his studies at NC State and an internship at the New York Times paved the way to a career in data visualization. 

Sep 24, 2014 | Faculty and Staff

The Wolfpack Gives Back – Again

Join NC State's annual charity drive by choosing from among 1,000 nonprofit organizations to support. Help NC State boost employee giving to 40 percent this year.