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Stories From Sep 2014

Sep 17, 2014 | Faculty and Staff

Be Brave and Get Your Flu Shot

It's time for faculty and staff to make their flu shot appointments. Get the details and some helpful links. 

Sep 17, 2014 | Campus Life

Weekend Maintenance to Impact IT Systems

NC State's primary data centers may be unavailable for extended periods this weekend due to system maintenance. 

Sep 16, 2014 | Campus Life

Deadline Is Near to Vote Nov. 4

To vote in the Nov. 4 general election in North Carolina you must be registered by Oct. 10.  

Sep 16, 2014 | Research and Innovation

NC State Receives Grant to Improve African Sweet Potatoes

NC State receives $12.4 million grant to improve sweet potatoes grown in sub-Saharan Africa. 

Sep 15, 2014 | Research and Innovation

Researchers Control Surface Tension to Manipulate Liquid Metals

Researchers have developed a technique for controlling the surface tension of liquid metals, opening the door to a new generation of reconfigurable electronic circuits, antennas and other technologies.  

Sep 15, 2014 | The Abstract

This Is What Science Looks Like At NC State: De Anna Beasley

De Anna Beasley discusses her work as an insect ecologist, studying the effects of environmental stress on insect development and function. 

Sep 12, 2014 | Faculty and Staff

Wells Brings Creative Energy to GLBT Center

A former creative writing teacher takes the helm of NC State's center supporting gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students and allies. Learn about her vision and values. 

Sep 12, 2014 | The Abstract

The Night of the Elephants: Adventures of a Scientist in the Field

Scientists are more likely to have adventures than many people with more mundane jobs. Stephanie Schuttler is a good example. 

Sep 11, 2014 | Research and Innovation

New Nanomedicine Improves Stem Cell Therapy

A new nanoparticle may help heart attack patients regenerate healthy heart tissue without using donated or processed stem cells. 

Sep 11, 2014 | Research and Innovation

Corn Spots: Study Finds Important Genes in Defense Response

NC State researchers scour the corn genome to find top candidate genes that control an important defense response.