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Stories From Oct 2014

Oct 22, 2014 | Faculty and Staff

Head of Faculty Affairs to Retire

Faculty affairs chief Betsy Brown will retire at the end of the academic year. Under her leadership, NC State launched the Office of Faculty Development. 

Oct 22, 2014 | Campus Life

Soccer Team Treats Faculty and Staff

NC State employees will be treated to free admission and free chicken and biscuits at Tuesday's men's soccer game. 

Oct 22, 2014 | Campus Life

Soarin’ Over the State Fair

NC State's Aerial Robotics Club gives fairgoers a bird's eye view of the future of flight with ongoing demonstrations of radio-controlled aircraft. 

Oct 22, 2014 | Campus Life

Help With Flag Display to Honor Veterans

The Student Veterans Association and Staff Senate need your help to plant flags on the Court of North Carolina and Harris Field in honor of Veterans Day. 

Oct 22, 2014 | Service and Community

NC State Program Addresses Shortage of Mental Health Professionals

North Carolina State University’s Department of Social Work is launching a new workforce program to recruit and train graduate students for careers in mental health and substance abuse treatment. 

Oct 21, 2014 | Research and Innovation

Researchers Take Big-Data Approach to Estimate Range of Electric Vehicles

NC State researchers have developed new software that estimates how much farther electric vehicles can drive before needing to recharge.  

Oct 20, 2014 | Research and Innovation

NC State Researchers Advance Genome Editing Technique

NC State researchers advance gene cut-and-replace technique. 

Oct 20, 2014 | Faculty and Staff

DeSimone Elected to All Three Branches of the National Academies

Joseph DeSimone has been elected to the Institute of Medicine, one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine a U. S. scientist can receive. 

Oct 20, 2014 | Faculty and Staff

OIT Helps You Stay Safe in Cyber Space

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month so the helpful folks in the Office of Information Technology have launched a campaign to protect your devices and data from hackers. They're even offering prizes for a few lucky participants. 

Oct 20, 2014 | Campus Life

Red-Collar Research

Thanks to the real-world ingenuity of NC State textile and engineering students, there’s a passel of elephants in South Africa who’ll find it impossible to forget which villages they’re supposed to avoid.