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Aug 18, 2008

NC State Dean of College of Veterinary Medicine is President-elect of Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges

Dr. Warwick Arden, dean of NC State’s College of Veterinary Medicine, has been named president-elect of the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC). The appointment is effective immediately for 2008-09.  Arden will become president […] 

Aug 11, 2008

NC State Receives $2.5 Million NSF Grant To Study How Students Learn Science Through Computer Games

North Carolina State University has received a four-year, $2.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to learn more about how well computer games help elementary school students learn scientific concepts. 

Jul 28, 2008

Gift of $2.2 Million from Caterpillar Foundation and James E. Owens Helps Build a Global Supply Chain Management Program at NC State University

A gift commitment of $2.2 million from the Caterpillar Foundation and James E. Owens, Caterpillar Inc., chairman and CEO of Caterpillar, will enable North Carolina State University to expand its academic, research and outreach activities […] 

Jul 21, 2008

New Textiles Lab Aims to Advance Functionality of Protective Garments

A new facility at North Carolina State University will help provide increased protection to first responders by testing their turnout gear against potentially harmful chemical and biological threats. 

Jul 17, 2008

Protective Garment Test Lab to Open at NC State

North Carolina State University will open a new state-of-the-art laboratory funded by a Department of Defense grant secured by U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge that will enable researchers to test and enhance protective garments worn by […] 

Jul 16, 2008

NC State Vet School Receives Gift to Fund Clinical Research

North Carolina State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine has received a five-year, $625,000 gift from Novartis Animal Health U.S. to help support the clinical trials program in the college’s Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational […] 

Jun 25, 2008

DeSimone awarded $500,000 “Oscar for Inventors” for Materials, Life Sciences Innovations

A North Carolina State University engineering professor is the winner of this year’s $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize for his pioneering inventions, entrepreneurial success and commitment to mentorship. 

Jun 19, 2008

NC State University Maps Tobacco Genome

North Carolina State University scientists have completed a nearly five-year, $17.6 million effort to map the genome of tobacco. 

Apr 18, 2008

NC State Celebrates Earth Day With Week of Activities

North Carolina State University will celebrate Earth Week 2008 with a full week of events from Monday, April 21 through Friday, April 25. All events are open to the public. The theme of this year’s […] 

Apr 11, 2008

Dr. Toby Parcel Stepping Down as College of Humanities and Social Sciences Dean; Will Return to Faculty

Dr. Toby L. Parcel has announced that she will be stepping down from her position as dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHASS) at North Carolina State University effective May 15 in […]