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Apr 6, 2011

In Memoriam: Jon Ort

Services are scheduled this week for Dr. Jon F. Ort, former extension director and associate dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, who died April 4. 

Mar 9, 2011

Zuiches Announces Retirement

Dr. James Zuiches, vice chancellor for the Office of Extension, Engagement and Economic Development, announced that he will retire by year's end. 

Mar 4, 2011

Research In Action: Helping Homeless Children

Psychologist Mary Haskett has been doing research on childhood development for over 20 years, and her experiences in that field ultimately highlighted a real and growing mental-health crisis facing homeless children around the country. Now […] 

Mar 2, 2011

Food Safety: The Disconnect Between What’s Yucky And What’s Dangerous

Note: This is a guest piece written by Dr. Ben Chapman, an assistant professor and food safety expert at NC State. Among other things, Chapman is a regular contributor to the food safety blog Barfblog, […] 

Jan 5, 2011

Birkland Named Associate Dean

Thomas A. Birkland has been named associate dean for research, extension, engagement and economic development in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. 

Dec 8, 2010

Milk, Bread, Researchers: Stocking Up On Disaster Experts

September 11. The Gulf oil spill. Earthquakes in Haiti and Chile. The 2004 tsunami. Given the stakes involved, you would think that research into hazards and disasters (H&D) would be teeming with hordes of young […] 

Nov 16, 2010

Munchin’ Around The Christmas Tree

All you out there with home gardens know what a burden it is to keep those pesky deer at bay. The sprinkling of hair clippings or hanging bars of soap (or whatever the fix du […] 

Nov 14, 2010

Back Off, Rudolph!

Extension specialists have come up with an inexpensive way to protect Christmas tree farms from ravaging deer. But it involves rancid egg powder and dried blood. Smells like holiday spirit. 

Nov 2, 2010

Sea Grant Staff Earn National Awards

Michael P. Voiland, N.C. Sea Grant executive director, received a Sea Grant Association President's Award at a  conference in New Orleans. Several other Sea Grant members have earned national awards recently. 

Oct 27, 2010

Strategic Leadership

A pair of retired U.S. Army generals - both NC State alumni - and a trio of technology and business leaders from across the country will share insight into leadership and professional development at the Ninth Annual General Hugh Shelton Leadership Forum, to be held Nov. 5 at the McKimmon Conference and Training Center.