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Jul 2, 2014

In Memoriam: William A. Smith Jr.

William Adams Smith Jr., a longtime industrial engineering professor who retired in 1998, died June 3 in Southern Pines from complications of dementia. He was 84. 

Jun 5, 2014

Track Coach Wescott Dies

James B. Wescott, a former physical education instructor and varsity men’s track coach at NC State, died on May 28 in Maine. 

Mar 4, 2014

Former Chancellor Joab Thomas Dies

The Harvard-educated biologist who led NC State to strong growth in facilities, grants and fundraising, died Monday in his native Alabama. The university remembers Joab Thomas. 

Feb 6, 2014

In Memoriam: Ada Dalla Pozza

NC State remembers Ada B. Dalla Pozza, who worked for more than 70 years to improve the lives of rural families through Cooperative Extension programs. Ms. Ada, as she was affectionately known, died Jan. 31 at the age of 91. 

Jan 9, 2014

In Memoriam: Wes Doggett

Retired physics professor and nuclear pioneer Wes Doggett died in December of lymphoma at 82.  

Nov 13, 2013

Plant Pathologist Wells Dies

J.C. “Jay” Wells, an extension plant pathologist for 33 years, died Nov. 10 in Greenville, N.C. He was 92. 

Sep 26, 2013

Atomic Pioneer Dies

NC State physics professor Worth Seagondollar, who worked on the first atomic bomb during World War II, has died at 92. 

Sep 4, 2013

Athletics Legend Weedon Dies

Longtime sports information director and athletics administrator Frank Weedon spent more than half a century promoting the Wolfpack. He died Monday at 82. 

Aug 19, 2013

Climate Pioneer Malone Dies

University Distinguished Scholar Thomas F. Malone, a science adviser to the Kennedy administration who warned of climate change as early as 1970, died July 6. 

Apr 11, 2013

In Memoriam: John Risley

Longtime physics Professor John S. Risley, 71, passed away at home on April 5 after battling a rare and aggressive form of cancer for six months.