An On-Course Education
Many golfers already know that NC State's Lonnie Poole Golf Course was designed by the legendary Arnold Palmer, and they can't wait for their chance to hone their skills on the 250-acre, Centennial Campus masterpiece. But the course will grow into a into another role as a 250-acre outdoor classroom and "living laboratory" for students and faculty, some of whom don't even play golf.
In Memoriam: Ralph Greenlaw
Dr. Ralph Greenlaw, former head of the Department of History, died July 20 in his home at age 92.
McCorkle Fiction Published
The Atlantic Monthly Fiction 2009 issue contains “P.S.,” a short story by Jill McCorkle, who teaches in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences MFA writing program.
Trees Fall to Storm
Strong winds felled large oak trees near Winslow and Holladay halls on July 17.
Dr. Sami H. Rizkalla, distinguished professor of civil engineering, has been named a fellow of the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute for his contributions to the industry and the institute.
Bragaw C-Store Renovated
Bragaw Convenience Store is open for business after summer renovations.
College Selects Board Member
Dr. Michael Luther, an NC State alumnus who serves as president of the David H. Murdock Research Institute in Kannapolis, joined the College of Management’s Board of Advisors.
Alumni Magazine Wins
NC State’s alumni magazine won four awards in the 2009 APEX awards competition, a national competition that received more than 3,700 entries this year.
Easley Begins Formal Grievance
Former NC State employee Mary Easley has begun a formal grievance regarding termination of her contract by Chancellor Jim Woodward.
Narayan Wins Award
Dr. Roger Narayan, faculty member in the joint department of Biomedical Engineering at NC State and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been named a Fellow of the Society for ASM International.