Stories From Feb 2010

Feb 28, 2010

Engler to Development Post

Marcy Engler has been named executive director of development for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, effective May 1.

Feb 25, 2010

In Memoriam: Davis and Johnson

Maria Ragland Davis (’85 M.S., ’92 Ph.D.) and Adriel Johnson (’89 Ph.D.), both of Huntsville, Ala., were killed Feb. 12,  in a shooting at the University of Alabama-Huntsville (UAH).

Feb 25, 2010

Waschka’s Film Premieres

Horizons, composer Rodney Waschka’s film collaboration with director Zlatko Cosic received its world premiere screening at the Macon Film Festival in February and was selected as a prize winner in the “Experimental” category.

Feb 25, 2010

On the Record

In this third installment of an occasional series of conversations, Chancellor-elect Randy Woodson discusses his assimilation into the Wolfpack family, the importance of collaboration between NC State's colleges and departments, and some of the best ways to get to know students, faculty, staff and alumni.

Feb 25, 2010

An Eye For Design

Industrial design student Sean Coleman's eco-friendly car will be built from the ground up and displayed trackside at the 2010 Shell Eco-Marathon Americas (SEMA) event in Houston in March.

Feb 23, 2010

Let There Be Light

An alum is leading the effort to restore NC State's legendary Color Wall, a symphony of light that once dazzled Hillsborough Street. Beginning March 7, a group of paintings by creator (and former NC State design professor) Joe Cox will be available for purchase as part of an effort to raise money to bring the Wall back to its vibrant, color-changing glory.

Feb 22, 2010

Small Amounts of Endocrine Disruptors May Have Multi-Generational Effects

Fetal exposure to small amounts of natural and man-made “hormone mimics,” or endocrine disruptors, like soy products and plastics appears to have strong, multi-generational effects. Those are the results presented by North Carolina State University faculty members at a symposium […]

Feb 19, 2010

NC State Names Goldgeier As General Counsel

Eileen Goldgeier has been named North Carolina State University’s vice chancellor and general counsel.  Chancellor James Woodward made the announcement following approval of the Board of Trustees. Goldgeier has spent the last six years as general counsel at the University […]

Feb 19, 2010

NC State Mathematician Receives Packard Award

Dr. Seth Sullivant, assistant professor of mathematics at North Carolina State University, has been awarded a prestigious Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering valued at $875,000 over five years. The Packard Fellowship is awarded by the David and Lucille Packard […]

Feb 18, 2010

Publication Honored

The Brick, a student publication of First Year College, won a merit award from the Charlotte chapter of AIGA, the professional association for design.