Gubbins Wins Rossini Award
Dr. Keith E. Gubbins received the 2012 Rossini Lectureship Award from the International Association of Chemical Thermodynamics.
Building a Future
As the Wolfpack makes final preparations for its first game Saturday vs. Western Carolina, more than a dozen NC State football players can sit back, smile and think, "Well, this isn't the hardest thing I've done in the last three months." No matter what happens on the football field, it may not be as rewarding as the volunteer work they did this summer with Habitat for Humanity.
If you’re likely to trash that survey instead of filling it out, genetics may be partly to blame. Based on research with twins, Dr. Lori Foster Thompson says that some people appear to be genetically predisposed to ignore survey requests.
Archaeological Study Shows Human Activity May Have Boosted Shellfish Size
In a counter-intuitive finding, new research from North Carolina State University shows that a species of shellfish widely consumed in the Pacific over the past 3,000 years has actually increased in size, despite – and possibly because of – increased […]
For six NC State students, including sophomore environmental design in architecture major and Park Scholar Brian Gaudio, the opportunity to help collect and redistribute shoes to needy schoolchildren in the Dominican Republic has sparked a plan to build upon their experiences here at NC State as well as beyond the borders of our campus.
As the leader of the only university with a presence in all 100 North Carolina counties, NC State chancellor Dr. Randy Woodson - along with his wife, Susan - hit the road this summer to gain a firsthand look at how NC State makes a difference from the mountains to the sea.
This Old DNA Of Mine (Is Weak For Surveys)
I have a friend who HATES taking surveys. I’ve always found that irrational, but a new study shows that her dislike of surveys may have a genetic basis. A forthcoming paper shows that some people are genetically predisposed to not […]
Survey Says: Genetics Affect Whether We’re Willing To Take Surveys
A new study from North Carolina State University shows that genetics play a key factor in whether someone is willing to take a survey.
Expert Can Discuss Importance Of Labor Day During Recession, Election Year
As American workers are faced with the “Great Recession” of the 21st century, how are they faring this Labor Day? What role might organized labor play, or not play, in the upcoming fall 2010 elections? Labor historian and North Carolina […]
Fuentes Appointed Editor
Dr. Montserrat Fuentes has been appointed editor of the Journal of Agricultural, Biological and Environmental Statistics.