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Stories From 2010

Nov 22, 2010

In Memoriam: Gail Ettinger Bianchi

Gail Ettinger Bianchi, who worked in NC State's College of Textiles for nearly 30 years, died Nov. 14 in Raleigh at age 63. 

Nov 22, 2010

Gen. Odierno To Deliver NC State’s Fall Commencement Address

General Raymond T. Odierno, commander of U.S. Joint Forces Command (USJFCOM), will deliver NC State’s commencement address on Saturday, Dec. 18, at the RBC Center in Raleigh. The commencement ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. […] 

Nov 19, 2010

Ready for Business

The Jenkins MBA program is reaching out to on-the-go business professionals, military members, international students and others who prefer distance education opportunities with the creation of a two-year, online MBA option scheduled to launch next fall. The program will begin receiving applications Jan. 3, 2011. 

Nov 19, 2010

Hey, Dit Dots! A Coastal N.C. Vocabulary Quiz

It has been said that England and the U.S. are two nations divided by a common language. But you don’t have to travel overseas to find English words and phrases that are virtually impossible to […] 

Nov 18, 2010

It’s the End of the Male As We Know Him (And Boas Feel Fine)

If the end of men is upon us, as asserted by a summer cover story in The Atlantic, you can add boa constrictors to the list of those sticking their tongues out at males as […] 

Nov 18, 2010

Khan Wins $25,000 Reynolds Prize

Dr. Saad A. Khan, Alcoa Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, is the 26th recipient of the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company Award for Excellence in Teaching, Research and Extension. 

Nov 18, 2010

National 4-H Hall of Fame Inducts Proctor

Dr. Dalton Proctor, former state 4-H leader in North Carolina, was inducted into the National 4-H Hall of Fame in an October ceremony in Chevy Chase, Md. 

Nov 17, 2010

Thanksgiving Science: Tryptophacts and Tryptophantasies

I was looking for an excuse to write about Thanksgiving science when a friend posed this question: “Can tryptophan be extracted from a turkey and then be injected directly into a human vein via syringe?” […] 

Nov 17, 2010

Bullard Explores Educational Frontiers

Dr. Lisa G. Bullard is among of 53 of the nation’s most innovative young engineering educators selected to take part in the National Academy of Engineering’s Frontiers of Engineering Education symposium Dec. 13-16 in Irvine, Calif.