NC State’s Garden Show an Emmy Nominee
The NC State-produced show In the Garden with Bryce Lane has been nominated for a regional Emmy.
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.
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. During the ceremony, Chancellor Randy […]
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.
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 decipher to outsiders. The coastal […]
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 they slide to irrelevance. Boa […]
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.
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.
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?” Answer: no. But that raised […]
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.