Stories From Mar 2011

Mar 29, 2011

Williams Wins Smarter Planet Award

Dr. Laurie Williams, associate professor of computer science, won a $10,000 IBM Smarter Planet Innovation Faculty Award to support her work on developing secure electronic health records.

Mar 29, 2011

NC State Hosts Lecture on the Future of Chemistry and Biology

What: North Carolina State University will host a lecture, titled “The Chemistry/Biology Interface: Walking the Edge,” by Dr. Barbara Imperiali, a professor of chemistry and  biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a member of the National Academy of […]

Mar 29, 2011

NC State’s Revolutionary Ankle Implant Will Allow Siberian Husky to Frolic in the Snow Again

Note to editors: Media are invited to speak with Dr. Harrysson, Dr. Marcellin-Little, Sandy Vandall, Zeus’ owner, and meet Zeus at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, March 30 at the College of Veterinary Medicine. The surgery described below is expected to […]

Mar 29, 2011

Health Care IT Providers Need To Do More To Solicit User Feedback

Information technology (IT) companies need to bring in doctors and other health care stakeholders in order to ensure that new technologies and applications are actually useful to the health care system – something which is currently fragmented at best, according […]

Mar 28, 2011

NC State Holds 10th Annual “Art to Wear” Fashion Show

What: Fourteen students from North Carolina State University will present their original designs during the 2011 Collection: “Art to Wear” fashion show. “Art to Wear” will look back at the last 10 years of the show that started at “The Pit” […]

Mar 28, 2011

NC State’s Annual “Dog Day” Race Set for April 3

What: North Carolina State University invites runners and dog owners to compete in the 16th Annual Dog Day Fun Run. Proceeds from the charity event go to the Wake County Animal Shelter. The event features a 5K cross country run […]

Mar 25, 2011

Senior Superlatives

NC State graduating seniors Justin Michael Boucher, Kristy Craig, Jeffrey Johnson and Marycobb Randall were honored with the Mathews Medal, named for Walter J. Mathews, the first student enrolled at the North Carolina College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts in 1889.

Mar 24, 2011

What Happened In Japan? An Overview

In the wake of a recent earthquake and tsunami, there has been enormous interest in the problems facing Japanese nuclear power plants. These events have people asking a large number of questions. What happened? How dangerous is this? How do […]

Mar 24, 2011

Thinking Big

Pete Geisen graduated from NC State with a degree and a job running his own company. Find out how NC State's focus on entrepreneurship pays big dividends for students who think big.

Mar 24, 2011

Chancellor’s Fund Boosts Innovation

If you’re an inventor on campus, you may be eligible for short-term funding to enhance the commercial value of your research through the Chancellor’s Innovation Fund.