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Stories From April 6, 2011

Apr 6, 2011

Charting NC’s Economic Future

With the economy on everyone's mind, NC State's Mike Walden has created a monthly index that forecasts how North Carolina's economy will perform over the next four to six months. Walden is a William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics at NC State. 

Apr 6, 2011

NC State Students Win Udall, Goldwater Scholarships

Two North Carolina State University students are winners of prestigious national undergraduate scholarships. Krystian Kozek of Apex, a junior majoring in materials science and engineering and chemistry, won a Goldwater Scholarship for the 2011-12 academic […] 

Apr 6, 2011

Bright Future, Dark Vision

A grad student proves his storytelling skills in a richly dark interpretation of the four horsemen of the apocalypse. Can a job in Hollywood, or academia, be far behind? 

Apr 6, 2011

Known Quantity

When Athletics Director Debbie Yow hired Mark Gottfried as men's basketball coach, the get-to-know-you portion of the interview was brief.  

Apr 6, 2011

Coastal Dialect Fades

Linguistics expert Walt Wolfram can hear a shift taking place in the Outer Banks. 

Apr 6, 2011

In Memoriam: Jon Ort

Services are scheduled this week for Dr. Jon F. Ort, former extension director and associate dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, who died April 4. 

Apr 6, 2011

Gottfried Named Coach

Former Alabama coach Mark Gottfried has accepted the position of head men's basketball coach at NC State. 

Apr 6, 2011

“Sniffing Out” Lymphoma Genes by Turning Dogs into Humans

Researchers at North Carolina State University are narrowing the search for genes involved in non-Hodgkin lymphoma – by turning dogs into humans. Humans and dogs don’t just share companionship and living space, they also share […] 

Apr 6, 2011

Researchers ID Microbe Responsible For Methane From Landfills

Researchers have long known that landfills produce methane, but had a hard time figuring out why – since landfills do not start out as a friendly environment for the organisms that produce methane. New research […]