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Stories From May 11, 2011

May 11, 2011

Summer of the Arab Spring

Two NC State students join a team traveling to Egypt and Tunisia this summer to document the democratic movements that are sweeping the region. But they're traveling as artists, not journalists. Find out why they're going. 

May 11, 2011

Bad Bugs of Summer: Mosquitoes

Summer is more than lemonade and swimming pools. It means bug bites – mosquitoes, ticks, horse flies, you name it. This is the first in a series of posts profiling these bad bugs of summer: […] 

May 11, 2011

On the Move

We're packing up for the three-year Talley Student Center renovation. Here's how to find the bookstore and what to expect as the construction fences go up. 

May 11, 2011

McGraw Honored for Advising

Roxanna McGraw, director of the Office of Advising and Student Services, has been honored with a national award for leadership in advising. 

May 11, 2011

Spontak’s Research Recognized

Dr. Richard J. Spontak, professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering and materials science and engineering, has been honored for seminal research on thermoplastic elastomer systems. 

May 11, 2011

Carbon, Carbon, Everywhere; But Not From the Big Bang

As Star Trek is so fond of reminding us, we’re carbon-based life forms. But the event that jump-started the universe, the Big Bang, didn’t actually produce any carbon, so where the heck did it – […] 

May 11, 2011

NC State To Hold Commencement Ceremony May 14

North Carolina State University will confer nearly 5,000 degrees on graduating students during its spring commencement exercise, beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 14, in the RBC Center in Raleigh. Media coverage is welcome.