Stories From May 2011

May 25, 2011

Vista Discontinued on June 1

The Vista learning management system will be discontinued on June 1. Find out the options for course hosting.

May 24, 2011

Hips Take Walking in Stride; Ankles Put Best Foot Forward in Run

In a first-of-its-kind study comparing human walking and running motions – and whether the hips, knees or ankles are the most important power sources for these motions – researchers at North Carolina State University show that the hips generate more […]

May 24, 2011

Colby Earns Fellow Award

Jack Colby, assistant vice chancellor for Facilities Operations, will be honored July 17  in Atlanta with the Fellow Award from APPA, an international organization for educational facilities management.

May 24, 2011

Training Table Program Wins Medal

NC State’s training table program for athletes medaled in national competition.

May 23, 2011

Tips on Teaching a New Course

Getting ready to teach a course you've never taught before? Pack your lunch and pick up some helpful ideas June 2 during a panel discussion sponsored by the Assistant Professors' Learning Community.

May 23, 2011

Port City Java Open at Vet School

A new dining location is open in the Terry Center on the Centennial Biomedical Campus.

May 23, 2011

Bad Bugs of Summer: Black Widows

It’s hard to think of an arthropod with a worse reputation than the black widow. Heck, the term is even used to describe serial killers – and it doesn’t get much worse than that. We’ve already covered mosquitoes, ticks and […]

May 20, 2011

Bad Bugs of Summer: Carpenter Bees

Our first two posts on the bad bugs of summer were about bloodsuckers: mosquitoes and ticks. We’ll now look at a pest that is a plague on our homes, if not our flesh – carpenter bees. However, in keeping with […]

May 20, 2011

NC State Announces Spring Dean’s List Students

North Carolina State University Chancellor Randy Woodson announced that 6,507 undergraduate students earned Dean’s List honors at NC State during the spring 2011 semester.

May 19, 2011

Rural Sociologists Elect Schulman

Dr. Michael Schulman has been elected president of the Rural Sociological Society.