Stories From 2011

Nov 9, 2011

NC State, NSF Project To Boost Computer Science Knowledge Through Gaming

North Carolina State University researchers are launching a project to develop a video game that will help improve computer science knowledge in middle school students – and contribute to a better educated workforce in the future. The game, which is […]

Nov 8, 2011

Building a Globally Competitive South Forum Nov. 17

Register by Nov. 10 for “A Way Forward: Building a Globally Competitive South,” on Nov. 17 in Cary. The free forum, which features government and corporate leaders, is sponsored by NC State and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Nov 7, 2011

Mannequin Men

PyroMan™ and his superfriends, creations of the NC State College of Textiles' Textile Protection and Comfort Center, test garments for resistance to flames, heat and hazardous materials.

Nov 7, 2011

Clean Up at Campus Recycling Events

Here’s your chance to dispose of electronics and shred confidential papers, right on campus. Visit the Centennial Campus utility plant on Tuesday, Nov. 15, America Recycles Day.

Nov 7, 2011

Gallippi Awarded NIH Funding

Dr. Caterina M. Gallippi, biomedical engineering professor, received a five-year National Institutes of Health grant for muscular dystrophy research.

Nov 4, 2011

Want To Study New Kinds Of Wireless Systems? Build Your Own

The idea of wireless mesh networks, which expand the reach of traditional Wi-Fi, is not new. But a lot of fundamental questions still need to be addressed (think design and security). To address those questions, one team of computer science […]

Nov 3, 2011

Chromosomal “Breakpoints” Linked to Canine Cancer

North Carolina State University researchers have uncovered evidence that evolutionary “breakpoints” on canine chromosomes are also associated with canine cancer. Mapping these “fragile” regions in dogs may also have implications for the discovery and treatment of human cancers. When new […]

Nov 3, 2011

Narayan Wins $25,000 Prize

Dr. Jagdish “Jay” Narayan delivered a Centennial Campus lecture this week as winner of a $25,000 prize  for scientific and educational achievement in engineering.

Nov 3, 2011

Sign up for Campus CPR Challenge

Learn a skill that can help save a life at the Campus CPR Challenge on Friday, Nov. 18.

Nov 3, 2011

Prof Says Libyan Leader Was Model Student

Professor John Grainger recalls Libya's new prime minister as a mature and soft-spoken Ph.D. student.