Stories From 2011

Oct 30, 2011

Diving in

NC State's Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures and the US Army are expanding a project that offers intensive foreign language training to ROTC cadets and other students. Starting in January, active-duty soldiers will begin studying at Ft. Bragg and, later, on campus.

Oct 27, 2011

What Lives Under Your Bed?

Unknown creatures are lurking in the dark corners of your house, even under the bed. Biologist Rob Dunn wants to shine a light on them.

Oct 27, 2011

NC State, Wake Forest, Collaborate to Bring Stem Cell Therapies to Humans, Animals

A new partnership between North Carolina State University and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center will make regenerative medical treatments more quickly available to both human and animal patients. NC State’s Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational Research (CCMTR) and the […]

Oct 27, 2011

NC State Expert Offers Insight On E. coli Outbreak

An outbreak of pathogenic E. coli is currently affecting at least 9 individuals in North Carolina. This pathogen can cause nausea, diarrhea (sometimes bloody), vomiting and can result in long-term health consequences. Dr. Ben Chapman, a food safety researcher at […]

Oct 27, 2011

Flu Version 2.0

Every year, it seems the CDC warns us about a new flu variety, bandying about names that seem more like grid locations in a game of Battleship than actual descriptions:  H1N1, H2N1, and now H5N1 – or technically, H5N1 […]

Oct 27, 2011

Thrall Honored for Radiology Research

Dr. Don Thrall, professor in the molecular biomedical science department, received a lifetime achievement award from the American College of Veterinary Radiology.

Oct 27, 2011

Westmoreland to Lead Engineering Society

Dr. Phillip R. Westmoreland, professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, has been elected president of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.

Oct 27, 2011

Measurement Matters

A task force is pulling together the metrics that will be used for a comprehensive review of undergraduate and graduate programs. There's still time for your input.

Oct 27, 2011

Researchers Use New Approach To Overcome Key Hurdle For Next-Generation Superconductors

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new computational approach to improve the utility of superconductive materials for specific design applications – and have used the approach to solve a key research obstacle for the next-generation superconductor material […]

Oct 26, 2011

SBP Oct 26: Response to vandalism on campus

(this is another guest post by Student Government member Danielle Laundon) By now, most everyone knows about the vandalism that occurred outside the NC State GLBT center in Harrelson on Monday night. One picture in particular depicting the spray-painted slurs […]