Stories From Oct 2012

Oct 31, 2012

In the Footsteps of Indiana Jones: A New Archaeological Excavation at Petra

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Dr. Tom Parker, a professor of history at NC State. Parker has served on archaeological expeditions in the Middle East for more than 30 years. Since 1994, Parker has been director of […]

Oct 30, 2012

NC State Partners With Volvo Group to Provide Job-Ready Talent

North Carolina State University will partner with the Volvo Group to provide job-ready talent for the global automotive manufacturer as part of the company’s Academic Partner Program (APP) Preferred Talent Partner Cooperation Program. The relationship was formalized with the signing […]

Oct 30, 2012

New Tool Aims to Ensure Software Security Policies Reflect User Needs

Researchers from North Carolina State University and IBM Research have developed a new natural language processing tool that businesses or other customers can use to ensure that software developers have a clear idea of the security policies to be incorporated […]

Oct 29, 2012

NC State to Partner With Volvo Group

North Carolina State University will become a preferred academic talent partner of the Volvo Group, affording students experience- and career-building opportunities with the global automotive manufacturer, including co-ops, internships and mentorships. On Tuesday, Oct. 30 at 2:30 p.m., Volvo executives […]

Oct 29, 2012

NC State Tips for Keeping Pets Safe This Halloween

Halloween is near and Dr. Rita Hanel has timely advice to help pet owners avoid emergency trips to the veterinarian. “Halloween is a fun time for both children and adults with neighborhood trick-or-treating, visitors and parties,” says Hanel, professor of […]

Oct 29, 2012

In Particulate Matter, the Particulars Matter

When statisticians start talking about PM, they aren’t referring to political leadership. PM stands for particulate matter, and it’s important because it has a direct effect on the health and well-being of anyone who breathes. Statistician Montserrat Fuentes has built […]

Oct 26, 2012

Hoit Honored as Best Public Sector CIO

Our Vice Chancellor for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, Dr. Marc Hoit has been named a top IT executive in the Triangle.

Oct 25, 2012

State of the University

Chancellor Randy Woodson praised students, faculty and staff at his annual State of the University address Tuesday in Stewart Theatre and highlighted NC State's successes in research, faculty investment, academic excellence, economic impact and more.

Oct 25, 2012

Blending Math With Music

CALS business officer, Thomas Mease, plays flute for three orchestras and has seasonal concerts at wonderful locations including the White House. Find out why Mease believes music and mathematics fit so well together.

Oct 25, 2012

Exxon Mobil Awards the College of Engineering

Exxon Mobil Corporation awarded this month a total of $38,000 in grants to support the College of Engineering.