Stories From Nov 2012

Nov 30, 2012

Making Sports Rankings Count

Ever wondered how those sports team rankings get done? Dr. Carl Meyer is a mathematician working on making those rankings more accurate. This video from Inside Science explains how it’s done. Hint: linear algebra is involved.

Nov 29, 2012

Teamwork Is Key to Process Improvements

Two task forces are sorting through common business processes in an effort to standardize and streamline services.

Nov 29, 2012

My Roots Are at NC State

“My Roots Are at NC State,” a new sustainable dining program launched by University Dining this summer, adds super local food to the dining menus.

Nov 29, 2012

Student Awarded for Service Work

Anthropology senior Britt Taylor is one of 17 recipients of a 2012 Community Impact Award.

Nov 29, 2012

Patrick Rand Honored by “Design Intelligence” Magazine

Patrick Rand was chosen by “Design Intelligence” magazine as one of the 30 most admired educators in its November/December 2012 issue.

Nov 29, 2012

Lose Big, Win Big

Feeling sluggish? Want to lose weight or become more fit? University Recreation can help with a new fitness challenge that offers Bulletin readers the chance to win one of two training packages, one for an individual the other for a department of up to 10 individuals.

Nov 29, 2012

Reindog Parade Teaches How to Keep Pets Safe

Enjoy the holidays with your canine companions at the first Reindog Parade on Saturday, Dec. 1.

Nov 29, 2012

Move On, MRSA

MRSA, a drug-resistant bacteria, wreaks havoc in hospitals and on battlefields. An NC State researcher is helping antibiotics fight back.

Nov 29, 2012

Zhu Named 2012 AAAS Fellow

Dr. Yuntian T. Zhu, Distinguished Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at North Carolina State University, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

Nov 28, 2012

Stuff Stockings, With NC State Stuff – Bookstore Items on Sale

The annual NC State finals bookstore sale offers excellent and quirky Christmas gift ideas, all with  NC State themes.