Stories From 2012

Nov 27, 2012

Doc Hendley to Give NC State Fall Commencement Speech

Doc Hendley, founder and president of the clean water nonprofit Wine to Water, will deliver NC State’s commencement address on Saturday, Dec. 15, at the PNC Arena in Raleigh. The event begins at 9 a.m. During the ceremony, Chancellor Randy […]

Nov 27, 2012

Unintended Benefits of Interdisciplinary Efforts: Ideas From Kavli Frontiers of Science

Editor’s Note: this is a guest post by Andrew Binder, an assistant professor of communication at NC State who specializes in science communication and how citizens perceive science issues. Binder attended the Kavli Frontiers of Science symposium earlier this month, […]

Nov 26, 2012

New Director Heads Comparative Medicine Center

Jorge Piedrahita has been appointed director of the NC State Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational Research (CCMTR) effective immediately.

Nov 26, 2012

Vet Med Appoints New Associate Dean

Dean Paul Lunn has appointed David Bristol to the newly created role of associate dean for enterprise development in the College of Veterinary Medicine.

Nov 26, 2012

Size Matters When Reducing NiO Nanoparticles

New research finds that size plays a major role in how nanoscale nickel oxide (NiO) shells behave when being reduced to solid nickel nanoparticles. “This advances our fundamental understanding of how the structures of nanoparticles can be changed through chemical […]

Nov 20, 2012

To Stop Hunger

NC State is fighting hunger on campus and across the globe, through a campus food pantry and partnerships with nonprofits and other universities.

Nov 16, 2012

NC State Athletics Director Yow Receives Two-Year Contract Extension

The North Carolina State University Board of Trustees today approved a two-year contract extension for Deborah A. Yow, the university’s director of athletics, which includes an additional $50,000 in supplemental compensation and an enhanced bonus structure for such accomplishments as […]

Nov 16, 2012

Calling for Toys

Have your children in your family outgrown their toys? If the toys remain new and unwrapped you can give them away as part of the Toys for Tots Foundation campaign.

Nov 16, 2012

NC State Announces Inaugural University Faculty Scholars

Chancellor Randy Woodson announced today the inaugural group of University Faculty Scholars, a recognition and reward program for top NC State early- and mid-career faculty.

Nov 16, 2012

Preserving Southern History

At a recent Speaker Series, English professor Dick J. Reavis describes how he brought a Great Depression-era newspaper into the new millennium by digitizing it.