Stories From Oct 2016

Oct 31, 2016

Social Media Photos Priceless for Natural Resources Research

Instagram, Flickr and Panoramio reveal the most valued features of European landscapes.

Oct 28, 2016

Shelton Forum to Focus on Cultivating New Leaders

This year's Shelton Forum highlights cultivating the next generation of leaders.

Oct 27, 2016  |  Events

Veracity and Verification of Scientific Research

Ever wonder about the accuracy of published research? Jeff Leek, assistant professor of biostatistics at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has, and on Thursday he will discuss his thoughts on the subject in the Mountain Ballroom of Talley Student Union.

Oct 27, 2016  |  Events

Libraries Host Mini-Moogfest

Moogfest—the Asheville-born, now Durham-based music, art and technology festival named for the inventor of the Moog Synthesizer—will host an evening full of interactive workshops for NC State students, faculty and staff next Friday evening at the Hunt Library.

Oct 27, 2016

Extra Leave Approved for Hurricane-Affected Employees

Faculty and staff who endured substantial damage or total loss of their primary residence can apply for up to 80 hours of management-approved leave. The deadline to submit applications for this leave is Dec. 31.

Oct 26, 2016  |  Faculty and Staff

Navy Engineer Is New AVC for Facilities

NC State alum Doug Morton, a longtime officer with the U.S. Navy Civil Engineer Corps, has been named associate vice chancellor for facilities. He arrives on campus Nov. 15.

Oct 26, 2016  |  Campus Life

Hillsborough Work to Reroute Traffic

The installation of new power poles on Hillsborough Street will impact traffic and bus routes during the evening hours this week.

Oct 25, 2016  |  Service and Community

Pledge to Combined Campaign Through Nov. 18

Staff and faculty can choose from among almost 1,000 statewide charities as part of the State Employees Combined Campaign. The campaign drive began Monday and ends on Nov. 18.

Oct 25, 2016

Boney Named Director for Institute for Emerging Issues

Leslie Boney, III, vice president of international, community and economic engagement for the University of North Carolina system, has been named director of the Institute for Emerging Issues (IEI), effective January 1, 2017.

Oct 21, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Find Way to Tune Thermal Conductivity of 2-D Materials

Researchers have found an unexpected way to control the thermal conductivity of two-dimensional materials, which will allow electronics designers to dissipate heat in electronic devices that use these materials.