Social Media Photos Priceless for Natural Resources Research
Instagram, Flickr and Panoramio reveal the most valued features of European landscapes.
Shelton Forum to Focus on Cultivating New Leaders
This year's Shelton Forum highlights cultivating the next generation of leaders.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.