Stories From Jun 2017

Jun 22, 2017  |  Faculty and Staff

Vasu to Retire After 34 Years With College of Education

The associate dean for academic affairs talks about what she will miss (and won’t miss) about working with the College of Education.

Jun 21, 2017

Plasmapheresis a Potentially Life-Saving Approach to Veterinary Immunotherapy

A relatively new therapy in veterinary medicine, plasmapheresis can be used to treat immune-mediated diseases. It is used almost exclusively after traditional drug therapy, even with increased dosage, proves ineffective…

Jun 21, 2017

Triangle Venture Alliance Makes Initial Investment Impact

NC State joins other Triangle universities in venture capital alliance to spur innovation.

Jun 21, 2017  |  Faculty and Staff

Engineering a New Life for Thumper

Replacing rear legs with wheelchair devices is increasingly common in companion animals, but doing so with the delicate front legs of cats is particularly difficult.

Jun 21, 2017  |  Campus Life

Design Students Imagine the Crossroads Building

Architecture students have taken some first cracks at designing the centerpiece of the Imagination Corridor.

Jun 20, 2017  |  The Abstract

Communicating Science to Skeptical Audiences

Conveying scientific findings to a skeptical audience can be a daunting task.

Jun 20, 2017  |  Faculty and Staff

Arboretum Director: Helping Your Garden Grow

You want a green thumb, but your plants are all brown. Learn how heat and soil affect your garden, and why you should think about getting rid of your lawn.

Jun 20, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Ancient Skulls Shed Light on Migration in the Roman Empire

Skeletal evidence shows that, hundreds of years after the Roman Republic conquered most of the Mediterranean world, coastal communities in what is now south and central Italy still bear distinct physical differences to one another.

Jun 19, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Most State Pension Plans Paper Over Unfunded Liabilities

An analysis of state pension plans from across the country finds that the already troubling state of pension finances may be even worse than it first appears because many pension managers are making their plan’s financial condition look better by perpetually putting off payments.

Jun 15, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Saving America’s Nuclear Industry

NC State is helping the nuclear energy industry remain a significant part of America's long-term energy portfolio.