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Oct 16, 2008

NC State Hosts Pulitzer, National Book Award Winner Philip Levine

What:North Carolina State University will be the host for a reading by Pulitzer Prize- and National Book Award-winning poet Philip Levine, whose works include “They Feed The Lion,” “What Work Is,” “The Mercy,” and his […] 

Oct 15, 2008

University Budget Forum

Faculty and staff are invited to attend the fourth annual University Budget Forum on Wednesday, October 22nd from 2:00 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. and on Thursday, October 23rd from 10:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Both […] 

Sep 26, 2008

NC State Hosts Lecture on “Doing the Math” of Elections

What:North Carolina State University will host a lecture, titled “Chaotic Elections! A Mathematician Looks at Voting,” by Dr. Donald Saari, Distinguished Professor of Mathematics and Economics and director of the Institute for Mathematical Behavioral Sciences […] 

Sep 18, 2008

NC State to Host 2009 Jimmy V Golf Classic

The 2009 Jimmy V Celebrity Golf Classic for Cancer Research, the premier fundraising event bears the name of late Wolfpack basketball coach Jim Valvano, is not only returning to its roots in the Triangle, it […] 

Sep 12, 2008

Salary Recommendation Approved by Board of Governors

The University of North Carolina Board of Governors approved the North Carolina State University Board of Trustees’ salary recommendations for 11 fixed-term contracts, including a new salary for Mary Easley today in its regularly scheduled […] 

Aug 28, 2008

Educating Landowners About Biofuels, Biopower

Converting wood and other plant material into fuel and energy is attracting serious attention as an emerging alternative to fossil fuels. But landowners – who could benefit the most from the increased attention – have […] 

Aug 27, 2008

NC State Hosts 17th Annual Dog Olympics

What:North Carolina State University’s Dog Olympics is a charitable event that is open to dogs of all breeds, shapes and sizes. Medal events include athletic and non-athletic competitions such as doggie limbo, musical sit (similar […] 

Aug 18, 2008

NC State Dean of College of Veterinary Medicine is President-elect of Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges

Dr. Warwick Arden, dean of NC State’s College of Veterinary Medicine, has been named president-elect of the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC). The appointment is effective immediately for 2008-09.  Arden will become president […] 

Aug 11, 2008

NC State Receives $2.5 Million NSF Grant To Study How Students Learn Science Through Computer Games

North Carolina State University has received a four-year, $2.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to learn more about how well computer games help elementary school students learn scientific concepts. 

Jul 28, 2008

Gift of $2.2 Million from Caterpillar Foundation and James E. Owens Helps Build a Global Supply Chain Management Program at NC State University

A gift commitment of $2.2 million from the Caterpillar Foundation and James E. Owens, Caterpillar Inc., chairman and CEO of Caterpillar, will enable North Carolina State University to expand its academic, research and outreach activities […]