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Author: David Hunt

Apr 9, 2009

Next Stop, Milan

Industrial design student Michael Rall is packing his bags for an all-expenses-paid trip to the design fair April 22-27 courtesy of LG Surfaces. 

Apr 2, 2009

Thank God for Darwin

Harvard Divinity School has offered NC State student John Coggin a full scholarship to pursue a master’s degree there. 

Mar 19, 2009

The Doctor is In

The Health Professions Advising Center helps students navigate the highly competitive process of applying to – and getting accepted to – the nation's top medical, dental, optometry, pharmacy and other health care graduate schools. 

Mar 19, 2009

The Masters of Modern

A look back at the university's contributions to modern design, which began almost as soon as the School of Design (now the College of Design) opened its doors in 1948 under the leadership of Dean Henry Kamphoefner. 

Mar 19, 2009

Rough Draft

How an angry, disaffected dropout became one of the most promising young writers in the United States 

Mar 5, 2009

Bowles Fighting Cuts

Erskine Bowles told NC State's staff senate that a potential 7 percent reduction in state funding would have a devastating impact on the 16-campus system. 

Feb 2, 2009

Three to Receive Prestigious Watauga Medal

A former trustee, a professor emeritus and a longtime state official will be honored with the prestigious Watauga Medal by North Carolina State University for their distinguished service to the university. C. Richard Vaughn, Dr. J. Lawrence Apple and E. Norris Tolson will received the awards, the highest nonacademic honor bestowed by NC State, at the… 

Jan 23, 2009

Master of Music

Works by Dr. J. Mark Scearce are being performed across the Triangle in coming weeks. 

Nov 11, 2008

Visionary Centennial Campus Planner Dies

Dr. Claude E. McKinney, who transformed his vision for a community of “intellectual entrepreneurs” into one of the nation’s most successful university research parks at North Carolina State University, died Tuesday in Raleigh following a long illness. He was 79. McKinney shepherded the development of Centennial Campus, the university’s 1,300-acre research community, for more than… 

May 8, 2008

Hoit Named NC State’s Vice Chancellor for Information Technology

Dr. Marc I. Hoit has been named vice chancellor for information technology at North Carolina State University, a new position established to develop and execute a progressive information technology strategy for the university. As NC State’s chief information officer, Hoit will report to Chancellor James L. Oblinger, who announced the selection today. Hoit will direct the… 

Mar 19, 2008

Grad Student Building Wooden Car

North Carolina State University student Joe Harmon is designing and building a concept car almost entirely out of wood for his graduate project in industrial design. The supercharged two-seater – dubbed “the Splinter” – will make its debut at the International Woodworking Fair in Atlanta on Aug. 20. 

Nov 7, 2007

Faculty Senate Talks Energy

Senators discussed the challenges and opportunities of NC State's Year of Energy. 

Nov 7, 2007

First Cut Isn’t the Deepest

Thanks to two enterprising employees in the Materials Lab, insurance actuaries all over Raleigh are sleeping better tonight. 

Oct 31, 2007

Blog Like a Pro

Tired of feeling like a techno-nobody when your 6-year-old niece starts talking about her blog? Thanks to NC State, those days are over. 

Oct 31, 2007

Almost Famous

Friday Institute employees take first place in VMware’s video contest.