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NC State news is shared far and wide. Below are just some of our recent appearances in local, regional, national and international media publications.

Jun 14, 2012

Zoo camp inspires next generation of vets

Zoo camp inspires next generation of vets, Courier-Tribune, June 14, 2012. From animal physical examinations to mock surgeries, young participants in the N.C. Zoo’s veterinary camps are learning the skills to be veterinarians. NC State veterinary medicine featured. 

Jun 14, 2012

Chihuahua Puppy Who Was Born Without A Foot Will Become World’s Smallest Bionic Pet (VIDEO)

Chihuahua Puppy Who Was Born Without A Foot Will Become World’s Smallest Bionic Pet (VIDEO), The Huffington Post, June 12, 2012. A rescued puppy named Peggy Leg will soon be the “the world’s smallest bionic pet”. NC State veterinary medicine featured. 

Jun 14, 2012

Has a New Ten-Legged Species Evolved Beneath Rome?

Has a New Ten-Legged Species Evolved Beneath Rome?, Scientific American, June 14, 2012. In 1998 Massimiliano Scalici and colleagues at the University of Rome Tre saw the river crab beneath their city, the biggest city in Italy and one of the biggest cities in the world. Rob Dunn, biology, featured. 

Jun 14, 2012

Will NCSU create the next Mars rover?

Will NCSU create the next Mars rover?, Triangle Business Journal, June 15, 2012. NC State developing Tumbleweed, a Mars rover, which is intended to roll anywhere there’s wind – places a bulkier rover can’t access easily. 

Jun 13, 2012

Undersea Volcano Gave Off Signals Before Eruption in 2011

Undersea Volcano Gave Off Signals Before Eruption in 2011, ScienceDaily, June 10, 2012. A team of scientists correctly forecasted the 2011 eruption of Axial Seamount now says that the undersea volcano gave off clear signals just hours before its impending eruption. NC State mentioned as a project participant and co-author on the Nature Geoscience articles. 

Jun 13, 2012

Prone to Progress?: New study shows that some personality types more likely to support companies with a cause

Prone to Progress?: New study shows that some personality types more likely to support companies with a cause, MSN Money et al, June 12, 2012. New research identifies two personality characteristics that significantly increase the likelihood that an individual will support innovative “social entrepreneurial” firms. Dr. Stacy Wood, business management, featured. 

Jun 12, 2012

Drought disappears from N.C. for first time in nearly two years

Drought disappears from N.C. for first time in nearly two years, Courier-Tribune, June 11, 2012. Recent rainfall has helped to rid North Carolina of drought conditions for the first time in almost two years. Ryan Boyles, marine, earth, and atmospheric sciences, featured. 

Jun 12, 2012

Experts dispute sandboxing would have stopped Flame

Experts dispute sandboxing would have stopped Flame, Network World – Online, June 11, 2012. At least one vendor is making the argument that sandboxing technology would have protected computer systems against highly sophisticated malware package. Xuxian Jiang, computer science, featured. 

Jun 12, 2012

Experts dispute sandboxing would have stopped Flame

Experts dispute sandboxing would have stopped Flame, PC Advisor, June 11, 2012. At least one vendor is making the argument that sandboxing technology would have protected computer systems against highly sophisticated malware package. Xuxian Jiang, computer science, featured. 

Jun 12, 2012

Flea and tick control safer for people, too

Flea and tick control safer for people, too, Courier Journal, June 12, 2012. Keeping fleas and ticks off your pets and you is good for your health.  NC State veterinary college featured. 

Jun 11, 2012

Introduction to Nonwovens Technology

Introduction to Nonwovens Technology, Textile World – Online, June 12, 2012. Book introduction: Category: Nonwovens/Technical Textiles. Dr. Subhash K. Batra and Dr. Behnam Pourdeyhimi, nonwovens, featured. 

Jun 11, 2012

Researchers Use Flexible Channel Width To Improve User Experience On Wireless Systems

Researchers Use Flexible Channel Width To Improve User Experience On Wireless Systems, Wireless Design & Development, June 11, 2012. NC State researchers have developed a technique to efficiently divide the bandwidth of the wireless spectrum in multi-hop wireless networks to improve operation and provide all users in the network with the best possible performance. Parth Pathak, computer… 

Jun 11, 2012

Award-Winning Architect and Educator Marvin Malecha to Deliver Commencement Address at NewSchool of Architecture and Design Graduation

Award-Winning Architect and Educator Marvin Malecha to Deliver Commencement Address at NewSchool of Architecture and Design Graduation, WTVD-TV, June 11, 2012. NewSchool of Architecture and Design (NSAD) announced that award-winning architect Marvin Malecha, dean of the College of Design at North Carolina State University, will deliver the keynote address at NSAD’s commencement ceremony. Dr. Marvin… 

Jun 11, 2012

: Dr. Mike Mullen Named Vice Chancellor/Dean of NC State’s Division of Academic and Student Affairs

: Dr. Mike Mullen Named Vice Chancellor/Dean of NC State’s Division of Academic and Student Affairs, Individual.com et al, June 11, 2012. Dr. Michael D. Mullen has been named vice chancellor and dean of the Division of Academic and Student Affairs at North Carolina State University, effective Aug. 1, 2012. Provost Warwick Arden announced the appointment today.… 

Jun 11, 2012

Award-Winning Architect and Educator Marvin Malecha to Deliver Commencement Address at NewSchool of Architecture and Design Graduation

Award-Winning Architect and Educator Marvin Malecha to Deliver Commencement Address at NewSchool of Architecture and Design Graduation, Boston Globe, June 11, 2012. NewSchool of Architecture and Design (NSAD) announced that award-winning architect Marvin Malecha, dean of the College of Design at North Carolina State University, will deliver the keynote address at NSAD’s commencement ceremony. Dr. Marvin…