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Jan 19, 2012

Provost Appoints Three Search Committees

Provost Warwick Arden has appointed nomination committees in the searches for a vice chancellor and dean of Academic and Student Affairs,  dean of the College of Natural Resources and dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. 

Jan 17, 2012

Brown Confirms Retirement Plans

Dr. Robert Brown, dean of the College of Natural Resources since 2006, has confirmed that he will retire by early fall. 

Dec 7, 2011

Two Dean Searches Planned

NC State will move forward with national searches for deans of the College of Natural Resources and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Provost Warwick Arden announced. 

Oct 11, 2011

USDA Recognizes Forestry Project

Eight team members from NC State are among the winners of a prestigious U.S. Secretary of Agriculture’s Honor Award for a research, education and extension project to maintain and restore forests and ecosystems. 

Sep 13, 2011

“Hey Bobby, Slow Down!” Helicopter Parents Can Impede Child’s Ability to Play

Parental safety concerns may prevent children from getting good exercise, according to a new North Carolina State University study that examined how families use neighborhood parks. Results from the study suggest that children who were monitored too closely by hovering “helicopter” parents were less likely to engage in higher levels of physical activity. “It’s a… 

Sep 1, 2011

Back From the Revolution

Two NC State students reflect on a summer documenting the revolutionary movements in the Middle East. See and hear their poetic portraits of a revolution. 

Sep 1, 2011

Not Business as Usual

A steering team that's responsible for finding ways to consolidate business operations as part of the university’s strategic realignment wants your input. 

Aug 26, 2011

Henderson Honored for Research

Dr. Karla Henderson, a parks, recreation and tourism management professor, received an honorary doctorate from a Canadian university in recognition of seminal research in leisure studies. 

May 17, 2011

Free Verse

Two NC State students join a team of poets traveling to Egypt and Tunisia this summer to experience the democratic movements that are sweeping the region. Meet the artists behind "Poetic Portraits of a Revolution." 

May 11, 2011

Summer of the Arab Spring

Two NC State students join a team traveling to Egypt and Tunisia this summer to document the democratic movements that are sweeping the region. But they're traveling as artists, not journalists. Find out why they're going. 

May 2, 2011

Hobbs, Sills Win Global Awards

Dr. Heidi Hobbs and Dr. Erin Sills won NC State’s inaugural Outstanding Global Achievement Awards for international research and scholarship. 

Apr 21, 2011

Earth Day: Global Research Challenges

For more than 40 years, Earth Day has been a call to arms to appreciate and protect our natural environment. In order to accomplish that mission, we must first understand the challenges threatening our environmental health and sustainability. 

Mar 11, 2011

Sederoff Named Forest Biotechnologist of Year

Dr. Ron Sederoff, Distinguished University Professor of Forestry, has been voted Forest Biotechnologist of the Year by his peers. 

Feb 8, 2011

In Memoriam: Bruce Zobel

Dr. Bruce J. Zobel, pioneer in the field of forest genetics, died Feb. 5. He maintained an active connection with NC State for 45 years. Services will be Friday, Feb. 18, in Raleigh. 

Jan 4, 2011

Lowman Makes Fulbright Visit to India

Dr. Margaret Lowman, research professor in natural sciences and director of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences' Nature Research Center, has been awarded a Fulbright award to travel to India this month.