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Mar 22, 2012

Reynolds Named Top Teacher

The winner of the Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching knows how to make astrophysics accessible. 

Mar 20, 2012

Social science

The N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences' Nature Research Center will bring science, and NC State expertise, to the public in some exciting new ways. 

Feb 9, 2012

NC State to Celebrate 125 Years

For a celebration worthy of NC State’s 125th birthday, we're going to take a whole year. Find out what's in store. 

Feb 1, 2012

Consummate Teacher

Dr. Dick Patty continues to command the attention and respect of physics students 15 years after his official retirement. 

Feb 1, 2012

Wang Wins NSF Career Award

Huixia "Judy" Wang, assistant professor of statistics, has received an Early Career Development Award from the National Science Foundation for work on predicting rare events with serious consequences. 

Jan 25, 2012

Blondin Leads Physics Department

Astrophysicist John Blondin is the new head of the Department of Physics. 

Jan 24, 2012

Sullivant Elected to Mathematics Post

Mathematics professor Seth Sullivan has been elected chair of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics activity group on algebraic geometry. 

Jan 11, 2012

Five Elected to AAAS

Five faculty members have been elected as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest scientific society and publisher of the journal Science

Jan 5, 2012

Physics Professor Honored

Physics professor John Thomas has won the Jesse W. Beams Award for significant and meritorious research. 

Nov 29, 2011

Dr. Mary Schweitzer

Dr. Mary Schweitzer, an associate professor of marine, earth and atmospheric sciences, found soft tissue inside 65-million-year-old dinosaur bones, giving rise to the field of molecular paleontology. 

Nov 29, 2011

Dr. John Cavanagh and Dr. Christian Melander

Research by Dr. Christian Melander and Dr. John Cavanagh holds promise for fighting antibiotic-resistant bacteria. 

Sep 22, 2011

Beichner Honored as Digital Education Pioneer

Physics professor Robert Beichner has been honored with a 2011 Harold W. McGraw Jr. Prize in Education for his contributions as a digital education pioneer. 

Aug 24, 2011

Davidian Wins Statistics Award

Dr. Marie Davidian has won a national award honoring a female pioneer in statistics. 

Aug 2, 2011

Comins Named President-Elect

Organic chemistry professor Daniel Comins is president-elect of the International Society of Heterocyclic Chemistry. His two-year term as president begins in 2013. 

Jul 27, 2011

Pirates of the Paleolithic

Avast, ye scurvy Homo erectus! An NC State geologist explains evidence that early humans took to the sea more than 100,000 years sooner than previously thought.