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Sep 4, 2009

NC State Researcher Receives Grant to Study Nuclear Safety, Waste Reuse

A North Carolina State University researcher has received an $800,000 grant from the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) to explore ways to reuse or otherwise safely dispose of waste from nuclear power plants. Dr. Gary Mitchell, professor of physics at NC State, will serve as lead investigator on the project titled, “Cross Sections, Level Densities and… 

Aug 18, 2009

NC State Ready to Respond to H1N1 Virus on Campus

Cases of Influenza A (H1N1) are being diagnosed on a regular basis in North Carolina, particularly in the Triangle area, making H1N1 the dominant flu strain in the region. North Carolina State University officials have developed a plan to help educate the campus community about H1N1, and to encourage students to receive flu shots and… 

Jul 13, 2009

NC State’s Arden is President of Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges

Dr. Warwick Arden, interim provost and dean of College of Veterinary Medicine at North Carolina State University, has been named president of the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC). The appointment for the 2009-10 term is effective immediately. The AAVMC coordinates the affairs of veterinary colleges in the United States, Canada, England, Ireland, Australia… 

Jul 7, 2009

University to Host Open Forum on Budget

Faculty and staff are invited to an open forum on the university’s budget on Thursday, July 9 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in Stewart Theatre, located in the Talley Student Center. Interim Provost Warwick Arden and Vice Chancellor for Finance and Business Charles Leffler will discuss current budget planning and reductions. Time will be allotted… 

Jun 17, 2009

NC State Faculty Receive Fulbright Scholar Awards

Three North Carolina State University faculty members have been chosen to participate in the Fulbright Scholars Program to teach and study abroad in the 2009-2010 academic year. Each year Fulbright grants are awarded to researchers, teachers and administrators of universities around the world. The grants allow for up to one year of research abroad at… 

Jun 10, 2009

Woodward Named Interim Chancellor of NC State

Dr. Jim Woodward has been named interim chancellor of North Carolina State University, bringing years of administrative experience and leadership to the university. “I have a special affinity for NC State that has grown since my time as a professor here,” Woodward said. “This institution is critical to the state of North Carolina and to the… 

Apr 29, 2009

NC State’s John Kessel Wins Nebula Award for ‘Pride and Prometheus’

As a fledgling science fiction author in the early 1980s, John Kessel got a boost when he won the prestigious Nebula Award for science fiction and fantasy writing. Twenty-six years and eight nominations later, the North Carolina State University English professor has done it again – taking home one of the most highly esteemed awards… 

Apr 15, 2009

NC State’s Atkinson Wins UNC System Teaching Excellence Award

Dr. Maxine P. Atkinson, professor of sociology and head of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at North Carolina State University, has been honored with an Award for Excellence in Teaching from the University of North Carolina (UNC) Board of Governors. One educator from each UNC system campus wins the award, which comes with a… 

Mar 18, 2009

NC State Names New Dean of College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Dr. Jeffery P. Braden has been chosen to serve as the next dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHASS) at North Carolina State University. Braden will assume the new post April 1. He has served as interim dean of the college since May 2008.