Smith Elected Chairman
Clarence L. Smith was elected to a one-year term as chairman of the North Carolina State Board of Refrigeration Examiners.
Confrey Appointed to Committee
Dr. Jere Confrey, the Joseph D. Moore Distinguished Professor in Mathematics Education, will join 24 other experts on a national school standards committee.
Giancola Named Tar Heel of Week
Mike Giancola, director of the Center for Student Leadership, Ethics and Public Service, was named the Tar Heel of the Week by the News & Observer for his work with projects such as the University Million Meal Event.
De los Reyes Named TED Fellow
Dr. Francis de los Reyes III, associate professor of civil, construction and environmental engineering, has been chosen as a 2009 TED Fellow.
Rudershausen Pedals for Wildlife
Biologist Paul Rudershausen, a research assistant in the zoology lab at CMAST, put his devotion to wildlife in motion during a 36-day cross-country bicycle trek from the Oregon coast to the North Carolina coast.
Bikers Make 100-Mile Charity Trek
Two faculty members in Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences will make a 100-mile bike trek this Saturday to raise money for United Cerebral Palsy.
Professor John Muth recently returned to campus after serving a year in Iraq.
Surplus Dorm Furniture Donated
More than 5,400 pieces of used dorm furniture found new homes with local shelters and nonprofits this summer instead of being sent to the landfill.
Faculty Named to Design Jury
Robin F. Abrams, AIA, ASLA, head of architecture, and Kofi Boone, assistant professor in landscape architecture, have been selected to serve on the jury panel for the Moore Square Design Competition sponsored by the city of Raleigh.
Professor Appointed to Federal Board
D. Scott Showalter, teaching professor in the Department of Accounting and retired partner at KPMG LLP, was appointed to a five-year term on the Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board.