Farin to Head IETS
Dr. Peter Farin, associate professor of ruminant health and production medicine and theriogenology, has been named president of the International Embryo Transfer Society.
Lomax Leads Space Biology Association
Dr. Terri L. Lomax, vice chancellor for research and graduate studies, became president of the American Society for Gravitational and Space Biology on Nov. 7.
Middle School Musical
Curtain Call, a creative service project that began six years ago with a dedicated crew of drama buffs and a $1,000 grant from the Park program, helps middle school students channel their creativity.
Wine to Water
Doc Hendley, a 2004 NC State graduate, has been named a CNN Hero for tapping into his bartending experience to save thousands of lives on the other side of the world.
Deep Fried Ambassador
Suzanne Stanard, who began her own blog only a few months ago, is having fun with her latest unpaid gig: the State Fair's official Deep Fried Ambassador.
Malecha to Serve on Committee
Marvin Malecha, dean of the College of Design and president of the American Institute of Architects, has been selected to serve on the honorary committee for the United Nations World Habitat Day.
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.