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Jul 24, 2015

Centuries-Old Shipwreck Discovered Off North Carolina Coast

Marine scientists from North Carolina State University, Duke University and the University of Oregon discovered the wreck on July 12 during a research expedition aboard the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) research ship Atlantis. 

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Jul 23, 2015

Study Finds Metal Foams Capable of Shielding X-rays, Gamma Rays, Neutron Radiation

Research from North Carolina State University shows that lightweight composite metal foams are effective at blocking X-rays, gamma rays and neutron radiation, and are capable of absorbing the energy of high impact collisions. The finding means the metal foams hold promise for use in nuclear safety, space exploration and medical technology applications. 

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Jul 23, 2015

NC State Board of Trustees Announces Officers and New Members

During its summer meeting, North Carolina State University’s Board of Trustees appointed James W. Owens as chair, Jimmy D. Clark as first vice chair, Thomas E. Cabaniss as second vice chair and Ann B. Goodnight as secretary. 

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Jun 29, 2015

Food Science Grad Students Place in National Competition

A team North Carolina State University food science graduate students has been selected as one of the top three teams in the National Dairy Council New Product Competition for their product 'Shake and Go Kefir.' 

Jun 25, 2015

Distributed Technique for Power ‘Scheduling’ Advances Smart Grid Concept

NC State graduate students Navid Rahbari-Asr and Yuan Zhang are co-authors of a paper about a new technique for “scheduling” energy in electric grids that moves away from centralized management by tapping into the distributed computing power of energy devices. 

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Jun 15, 2015

NC State Names Vice Chancellor for Research, Innovation and Economic Development

Dr. Alan Rebar, senior associate vice president for research, executive director of Discovery Park and professor of clinical pathology at Purdue University, has been named NC State's vice chancellor for research, innovation and economic development. 

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Jun 12, 2015

Moa Proteins, Moa Information

Tim Cleland, a postdoc in biomedical engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and NC State Ph.D. alumnus, is exploring how an extinct, flightless bird -- the moa -- can shed light on how proteins preserve and degrade in fossils. 

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Jun 5, 2015

Student Investigates Solutions to Arsenic in Groundwater

Soil science Ph.D. student Elizabeth Gillispie says the mix of experiences she’s gained at NC State – high and low tech; research, outreach and policy; and field and laboratory work – is the kind of diversity she hopes for in a career. 

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Jun 4, 2015

Doctoral Alumna to Lead Shaw University

At 34, Tashni Dubroy recognizes that she is young to be named the president of Raleigh's Shaw University. Dubroy, who earned a Ph.D. in organic chemistry at NC State in 2007, will lead the historically black university beginning Aug. 1. 

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Jun 4, 2015

College of Sciences Hires New Dean

Dr. William Ditto, dean of the College of Natural Sciences at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, has been named dean of North Carolina State University’s College of Sciences, effective Sept. 1. Provost Warwick Arden announced the appointment today.