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NC State’s “Canopy Meg” works to make science accessible
Meg Lowman figured out how to study the canopy of the rain forest, relying on ropes and construction walkways n the Amazon. Now, she’s facing another challenge—to make science accessible and relevant. She’s doing it as director of Raleigh’s new Nature Research Center that opened in April. [Click here to read.]
Combat to Campus
The new GI Bill is bringing the biggest wave of veterans to NC State since the Vietnam era. As the university works to make the campus more accommodating, the veterans—many of whom served in Afghanistan or Iraq—are trying to adjust to life as a college student.
All in a Day’s Work
For almost three decades, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Thomas H. Stafford Jr. ’66 MS has worn the hats of adviser, policy-maker and keeper of NC State’s history. We spent a day with Stafford and found out that the dedication to his post exceeds the confines of a 9-5 workday.
It’s our Anniversary!
To celebrate 125 years of NC State, we’re talking a look at some familiar landmarks such as Holladay Hall to learn more about our past.
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