Vol. 84, 2
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Seafood Science: NC State Brings Fish to your Plate
The folks waiting in line to get fried flounder at N.C. restaurants don’t know it, but NC State researchers play a pivotal role in making fresh fish a menu item. The folks at the Center for Marine Sciences and Technology in Morehead City, N.C., study sea life to ensure the survival of marine habitats, lead marketing efforts for fishermen—and even develop recipes using invasive species. [Click here to read.]
An Olympic Ordeal
When Tommy Burleson ’74 went to the Olympics in Munich, he just wanted to play basketball. Instead, he got a crash course in international politics. Burleson was held at gunpoint when Israeli athletes were taken hostage and was part of a team that refused to accept its medals because of a controversial game with the Russians.
Under a white tent on Centennial Campus, models strutted down the runway as student designers showed off their creations for industry insiders. NC State’s Fashion Week offered two fashion shows and gave students a chance to network with professionals and hear from representatives of fashion design schools around the world.
It’s our Anniversary!
To celebrate 125 years of NC State, we continue our look at some familiar landmarks—this time it’s Tompkins and Harrelson halls—to learn more about our past.
Plus: An interview with Lauren Cranford ’06, president of the Alumni Association Young Alumni Council. [Click here to read.]
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