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An Interview with Dr. Kristin Murphy

Kristin Murphy, global competitive sales intelligence manager for SAS Institute and an alumna of NC State, has been actively involved with the Park Scholarships program for the past four years.

White House Names Park Scholar Brian Ferris ’03 a Champion of Change

posted 2011.08.01 Brian Ferris ‘03 was one of a select group of Americans to be named a Champion of Change in the area of technology and innovation by the White House. Ferris received this recognition for his work with open-source software and public transportation systems.   Ferris and his colleague David Emory worked with the Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District of Portland to develop a multi-modal trip planner. The open-source planner is continually being enhanced by transit agencies around the globe.
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Travis Miles ’07 Studies Climate Change in Antarctic Circle

posted 2011.07.21 After living through over half a dozen major hurricanes while growing up in Hawaii and North Carolina, Travis Miles ‘07 decided he wanted to spend his life exploring the atmosphere and the oceans. This past year, Miles spent several months in Antarctica to investigate how climate change impacts ecosystems on the frozen continent. Miles was based at Palmer Station, one of three American research stations located in Antarctica as part of the Palmer Station Long-Term Ecosystem Research (PAL-LTER)
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