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Class of 2017 To Present William C. Friday Award to UNC President Emeritus Tom Ross

North Carolina State University’s Park Scholarships Class of 2017 will present the 18th annual William C. Friday Award to Thomas W. Ross, President of the Volcker Alliance and President Emeritus of the 17-campus University of North Carolina, on Monday, February 27 at 5:30 pm in NC State’s Hunt Library Duke Energy Hall. Ross will deliver a lecture immediately following the award presentation. The event is free and open to the public; please register to reserve a seat: go.ncsu.edu/friday-award-2017.

Andrew Miller ’13 Receives Thomas Edison Innovation Induction Award

Andrew Miller ‘13 was presented with the Thomas Edison Innovation Induction Award at the 14th Annual Induction and Benefit Event for the National Gallery for America’s Young Inventors in Akron, Ohio. Andrew is among a select group of six students from across the nation named for their work in creating the top inventions of the year. His project, Optimizing Turbine Blade Efficiency by Manipulating Boundary Layer Separation, involved the development of a modified wind turbine blade intended to improve both
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