For those of us from the South, humidity is often a four letter word. It makes us sticky, uncomfortable, and is a recipe for a "bad hair day." Humidity –although bad for the hair – actually serves a purpose. Air that is too dry can cause nose bleeds, cracked skin, and breathing problems. Our goal at University Housing is to provide a comfortable living environment that balances moisture, but sometimes students complain of rooms being "muggy" or "damp".
University Housing’s latest construction project, Wolf Ridge at Centennial, is located on Centennial Campus and set to open fall 2013. This new complex is the first student housing on Centennial Campus and the first LEED certified residence hall at NC State.
The New Year is a perfect time to reflect on the past and make goals for the future. While you might be making New Year’s resolutions to go to the gym at least twice a week and to eat healthier, your student is also making health-focused resolutions of his/her own.
In the last issue of the Wolf’s Den, we reflected on the years 1917-1945. In this issue, we’ll look at how World War II impacted on-campus housing and the changes that took place through the 50’s and 60’s.
Are you a good steward of your data and of sensitive information entrusted to you? In observance of Data Privacy Month, NC State will sponsor three presentations in January to empower campus users to protect their privacy and to control their digital footprint.