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May 1, 2014

Increased Drought Portends Lower Future Midwest Crop Yields

Increasingly harsh drought conditions in the U.S. Midwest’s Corn Belt may take a serious toll on corn and soybean yields over the next half-century, according to research published today in the journal Science. Corn yields […] 

Mar 11, 2014 | Campus Life

NC State Experts Can Address Midterm Election Issues

Experts from North Carolina State University can offer insight into key issues facing House and Senate candidates in the 2014 midterm elections, including issues relating to race, gender, and the economy. 

Feb 5, 2014

Emerging Issues Forum to Focus on Teachers, Teacher Quality

National education experts and policy leaders will join N.C. leaders to discuss how teacher quality impacts educational outcomes at the 29th annual Emerging Issues Forum. This year’s forum, titled “Teachers and the Great Economic Debate,” […] 

Aug 15, 2013

NC State Partners With National Security Agency on Big-Data Lab

North Carolina State University Chancellor Randy Woodson today announced a new partnership with the National Security Agency (NSA) to create the Laboratory for Analytic Sciences (LAS) on NC State’s Centennial Campus. The lab will bring […] 

Aug 12, 2013

Trust and Towns in Transition

Near the Blue Ridge Parkway, three North Carolina towns have grown rapidly as jobs shifted from mining and timber to hospitality and tourism. In Macon County, natural resource-based jobs plummeted from 10 percent to almost […] 

Feb 26, 2013

NC State Leads Summit on Economic Development

Leaders from across the nation in business, higher education and the public sector converged on North Carolina State University Tuesday for a critical summit to discuss how universities impact job growth and economic development. The […] 

Feb 25, 2013

NC State Hosts Summit on University Role in Driving Economy

How do universities leverage their research findings to spur job creation and transform economies? North Carolina State University will host academic, business and thought leaders to discuss university innovation and how it drives economic growth […] 

Jun 13, 2012

NC State Hosts Start-Up Event; U.S. Rep. Ellmers to Speak

North Carolina State University will host its Fast 15 Signature Event, an opportunity to learn more about the new technologies and companies created at the university, from 1 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 14, […] 

Jul 27, 2011

Real Research, Real Results

From eradicating bed bugs to programming bandages, research at NC State produces results with real impact. 

Apr 24, 2011

Thinking Big

Pete Geisen graduated from NC State with a business degree and a job running his own nanotechnology company. Find out how NC State's focus on entrepreneurship boosts the economy and pays big dividends for students who think big.