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Nov 21, 2017

State of Startups: NC Research Campus ‘coming of age’

The campus has partnered with the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and N.C. State University to establish a Food Processing and Innovation Center that will include a 15,000-square-foot cGMP (current good manufacturing practices) test lab and pilot plant. […]

Nov 21, 2017

Gas prices rise to three-year high for Thanksgiving holiday motorists

Michael Walden, an economics professor at N.C. State University, said there are several reasons behind the recent uptick in gas prices, including concerns about stability in the Middle East. “There is the threat of the United States-Iran treaty termination, the […]

Nov 21, 2017

North Carolina Exporters Fret Over NAFTA’s Future

Forty percent of Hog Slat’s sales go to Canada and Mexico—a number which holds true for the North Carolina hog industry as a whole, according to Blake Brown, an economic professor at North Carolina State University, who also spoke at […]

Nov 21, 2017

A Look Into Online Computer Science Master’s Programs

For some students, a graduate degree in computer science simply makes sense. Mike Hancock, who graduated this past May from the online computer science master’s program at North Carolina State University, says his classmates included individuals in different states and […]

Nov 21, 2017

New Online Program Helps Non-Traditional Teachers Get Licensed

The colleges of education at North Carolina State University and University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill were launching a program this year for lateral entry teachers, called Pathway to Practice. Pathway to Practice is an all-online, self-paced competency-based program. […]

Nov 20, 2017

Want to be a teacher? These 5 NC colleges were chosen for new teaching fellows program.

Five colleges and universities were announced Thursday to host the state’s new teaching fellows program, which is aimed at training teachers in the fields of science, technology, engineering, math or special education. The schools are: Elon University, Meredith College, N.C. […]

Nov 20, 2017

Where Raleigh ranks among the nation’s tech hubs, and what that means

This puts Raleigh in the vanguard of what some call the Third Industrial Revolution, as Michael Walden, an N.C. State University professor notes in his new book, North Carolina Beyond the Connected Age.

Nov 20, 2017

This Vomit Machine Could Purge the Secret to Norovirus

A couple of years ago, Ph.D. student Grace Tung Thompson demonstrated something incredibly gross: When a person vomits, little tiny bits of their throw-up end up airborne. You could ingest them just by breathing air in the same room. Thompson […]

Nov 20, 2017

River basin studies aim to reduce future flooding

North Carolina State University will partner with North Carolina Emergency Management and other experts to coordinate with the US Highway 70 Corridor Commission and communities in the Neuse River basin.

Nov 20, 2017

Attacking Cockroaches With Better Science

Evidence is abundant that cockroach infestations inside homes, most commonly urban housing, increases some children’s risk of allergic reactions and even asthma attacks. But confusion reigns over how to effectively evict the creepy pests, says North Carolina State University urban […]