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NC State news is shared far and wide. Below are just some of our recent appearances in local, regional, national and international media publications.

Aug 29, 2012

North Carolina State University3 published articles

North Carolina State University3 published articles, Journal of Visualized Experiments, Aug. 28, 2012. NC State joint biomedical engineering report details the construction of a multiplexed microneedle-based sensor with clinical medicine and biomedical research uses. Biomedical engineering, veterinary medicine and plant pathology published articles featured. 

Aug 29, 2012

New site offers help with shift to digital education

New site offers help with shift to digital education, i360Gov, Aug. 27, 2012. eSchool News: A new online community aims to help schools and districts as they move toward digital education. The U.S. Department of Education, the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation at NC State University, and the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) partnered to create the… 

Aug 29, 2012

Meritor Names Fullbright Manufacturing Engineer of the Year

Meritor Names Fullbright Manufacturing Engineer of the Year, Boston Globe, Aug. 28, 2012. Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR), a leading global supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking and aftermarket solutions for commercial vehicle and industrial markets, recently announced that Tim Fullbright has been named the company’s Manufacturing Engineer of the Year. Fullbright has a bachelor’s degree in electrical… 

Aug 29, 2012

Former governor Holhouser named to OMSO board

Former governor Holhouser named to OMSO board, News & Observer, Aug. 27, 2012. The Office of Mortgage Settlement Oversight (OMSO) announced its five-person board of directors. Bonnie Hancock,  management, featured. 

Aug 29, 2012

European Woes Could Portend Problems for U.S.

European Woes Could Portend Problems for U.S., Carolina Journal, Aug. 28, 2012. It wasn’’t supposed to be this way. When Jean Monnet and Paul-Henri Spaak conceived of the European Economic Community in the mid-1950s, they may not have wanted a European superstate. Andy Taylor, political science, featured. 

Aug 29, 2012

Enterprise risk management making headway, but obstacles remain: Study

Enterprise risk management making headway, but obstacles remain: Study, Business Insurance – Online, Aug. 27, 2012. A new study finds steady progress in the number of companies that say they have formal enterprise risk management processes in place, though obstacles remain to successful ERM adoption. The survey, conducted by the ERM Institute at NC State University found that… 

Aug 29, 2012

Duke study pinpoints a benefit of breast-feeding

Duke study pinpoints a benefit of breast-feeding, News & Observer, Aug. 27, 2012. It’s widely known that human milk makes for healthier infants than formula, but not all of the reasons are clear. Duke researchers are planning to work with NC State University scientists to explore one question raised by the study: Whether cow’s milk could do… 

Aug 29, 2012

Canada’s Big Tobacco Sale to China

Canada’s Big Tobacco Sale to China, Tobacco Asia, Aug. 28, 2012. This time it’s a case of the Indians saving the day as an aboriginal cigarette company inks a deal with CTI for 12 million lbs of Ontario leaf. The addition of Canadian leaf to Chinese British blend cigarettes could be a “perfect fit.” W.K.… 

Aug 29, 2012

Can Analytics Degree Bridge The Business-IT Gap?

Can Analytics Degree Bridge The Business-IT Gap?, TechWeb, InformationWeek, Aug. 27, 2012. LSU last week announced a Master of Science in Analytics (MSA) degree program that’s starting this month for the 2012-2013 school year. LSU’s new program closely mirrors the MSA program at North Carolina State University, which was launched four years ago with financial support… 

Aug 29, 2012

Big Bedbug Families

Big Bedbug Families, KPCC-FM – Online, Aug. 28, 2012. Bedbugs are back. They went away for a few decades, but they’re now the scourge of many a hotel and home. But what’s itchy for some is science for entomologists. Insect experts from North Carolina State University recently kidnapped bedbugs from infested buildings across the country and looked… 

Aug 29, 2012

Andy Hall’s Southern Special

Andy Hall’s Southern Special, NY Arts Magazine – Online, Aug. 27, 2012. CAM Raleigh’s latest exhibition, FORM SPECIAL, an exhibition of solar projects and site collages, is a new body of artworks created by Andy Hall. CAM Raleigh is a collaboration between the Contemporary Art Foundation, the community and NC State College of Design. Steve Kalland, physical and… 

Aug 29, 2012

West Nile Virus on the Rise: Learn Why & Get Simple Tips forEffective Protection

West Nile Virus on the Rise: Learn Why & Get Simple Tips forEffectie vProtection, MarketWatch, Aug. 27, 2012. 2012 has brought with it record Lyme disease risk and now concerns about an uptick in West Nile Virus cases.  Charles Apperson, entomology, featured. 

Aug 28, 2012

UNC leads Duke, NCSU in federally funded R&D

UNC leads Duke, NCSU in federally funded R&D, Triangle Business Journal, Aug. 28, 2012. In 2010 fiscal year, UNC-CH received $546 million in federal funding, Duke received $514 million and N.C. State University received $139 million, ranking it 80th in the nation. In total for the 2009-10 school year, UNC-CH was awarded $803 million for research, called… 

Aug 28, 2012

Gas prices rise as refineries shut for Isaac

Gas prices rise as refineries shut for Isaac, WRAL-TV, Aug. 28, 2012. Pump prices are heading higher as Tropical Storm Isaac forces several major refineries along the Gulf Coast to halt production in preparation for high winds and heavy rains. Mark Nance, public and international affairs, featured. 

Aug 28, 2012

How to offset grocery price hikes due to drought

How to offset grocery price hikes due to drought, Sacramento Bee, Bangor Daily News, Aug. 27, 2012. The Midwestern drought making headlines now will eventually hit consumers in the supermarket checkout line. Michael Walden, agricultural and resource economics, featured.