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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 23, 2012

Will the Triangle soon have a huge rooftop greenhouse?

Will the Triangle soon have a huge rooftop greenhouse?, Triangle Business Journal, Aug. 21, 2012. (Photo courtesy NC State University) A New York finance and real estate development company called BrightFarms has picked North Carolina’s Triangle region as its next target market for the company’s next big greenhouse farm project. 

Aug 23, 2012

2012 TR35 Judges

2012 TR35 Judges, Technology Review – Online, Aug. 21, 2012. Selecting Technology Review’s yearly list of 35 innovators under the age of 35 is a difficult but rewarding process. We search for candidates around the world who are opening up new possibilities in technology, and then we seek the advice of a panel of expert… 

Aug 23, 2012

Researchers highlight treatment, research needs for homeless families

Researchers highlight treatment, research needs for homeless families, Bio-Medicine, RedOrbit, Aug. 21, 2012. A new paper from NC State University calls for more research on how to help homeless families with children who are facing mental-health problems, as well as changes in how shelters treat those families. Dr. Mary Haskett, psychology, featured. 

Aug 23, 2012

Researchers Highlight Treatment, Research Needs For Homeless Families

Researchers Highlight Treatment, Research Needs For Homeless Families, RedOrbit, Aug. 22, 2012. A new paper from NC State University calls for more research on how to help homeless families with children who are facing mental-health problems. Dr. Mary Haskett, psychology, featured. 

Aug 23, 2012

Road Worrier: NCSU will curb cut-through traffic on Dan Allen Drive

Road Worrier: NCSU will curb cut-through traffic on Dan Allen Drive, News & Observer, Aug. 20, 2012. To ease congestion and improve the on-time arrival record for Wolfline buses, NC State University will restrict through-traffic on a busy campus road. 

Aug 23, 2012

2012’s Best American Colleges

2012’s Best American Colleges, Newsweek International – Europe, Aug. 20, 2012. Rowdy, rigorous, or most beautiful? We’ll help you find the best fit. In addition to affordability and experience, for the first time we considered the Greek fraternity system. Rated least rigorous by students attending the 200 most selective schools: 1 University of Central Florida, 5 San Diego State University, 8… 

Aug 23, 2012

4-H’er brings home the gold

4-H’er brings home the gold, Richmond County Daily Journal, Aug. 22, 2012. Richmond County 4-H’er Kayla Butler took home a gold medal from State 4-H Congress. Congress is the high point of the 4-H year, bringing young people from across the state to the NC State University campus and Raleigh for four days of activity. More than 560… 

Aug 23, 2012

Can lemon juice make raw egg safer?

Can lemon juice make raw egg safer?, News & Observer, Aug. 21, 2012. Q:  I was given a dessert recipe that included raw egg whites and lemon juice. I remember being told that lemon juice “cooks” raw eggs. What do you think? Benjamin Chapman, a food safety expert with N.C. State University agreed that the acidity in… 

Aug 23, 2012

How can U.S. bring jobs home?

How can U.S. bring jobs home?, News & Observer, Aug. 21, 2012. When Democratic National Convention delegates head to Time Warner Cable Arena, they’ll file past tall sculptures outside the building that resemble spindles and bobbins – a nod to North Carolina’s textile past. Blanton Godfrey, textiles, featured. 

Aug 23, 2012

EPA looks for biggest energy loser

EPA looks for biggest energy loser, Marketplace – Online, Aug. 20, 2012. The Environmental Protection Agency is  launching a “Biggest Loser”-style competition for energy use in schools and commercial buildings. The EPA chose 14 competitors; they range from a JC Penney Store in Orange, Calif. to a dormitory on the campus of North Carolina State University. 

Aug 23, 2012

Enterprise risk management making headway, but obstacles remain: Study

Enterprise risk management making headway, but obstacles remain: Study, Business Insurance – Online, Aug. 21, 2012. A new study finds steady progress in the number of companies that say they have formal enterprise risk management processes in place. The survey, conducted by the ERM Institute at North Carolina State University found that 23.4% of survey respondents reported… 

Aug 23, 2012

Say cheese

Say cheese, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Aug. 20, 2012. At the American Cheese Society annual conference this month, an NC State food scientist lead an interesting breakout session on sensory and technical evaluation of taste. Dr. MaryAnne Drake, food science, featured. 

Aug 23, 2012

NAPB honors industry leaders at annual meeting

NAPB honors industry leaders at annual meeting, AgProfessional – Online, Aug. 21, 2012. This year’s National Association of Plant Breeders (NAPB) Lifetime Achievement Award went to an NC State geneticist. Dr. Charles Stuber, genetics, featured. 

Aug 23, 2012

Mental Health Challenges Facing Homeless Parents And Children Living In Shelters And Transitional Housing

Mental Health Challenges Facing Homeless Parents And Children Living In Shelters And Transitional Housing, Medical News Today, Aug. 23, 2012. A new paper from NC State University calls for more research on how to help homeless families with children who are facing mental-health problems. Mary Haskett, psychology, featured. 

Aug 23, 2012

Research on Wood Formation Sheds Light on Plant Biology

Research on Wood Formation Sheds Light on Plant Biology, www.argentinastar.com, Albuequerque Express et al, Aug. 23, 2012. NC State scientists have discovered a phenomenon never seen before in plants while studying molecular changes inside tree cells as wood is formed. Vincent Chiang and Ron Sederoff, forestry and environmental resources, featured.