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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.

Jul 11, 2012

NCSU program helps students take inventions to market

NCSU program helps students take inventions to market, WRAL-TV, July 11, 2012. Charlie West is hard at work behind the microscope, his soldering tools within reach as he puts together components to build his own robot.But messing up is all part of the experience at NC State’s Entrepreneurs Garage. Tom Miller, academic outreach and entrepreneurship, featured. 

Jul 11, 2012

Yow turning NCSU programs around

Yow turning NCSU programs around, Salisbury Post, July 11, 2012. Two years into her tenure, Debbie Yow is still pushing NC State to become one of the nation’s top athletic departments. N.C. State had its best showing in the Directors’ Cup standings in six years. Debbie Yow, athletics, featured. 

Jul 11, 2012

Will right-leaning Democrats tumble across the aisle?

Will right-leaning Democrats tumble across the aisle?, News & Observer et al, July 9, 2012. The fine line between a Southern conservative Democrat and a Republican continues to fade – fast. Dr. Andy Taylor, political science, featured. 

Jul 11, 2012

Wake County schools seeing faster-than-expected growth

Wake County schools seeing faster-than-expected growth, News & Observer, July 9, 2012. The return of students Monday at year-round schools could mark the beginning of massive growth in the Wake County school system. Dr. Michael Walden , economics, featured. 

Jul 11, 2012

Two years of little compromise between governor and legislature

Two years of little compromise between governor and legislature, Mountaineer, July 9, 2012. Maybe the results were predictable, but they certainly don’t resemble the rhetoric from a couple of years ago. Gov. Beverly Perdue spoke of working with the new Republican majority, and GOP leaders predicted plenty of ways to work together. Dr. Mike Walden, agricultural and… 

Jul 11, 2012

Some African-Americans think Obama takes their votes for granted

Some African-Americans think Obama takes their votes for granted, News & Observer, July 9, 2012. President Barack Obama’’s re-election campaign recently launched a radio ad aimed at African-American voters titled “We’’ve Got Your Back.” Dr. Blair Kelley, history, featured. 

Jul 11, 2012

Run Clinic: Slow Run vs Power Walk – the winner is…

Run Clinic: Slow Run vs Power Walk – the winner is…, The Irish Times, July 10, 2012. In her fortnightly column, author  Ruth Field (and her alter ego The Grit Doctor) compares the benefits of running (even very slowly) with power walking. Dr Gregory Sawicki, biomedical engineering, featured. 

Jul 11, 2012

Research: Glycerol behaviour in feed milling

Research: Glycerol behaviour in feed milling, AllAboutFeed.net, July 10, 2012. NC State scientists studied the impact of crude glycerol on feed milling characteristics of swine diets. This study evaluated the effect of crude glycerol on feed processing of nursery and finisher diets for pigs. 

Jul 11, 2012

Indirect land use change again questioned with North Carolina University Study

Indirect land use change again questioned with North Carolina University Study, Biofuels Digest, Iowa Corn et al, July 9, 2012. A new study indicates that indirect land use change is not statistically correlated with high crop prices to the degree that many models predict. Dr. Barry K. Goodwin, agricultural and resource economics, featured. 

Jul 11, 2012

How Facebook Recruiting Can Backfire

How Facebook Recruiting Can Backfire, BusinessNewsDaily, July 10, 2012. New research shows employers that use social media recruiting should be concerned about how they are viewed by prospective employees. Dr. Will Stoughton, psychology, featured. 

Jul 11, 2012

For Dems

For Dems, News & Observer, July 10, 2012. The fine line between a Southern conservative Democrat and a Republican continues to fade – fast. Dr. Andy Taylor, political science, featured. 

Jul 11, 2012

Ferry tolls and local politics

Ferry tolls and local politics, Mountaineer, July 9, 2012. Tip O’Neill probably never intended that his quip be taken as gospel, with no exceptions and no corrections. Dr. Mike Walden, agricultural and resource economics, featured. 

Jul 11, 2012

Domestic Violence Centers Facing Tough Times

Domestic Violence Centers Facing Tough Times, Philanthropy Journal, July 10, 2012. Domestic violence centers across the country are facing cuts at a time when demand for services is growing. Dr. Brenda Summers, nonprofit management, featured. 

Jul 11, 2012

Conservative Democrats back away from party in South

Conservative Democrats back away from party in South, Winston-Salem Journal, July 10, 2012. The fine line between a Southern conservative Democrat and a Republican continues to fade – fast. That certainly appears to be the case in North Carolina.  Dr. Andy Taylor, political science, featured. 

Jul 9, 2012

Carolina in the Morning

Carolina in the Morning, WECT-TV, July 6, 2012. Extension has deep roots in the farming communities of our state and residents near Wilmington may know Extension as the place to get home gardening information at The Arboretum.