Skip to main content

In the News

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

May 3, 2012

NCSU food conference; Fire Pit BBQ

NCSU food conference; Fire Pit BBQ –  Independent Weekly – Online, May 2, 2012.   May 4 and 5, N.C. State University hosts scholars and historians for Food + History: From Theory to Practice (history.ncsu.edu/food), a conference supported by the departments of history and food science.   

May 3, 2012

STEM programs could fill empty seats in Cary schools

STEM programs could fill empty seats in Cary schools – The Cary News; also Individual.com, May 1, 2012.  Next year’s East Cary Middle School students will help university researchers track the mysterious origins of a gecko that calls the local campus home…”We’re going to allow students to collaborate with (N.C. State University) researchers to see… 

May 3, 2012

Student crafts vision for warehouse district – Raleigh – NorthRaleighNews.com

Student crafts vision for warehouse district – Raleigh – NorthRaleighNews.com – News & Observer – Online; also NorthRaleighNews.com, May 2, 2012. May 2, 2012. Can the warehouse district keep its character as redevelopment brings new buildings, people and businesses? It’s a long-standing question in urban planning circles, and one that Katie Hamilton set out to tackle in a… 

May 3, 2012

: DeSimone elected into National Academy of Sciences

: DeSimone elected into National Academy of Sciences – Individual.com; also Business Wire – Toronto, MarketWatch, Bioportfolio, PharmiWeb, M2 Presswire via COMTEX, May 02, 2012.  Dr. Joseph DeSimone has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), one of the highest honors that a U.S. scientist or engineer can receive. Dr. Joseph DeSimone, William R. Kenan… 

May 3, 2012

American Design Students Service Learning with Kofi Boone in Ghana

American Design Students Service Learning with Kofi Boone in Ghana – Huffington Post – May 5, 2012. North Carolina State University design students collaborated with batik artists in Cape Coast to develop new products to extend their market, especially children’s clothing.  Kofi Boone, landscape architecture, featured. 

May 2, 2012

American Design Students Service Learning With Kofi Boone in Ghana

American Design Students Service Learning With Kofi Boone in Ghana, Huffington Post, May 2, 2012. North Carolina State University design students collaborated with batik artists in Cape Coast to develop new products to extend their market, especially children’s clothing. Kofi Boone, landscape architecture, featured. 

May 1, 2012

Should Colleges Earn Money From Prepaid Student Debit Cards?

Should Colleges Earn Money From Prepaid Student Debit Cards? Time.com, May 1, 2012. Beginning this summer, for example, North Carolina State University will offer a hybrid ID-prepaid debit MasterCard in conjunction with U.S. Bank. 

May 1, 2012

Dalton Takes Big Lead in Primary Battle

Dalton Takes Big Lead in Primary Battle, News & Observer, May 1, 2012. A week before the election, Lt. Gov. Walter Dalton appears to have taken command of the Democratic primary for governor, overwhelming his opponents with a well-funded TV advertising campaign. Dr. Steven Greene, political science, featured. 

Apr 26, 2012

New product not available

New product not available – Southeast Farm Press – Online, Southeast Farm Press – April 25, 2012.  A new aldicarb product (Meymik), which is nearly identical to Temik, has been cleared for use by the EPA, but will not be available to farmers for the 2012 thrips season. NC State’s Entomologist Jack Bacheler featured. 

Apr 26, 2012

Top Performer in Independent Tests

Top Performer in Independent Tests – International Fire Protection Magazine – April 25, 2012. It takes real confidence in your products to hand them over to an independent test facility to be compared to other fabrics in the market and then invite customers to see how they perform. NC State’s Center for Research in Textile Protection and Comfort… 

Apr 26, 2012

SpaceX Docking at Space Station Set to Free Data Stuck in Orbit

SpaceX Docking at Space Station Set to Free Data Stuck in Orbit – Scientific American, Nature – April 25, 2012.  When it comes to doing science on the International Space Station (ISS), the laws of gravity have been flipped: what goes up mostly stays up.  Imara Perera, NC State plant biologist featured. 

Apr 26, 2012

Daily Local News

Daily Local News – Daily Local News – Online; also Associated Press – April 26, 2012.  On a January night, under cover of darkness, Matt Tomasulo and friends dared to commit a subversive act: They placed 27 signs at three intersections in Raleigh, N.C.,advising people how long it takes to walk from one destination to… 

Apr 25, 2012

Space-station rendezvous set to spur research push

Space-station rendezvous set to spur research push – Nature – April 25, 2012.  Upcoming docking of commercial supply craft heralds easier access to orbiting laboratory. Samples from experiments performed on the International Space Station may soon have a return route to Earth aboard the Dragon capsule developed by SpaceX….  Imara Perera, a plant biologist at NC State,…