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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 22, 2012

Museum stages 5-month TREES R US celebration

Museum stages 5-month TREES R US celebration, News & Observer , “Aug. 19, 2012. What would we do without trees? Scientists and educators of the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences and its new wing, the Nature Research Center, invite you to participate in a celebration of trees. Meg Lowman, physical and mathematical sciences, featured. 

Aug 22, 2012

Mike Walden: Can we agree on the economy?

Mike Walden: Can we agree on the economy?, Salisbury Post, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012. Is there any agreement about the economy? You wouldn’t think so by listening to various campaign ads, news debate programs or lunch discussions at work. It seems like rather than coming together on solutions and approaches, we’re pulling farther apart. Mike Walden,… 

Aug 22, 2012

Pack ‘N Cool provides farmers with mobile refrigeration solution

Pack ‘N Cool provides farmers with mobile refrigeration solution, Southeast Farm Press – Online, Aug. 21, 2012. The Pack ‘N Cool refrigerated trailer keeps fruits and vegetables at ideal temperatures during transport from fields to and from farmers markets. Penelope Perkins-Veazie, horticultural science, featured. 

Aug 21, 2012

Food & more by John Kessler

Food & more by John Kessler, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, August 19, 2012. My father-in-law really loved the sharp white cheddar of his Ontario homeland. And so for most family gatherings he would arrive with a bodacious block of Black Diamond cheddar, pale in its black wax coating. It had the size and heft of a brick… 

Aug 21, 2012

Universities Go To Space

Universities Go To Space, Aero-News Network, Augusts 17, 2012. NASA has announced the selection of 10 research efforts from the agency’s inaugural Space Technology Research Opportunities for Early Career Faculty solicitation. NASA will provide grants of as much as $200,000 per year for as long as three years in support of these faculty and their research… 

Aug 21, 2012

Blood drive at NCSU aims for state record

Blood drive at NCSU aims for state record, News & Observer, August 18, 2012. N.C. State University was on pace Friday to strike a record-breaking blow against the national blood shortage. More than 1,400 donors participated in the university’s annual fall semester blood drive. Chancellor Randy Woodson and Mike Giancola, student leadership and engagement, featured. 

Aug 21, 2012

Saturday: Packapalooza is NCSU’s 125th birthday extravaganza on Hillsborough Street | Citizen

Saturday: Packapalooza is NCSU’s 125th birthday extravaganza on Hillsborough Street | Citizen, Independent Weekly, Friday, August 17, 2012. Hey, the kids are back in town, and it’s N.C. State’s 125th birthday, so there’s going to a blow-out on Hillsborough Street tomorrow. The Packapalooza website is the place to go for all the details. 

Aug 21, 2012

Ayn Rand, fountainhead of thought for Paul Ryan, now subject of academic boom

Ayn Rand, fountainhead of thought for Paul Ryan, now subject of academic boom, News & Observer, August 18, 2012. Even before GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney picked U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan as his running mate, a certain selfish, dead and enduringly controversial novelist already was enjoying an unusual boom in university classes, particularly in North… 

Aug 21, 2012

Scotty McCreery Tweets About His First Days at College

Scotty McCreery Tweets About His First Days at College, Wetpaint Entertainment, August 17, 2012. Being American Idol Season 10’s winner doesn’t make Scotty McCreery any different than other 18-year-olds, does it? Okay, maybe a little. But his fall plans are very similar to other ordinary kids his age: attending College! The singer is attending his father’s alma mater,… 

Aug 21, 2012

COLUMN: Holes, moles and voles

COLUMN: Holes, moles and voles, Statesville Record & Landmark, August 18, 2012. For practical purposes, the main difference between moles and voles is their diet. Moles eat earthworms, grubs and insects, while voles only eat vegetation (roots, bark, seeds, etc.). Iredell Cooperative Extension featured. 

Aug 21, 2012

Packapalooza celebrates 125 years of Wolfpack pride

Packapalooza celebrates 125 years of Wolfpack pride, WRAL-TV, August 17, 2012. Students, alumni and fans crowded a Hillsborough Street alive with music, dance and sports demonstrations Saturday to celebrate North Carolina State University’s 125th anniversary. Andy Walsh, student body president, and Chancellor Randy Woodson featured. 

Aug 21, 2012

NC State celebrates 125 years with street festival

NC State celebrates 125 years with street festival, WRAL-TV, August 18, 2012. For 125 years NC State has been a fixture in Raleigh. This Saturday at Packapalooza students, staff and fans will celebrate the university’s past and look forward to the future. Justine Hollingshead, Packapalooza coordinator, and Andy Walsh, student body president, featured. 

Aug 19, 2012

Pre-trial information release serves the public, protects the accused

Pre-trial information release serves the public, protects the accused, The Mountaineer, August 16, 2012. When courts withhold public access to certain police or other records before trials – particularly high-profile ones – the reasoning generally reflects a desire to preserve the suspect’s right to a fair trial. Mike Walden, agricultural and resource economics, featured. 

Aug 19, 2012

Triangle schools land millions in research grants

Triangle schools land millions in research grants, Triangle Business Journal, August 16, 2012. NC State University will receive four grants totaling $2 million. NC State University will receive four grants totaling $2 million, while UNC-Chapel Hill will get three grants worth $778,809. Duke University received two grants worth $519,793 and N.C. Central University landed one for $200,000. 

Aug 19, 2012

When a contingency contract isn’t

When a contingency contract isn’t, The Mountaineer, Augusts 16, 2012. For several years, Republican legislators talked about trying to catch Medicaid cheats using a combination of technology, outside vendors and contingency contracts. Mike Walden, agricultural and resource economics, featured.