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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 20, 2012

NC State’s new efficient pico projector raises hopes for smartphone cinema

NC State’s new efficient pico projector raises hopes for smartphone cinema, Engadget, July 17, 2012. A team at North Carolina State University has developed a new liquid crystal projector that could spell the end of bulky and noisy cinema gear. Dr. Michael Escuti, electrical and computer engineering, featured. 

Jul 20, 2012

NC voter turnout so low some polling places went unused

NC voter turnout so low some polling places went unused, WRAL-TV, July 18, 2012. Voter turnout for North Carolina’s runoff elections Tuesday didn’t set a record low, but it wasn’t far off. Dr. Steve Greene, political science, featured. 

Jul 20, 2012

NCSU Will Match Students with Majors Based on Personality Type

NCSU Will Match Students with Majors Based on Personality Type, Campus Technology, July 19, 2012. Students at North Carolina State University, both current and prospective, can now be matched to possible majors based on their Holland personality. 

Jul 20, 2012

Doctors perform skull surgery on sea turtle

Doctors perform skull surgery on sea turtle, USA Today – Online, July 19, 2012. Holden III, an endangered green sea turtle, suffered a deep head wound. But doctors at North Carolina State University used glue, hooks and wires to put him (or her) back together again. (Warning: This video contains graphic content.) Dr. Greg Lewbart,… 

Jul 18, 2012

Songdo: A compact, smart, green city

Songdo: A compact, smart, green city, Korea Herald, July 16, 2012.  The Songdo, residents will be able to send their children to Songdo Global Campus, which will host foreign universities such as North Carolina State University and the State University of New York. The “smart” city will be equipped with computing infrastructure that manages and controls the… 

Jul 17, 2012

Science  Ancient turtle was round like…

Science  Ancient turtle was round like…, Korea Herald,  July 14, 2012. A turtle that lived 60 million years ago in what is now northwestern South America was nearly round with a shell the size of a big truck tire, scientists say. Edwin Cadena,  marine, earth and atmospheric science, featured. 

Jul 17, 2012

Rodents Pass Huge Seeds Like Olympic Torches

Rodents Pass Huge Seeds Like Olympic Torches, Discovery News, ScienceDaily, July 16, 2012. Hefty rodents called agoutis move giant giant seeds similar to the way we humans move the Olympic torch, according to new research. Dr. Roland Kays, forestry and environmental resources, featured. 

Jul 17, 2012

Philanthropy Journal founder departs in cost-cutting shakeup

Philanthropy Journal founder departs in cost-cutting shakeup, News & Observer, Chronicle of Philanthropy, July 14, 2012. The founding editor and all the employees of one of the country’s only newspapers dedicated to covering philanthropy have departed in a cost-cutting shakeup. Dr. Mary Tschirhart, public administration, featured. 

Jul 17, 2012

New year = longer rides for Wake students – Schools – NorthRaleighNews.com

New year = longer rides for Wake students – Schools – NorthRaleighNews.com, News & Observer, July14, 2012. Wake County students are dealing with longer bus rides in the new school year because of a transportation plan that cuts costs by putting fewer buses on the road to serve more riders. Dr. Andy Taylor, political science, featured. 

Jul 17, 2012

NCSU makes smartphone projectors better with new technology

NCSU makes smartphone projectors better with new technology, News & Observer, July 16, 2012. New technology from researchers at N.C. State University and ImagineOptix Corporation may make smartphone projectors as common as smartphone cameras. Dr. Michael Escuti, electrical and computer engineering, featured. 

Jul 17, 2012

NCSU creates stretchable conductors from silver nanowires, lets gadgets go the extra inch

NCSU creates stretchable conductors from silver nanowires, lets gadgets go the extra inch, News & Observer, Engadget et al, July 16, 2012. NC State researchers develop flexible electronics that can stretch, addressing an old problem for wearables as well as any gadget that could afford to take a pull or squeeze. Dr. Yong Zhu, mechanical and aerospace engineering,… 

Jul 15, 2012

Economic growth equation involves public trust, too

Economic growth equation involves public trust, too, The Mountaineer, July 12, 2012. In North Carolina and across the country, a strange dichotomy exists these days when it comes to public discourse about business and the promotion of a strong business climate. Dr. Mike Walden, economics, featured. 

Jul 15, 2012

Elastic Conductors Using Silver Nanowires

Elastic Conductors Using Silver Nanowires, Product Design & Development – Online, July 12, 2012. Researchers from NC State have developed highly conductive and elastic conductors made from silver nanoscale wires (nanowires). Dr. Yong Zhu, mechanical and aerospace engineering, featured. 

Jul 15, 2012

Encouraging Business Growth In Northampton County

Encouraging Business Growth In Northampton County, Carolina Business – Online, July 12, 2012. The Northampton County Center of the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service, supported by NC State and NC A&T, plays a major role with providing skills and knowledge to farmers and citizens. Caroline Browne, Extension Agent 4-H Youth Development said, 

Jul 15, 2012

Energy and Mining Panel extras

Energy and Mining Panel extras, WRAL-TV – Online, July 11, 2012. We have a story online now about the makeup of the news Mining and Energy Commission, which will oversee the development of fracking rules for North Carolina. Here is how the membership is prescribed by Senate Bill 810: (1) The Chair of the North Carolina State University…