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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 12, 2012

Fossil turtle from Colombia round like car tire

Fossil turtle from Colombia round like car tire, PHYS.org, Science Daily et al, July 11, 2012. Paleontologists unearth the carapace of the giant turtle, Puentemys, which lived 60 million years ago. Edwin Cadena, marine earth & atmospheric sciences, featured. 

Jul 12, 2012

Astronomers Announce Discovery Of Youngest Supernova

Astronomers Announce Discovery Of Youngest Supernova, Free Internet Press, July 11, 2012. Scientists reported the discovery of the youngest supernova in the Milky Way, ending a 50-year search for the exploded stars that remain mysteriously difficult to spot in our galaxy. Dr. Stephen Reynolds, physics, featured 

Jul 11, 2012

The Value of Play Developing Meaningful Play Opportunities Through Research

The Value of Play Developing Meaningful Play Opportunities Through Research, Recreation Management, July 10, 2012. Current research in established and emerging play science disciplines shows play must be considered as much a valuable component of childhood as any subjects learned in school. Dr. Robin Moore, natural learning initiative, featured. 

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.