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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.

May 4, 2012

BRIEF: NCSU and French business school to offer luxury management degree

BRIEF: NCSU and French business school to offer luxury management degree –  Chicago Tribune, News & Observer, Triangle Business News, Charlotte Business – May 4, 2012. N.C. State University is teaming up with a business school in France to offer a new graduate program designed to prepare students for careers in high-end fashion and other luxury… 

May 3, 2012

NCSU and French Business School to Offer Luxury Management Degree

NCSU and French Business School to Offer Luxury Management Degree, Chicago Tribune, May 3, 2012. N.C. State University is teaming up with a business school in France to offer a new graduate program designed to prepare students for careers in high-end fashion and other luxury goods and services. 

May 3, 2012

Facebook Is Pretty Much Like the Rest of the World

Facebook Is Pretty Much Like the Rest of the World, The Atlantic, May 3, 2012. Does the Internet foster new kinds of social connections, or does it simply reflect the biases and trends that we know from the offline world? Amanda Traud, biomathematics, featured. 

May 3, 2012

Signs of life

Signs of life –  Wilson Times, The, May 02, 2012.  The local, state and national economy may be showing some signs of improvement, but unemployment rates are expected to continue to remain where they are for the rest of the year in Wilson County…Improvements in the national economy are happening slowly, much like they have for… 

May 3, 2012

Tiny Crystal ‘Revolutionises Computer’

Tiny Crystal ‘Revolutionises Computer’ –  Silicon India – Online; also OneIndia, May 2, 2012.  Scientists have made a tiny crystal which they claim will take quantum computing to the next level, creating one of the world’s most powerful computers ever developed….scientists from the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology, Georgetown University in Washington, North Carolina… 

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…