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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 9, 2012

Carolina in the Morning

Carolina in the Morning, WECT-TV, July 6, 2012. Extension has deep roots in the farming communities of our state and residents near Wilmington may know Extension as the place to get home gardening information at The Arboretum. 

Jul 9, 2012

Youth program helps build future engineers | helps, program, build – Local News, Weather and Breaking Stories in North Carolina- Sun Journal – newbernsj.com

Youth program helps build future engineers | helps, program, build – Local News, Weather and Breaking Stories in North Carolina- Sun Journal – newbernsj.com, Sun Journal – Online, July 7, 2012. Justyn Michael Robertson is the kind of person for whom NC State’s engineering camp was designed. Dr. Bill Fortney, engineering, featurd. 

Jul 9, 2012

Android Ice Cream Sandwich and Below Vulnerable to Clickjacking Rootkit

Android Ice Cream Sandwich and Below Vulnerable to Clickjacking Rootkit, TheFIREWALL.co.uk, July 6, 2012. A recent video describes how an NC State research team developed a rootkit that could silently install on Android devices. Dr. Xuxian Jiang, computer science, featured. 

Jul 9, 2012

Some African-Americans think Obama takes their votes for granted

Some African-Americans think Obama takes their votes for granted, Bellingham Herald, 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 9, 2012

Cary company a leader in 3D body scanners

Cary company a leader in 3D body scanners, News & Observer – Online, July 7, 2012. A local company’s machine tailored for the ailing textile industry may help make the cramped fitting rooms at clothing stores virtually obsolete. Dr. Traci Lamar, textile and apparel technology, featured. 

Jul 9, 2012

Passion for Dogs

Passion for Dogs, Dog Channel, July 7, 2012. At a New York black-tie ceremony the weekend before the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, four industry leaders were acknowledged with Special Industry Awards. Dr. Schering-Plough, veterinary medicine, featured. 

Jul 9, 2012

Peter Batchelor: Technology at home in some college classrooms

Peter Batchelor: Technology at home in some college classrooms, News & Observer, July 7, 2012. Jeff Selingo’s perception that academics resist the use of technology in the classroom is at odds with my experience in design education. Peter Batchelor, urban design, featured. 

Jul 9, 2012

BIA Honors the Best in Brick Design

BIA Honors the Best in Brick Design, Business Review USA, July 6, 2012. The Brick Industry Association (BIA) has honored outstanding design incorporating genuine clay brick. The NC State chancellor’s residence won Best in Class. Dr. Marvin Malecha,design, featured. 

Jul 9, 2012

High Corn Prices Minimize Indirect Land Use from Biofuels

High Corn Prices Minimize Indirect Land Use from Biofuels, usagnet, July 6, 2012. Research study found a statistical correlation showing that as prices increase, farmers make changes that result in higher per acre yields. Dr. Barry Goodwin, agricultural and resource economics, featured. 

Jul 9, 2012

Researchers ‘Map’ Android Malware Genome

Researchers ‘Map’ Android Malware Genome, Dark Reading, July 6, 2012. Researchers at NC State announced malware-sharing initiative aimed at encouraging more collaboration on new generation of malware. Xuxian Jiang, computer science, featured. 

Jul 9, 2012

Researchers tap into genetic reservoir of heat-loving bacteria

Researchers tap into genetic reservoir of heat-loving bacteria, Terra Daily, July 3 2012. Researchers analyzed the genomes of eight species of bacteria, which could aid in the production of next-generation biofuels. Sara Blumer-Schuette, chemical and biomolecular engineering , featured. 

Jul 9, 2012

Science and math put into practice

Science and math put into practice, ENCToday, July 6, 2012. Justyn Michael Robertson, of Havelock, was one of 60 middle schooler students who participated in the NC State/Craven County Community College Middle School Engineering Camp last week. Bill Fortney, engineering, featured. 

Jul 4, 2012

Study Findings on Cellular Structures Are Outlined in Reports from North Carolina State University

Study Findings on Cellular Structures Are Outlined in Reports from North Carolina State University, Life Science Weekly, July 3, 2012. According to  researchers, cotton fibers are single-celled extensions of the seed epidermis and can be isolated in pure form as they undergo staged differentiation. Dr. C.H. Haigler, crop science, featured. 

Jul 4, 2012

Findings from North Carolina State University Advance Knowledge in Enzymes and Coenzymes

Findings from North Carolina State University Advance Knowledge in Enzymes and Coenzymes, Life Science Weekly, July 3, 2012. According to researchers,  the economic value of wood/pulp from many tree species is largely dictated by the quantity and chemical properties of lignin, which is directly related to the composition and linkages of monolignols comprising the polymer. NC State… 

Jul 4, 2012

Are our personal finances back in order? »Opinion »The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

Are our personal finances back in order? »Opinion »The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC), Stanly News and Press, July 2, 2012. More than any recession in 70 years, the recent economic downtown witnessed a collapse of household wealth. Dr. Mike Walden, agricultural and resource economics, featured.