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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.

Jun 6, 2012

What explains North Carolina’s high jobless rate?

What explains North Carolina’s high jobless rate?, Apex Herald, June 2, 2012. Prior to the recession, North Carolina had an unemployment rate near 4.5 percent. At the worst point in the recession, the state’s jobless rate soared to 11.4 percent, tied for seventh highest in the nation. The big question is, why?  Dr. Mike Walden, agricultural… 

Jun 6, 2012

Quintiles inks licensing deals giving it access to trove of patient data

Quintiles inks licensing deals giving it access to trove of patient data, News and Observer, Charlotte Observer, June 4, 2012. Pharmaceutical services giant Quintiles said Monday it is gaining access to a treasure trove of patient data that will lead to better-designed clinical trials of experimental drugs. Richard Kouri, biosciences management, featured. 

Jun 6, 2012

Edwards’ road to forgiveness marked with contrasting opinions

Edwards’ road to forgiveness marked with contrasting opinions, News & Observer, Charlotte Observer et al , June 4, 2012. The jury’s uncertainty of Edwards’ guilt paralleled the public’s uncertainty of the politician’s future in the spotlight. Yet the lack of convictions begins the road Edwards indicated he hopes to travel next: the return to public life. Andrew Taylor, political… 

Jun 6, 2012

Corn Genome Revealed in Exquisite Detail

Corn Genome Revealed in Exquisite Detail, Softpedia, June 4, 2012. An  American research team published the most comprehensive analysis of the corn genome yesterday. The team worked with colleagues from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Missouri-Columbia, North Carolina State University, Beijing Genome Institute, the University of California in Davis and the International Maize and Wheat Improvement… 

Jun 6, 2012

Flexible Channel Width Improves User Experience On Wireless Systems

Flexible Channel Width Improves User Experience On Wireless Systems, ScienceDaily, June 4, 2012. NC State researchers have developed a technique to efficiently divide the bandwidth of the wireless spectrum in multi-hop wireless networks to improve operation and provide all users in the network with the best possible performance. Parth Pathak, computer science, featured. 

Jun 6, 2012

How to Be a Victim of Restaurant Service Bias, Step Up with Summer Wine Classes, and Hello, Heat! It’s Time to Cool Down with Sashimi and Nigori at Sushi Mike’s

How to Be a Victim of Restaurant Service Bias, Step Up with Summer Wine Classes, and Hello, Heat! It’s Time to Cool Down with Sashimi and Nigori at Sushi Mike’s, Westchester Magazine – Online, June 4, 2012. Be of color. You remember that Denny’s suit? Sadly, that instance was not some mutant redneck aberration of Denny’s… 

Jun 6, 2012

Senate farm bill’s crop insurance, shallow-loss programs under fire

Senate farm bill’s crop insurance, shallow-loss programs under fire, Southeast Farm Press – Online, June 4, 2012. Critics of the Senate’s proposed farm bill continue to pop up from all over the political spectrum. Both crop insurance and the “shallow loss” program — key components of the Senate legislation — are under fire following studies released… 

Jun 6, 2012

this country in longer split

this country in longer split, WWJ-AM, June 2, 2012. A jury failed to convict John Edwards on campaign finance violations this week and CBS’s Jim Priscilla says the former presidential contenders now trying to put his life back together. Dr. Stephen Green, political science, featured. 

Jun 5, 2012

Leonard J. Pietrafesa: Ocean coming up

Leonard J. Pietrafesa: Ocean coming up, News & Observer – Online, June 5, 2012. With regard to your May 29 article “Counties fight sea-level forecast,” 90 years of open ocean coastal water level measurements, along the Atlantic eastern seaboard of the U.S., show that sea level has risen between 3.5 to 6.0 centimeters per decade… Leonard… 

Jun 5, 2012

Quintiles inks licensing deals giving it access to trove of patient data

Quintiles inks licensing deals giving it access to trove of patient data, News & Observer, June 4, 2012. Pharmaceutical services giant Quintiles said Monday it is gaining access to a treasure trove of patient data that will lead to better-designed clinical trials of experimental drugs. Richard Kouri, biosciences management, featured. 

Jun 5, 2012

Community Notes

Community Notes, News & Observer – Online, June 3, 2012. J.C. Raulston Arboretum tour: J.C. Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road in Raleigh, offers free tours at 2 p.m. nearly every Sunday, March-October. The 10-acre arboretum is also open to the public 365 days a year from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. April through October and 8 a.m.… 

Jun 5, 2012

Scientists to present latest research on generating energy from waves, currents and tides

Scientists to present latest research on generating energy from waves, currents and tides, News & Observer – Online, June 1, 2012. Researchers will be presenting their findings this week in one of the most esoteric areas of green energy: ocean waves, tides and currents…The private conference is scheduled for June 6-7 and is not open to… 

Jun 5, 2012

Edwards’ road to forgiveness marked with contrasting opinions

Edwards’ road to forgiveness marked with contrasting opinions, News & Observer, June 5, 2012.  When John Edwards was found not guilty of one count of illegal campaign contributions and the jury could not reach a decision on the other five counts. Andrew Taylor, political science, featured. 

Jun 5, 2012

Road Worrier: Bell Tower roundabout will be scaled back to a single ring

Road Worrier: Bell Tower roundabout will be scaled back to a single ring, News & Observer, June 4, 2012.  A complicated circle will be made simpler this summer when the crash-prone, double-ring Bell Tower roundabout is trimmed back to a single ring…Traffic engineers are not ready to admit the roundabout was made wrong…In the past… 

Jun 5, 2012

When is the time for redistricting reform?

When is the time for redistricting reform?, Mountaineer – Online, June 4, 2012. In the spirit of bipartisanship, let me offer up this bit of reflection: The worst-looking North Carolina legislative district maps ever drawn came from Democratic legislators in 1991; the second worst-looking legislative maps were drawn by Republican legislators last year… Mike Walden, NC State…