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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.

Jan 22, 2013

NC State research leads to innovative new companies

NC State research leads to innovative new companies, Asian Correspondent, Jan. 21, 2013. I magineOptix, a company developing a revolutionary projection technology for phones and other uses, is just one of the startup companies launched by the NC State University research community. Michael Escuti, electrical & computer engineering, featured. 

Jan 22, 2013

Winston-Salem area’s high-tech ranking falls in national survey

Winston-Salem area’s high-tech ranking falls in national survey, Bloomberg Businessweek, Jan. 21, 2013. High-tech ranking is another example of how the economic recovery has been stronger in Greensboro than in Winston-Salem. Michael Walden, agricultural and resource economics, featured. 

Jan 22, 2013

‘Spiking’ patients: Technique could improve drug delivery

‘Spiking’ patients: Technique could improve drug delivery, FOXNews.com, Jan. 21, 2013. A device made of carbon nanofiber “spikes” embedded into a patch of flexible silicon could provide a new way of delivering drugs or snippets of DNA into cells. Anatoli Melechko, materials engineering, featured. 

Jan 22, 2013

N.C. mussels may be on brink

N.C. mussels may be on brink, News & Observer, News & Observer, Charlotte Observer et al, Jan. 21, 2013. It’s the biggest conservation crisis that no one talks about – freshwater mussels. Meg Lowman, physical and math sciences, featured. 

Jan 22, 2013

N.C. mussels might be on the brink

N.C. mussels might be on the brink, Charlotte Observer, Jan. 21, 2013. It’s the biggest conservation crisis that no one talks about – freshwater mussels. Meg Lowman, physical and math sciences, featured. 

Jan 22, 2013

City wants ultra fast Internet access

City wants ultra fast Internet access, South Bend Tribune, Jan. 20, 2013. Wake Forest, along with Duke University, N.C. State University and UNC Chapel Hill, are establishing the N.C. Next Generation Network (NC NGN) as part of the GiG.U initiative involving 37 universities nationwide. 

Jan 22, 2013

NCSU encourages healthier lifestyles for students

NCSU encourages healthier lifestyles for students, Times-News, WTVD-TV, Charlotte Observer, Jan. 22, 2013. NC State University is starting a new program to ease students into healthier lifestyles. Lisa Eberhart, dining and catering operations, featured. 

Jan 22, 2013

NCSU encourages healthier lifestyles for students

NCSU encourages healthier lifestyles for students, WTOV-TV, WJAC, WLOS-TV et al, Jan. 22, 2013. NC State University is starting a new program to ease students into healthier lifestyles. Lisa Eberhart, dining and catering operations, featured. 

Jan 22, 2013

NC State nutritionists hope to change bad habits one step at a time

NC State nutritionists hope to change bad habits one step at at time, News & Observer, Greenville Daily Reflector, Jan. 22, 2013. Eating right, exercising and getting plenty of sleep aren’t high on the to-do list for most college students. Lisa Eberhart, dining and catering operations, 

Jan 22, 2013

NCSU encourages healthier lifestyles for students

NCSU encourages healthier lifestyles for students, MyrtleBeachOnline.com, Jan. 22, 2013. NC State is starting a new program to ease students into healthier lifestyles. Lisa Eberhart, dining and catering operations , featured. 

Jan 18, 2013

Apprenticeships a Little-Traveled Path to Jobs

Apprenticeships a Little-Traveled Path to Jobs, U.S. News & World Report, Jan. 13, 2013. Apprenticeships can mean high-paying jobs without degrees, but boosting the system may not work in the U.S. Lambert points to his dad, a maintenance supervisor at NC State University and a former apprentice himself. 

Jan 18, 2013

GOP leaders suggest abolishing N.C. income tax

GOP leaders suggest abolishing N.C. income tax, News & Observer, Jan. 17, 2013. Republican lawmakers outlined a proposal Wednesday to revamp the state’s tax system, offering a slew of reforms that would radically shift the tax burden in North Carolina. Roby Sawyers, accounting, featured. 

Jan 18, 2013

Fortified by Global Warming, Deadly Fungus Poisons Corn Crops, Causes Cancer

Fortified by Global Warming, Deadly Fungus Poisons Corn Crops, Causes Cancer, Scientific American, Jan. 15, 2013. A carcinogenic mold, its growth exacerbated by the warming climate, reached record highs in 2012. Ronnie Heiniger, crop science, featured. 

Jan 18, 2013

Trials planned for pain-free, low-cost vaccine delivery

Trials planned for pain-free, low-cost vaccine delivery, SciDevNet, Jan. 14, 2013. A novel vaccine delivery device that needs neither refrigeration nor trained practitioners and would cost less than vaccine injections, has been tested in Papua New Guinea, and clinical trials could start next year. Roger Narayan, biomedical engineering, featured. 

Jan 18, 2013

NCSU’s distance ed ‘busting at the seams’

NCSU’s distance ed ‘busting at the seams’, Triangle Business Journal, Jan. 18, 2013. Changes in NC State’s distance education fee structure brings  dramatic increase in enrollment. Tom Miller, distance education, featured.