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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.

Oct 11, 2012

Growing Grapes Can Take Time, Attention

Growing Grapes Can Take Time, Attention, ABC News, Oct. 10, 2012. Grapes are a great backyard choice if you’re seeking delicious juice, some wine to savor or snacks fresh from the vine. But look elsewhere if it’s low maintenance or fast production that you want. For more about small, backyard vineyards, see this NC State University fact… 

Oct 11, 2012

N.C. State Fair food: Friedpalooza

N.C. State Fair food: Friedpalooza, Charlotte Observer, Oct. 10, 2012. For some, the North Carolina State Fair is all about the rides, or the racing pigs, or the chance to win a child-size Mr. Wuf at the ring toss. Then for some N.C. State University ice cream, followed by roasted corn from a nearby stand. Ice… 

Oct 11, 2012

NCSU receives $10M gift

NCSU receives $10M gift, Triangle Business Journal, WRAL-TV, Oct. 10, 2012. NC State University received one of the largest donations in the school’s history Tuesday – a $10 million gift from Bill and Marsha Prestage to benefit the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. 

Oct 11, 2012

Study: Parents More Influential Than Schools in Academic Success

Study: Parents More Influential Than Schools in Academic Success, Education Week News (blog),  LiveScience.com, Oct. 11, 2012. Parents who want their children to succeed academically in school have more influence over that outcome than the schools themselves. Toby Parcel, sociology and anthropology, featured. 

Oct 11, 2012

Republicans Governors In Position To Extend Advantage In 2012 Elections

Republicans Governors In Position To Extend Advantage In 2012 Elections, Huffington Post, Reuters et al, Oct. 11, 2012. Democrats are on the defensive in this year’s clutch of U.S. governors’ races. Steven Greene, political science, featured. 

Oct 11, 2012

Researchers Develop New Way to Determine Amount of Charge Remaining in Battery

Researchers Develop New Way to Determine Amount of Charge Remaining in Battery, TMCnet.com, R&D Magazine et al, Oct. 10, 2012. NC State researchers have developed a new technique that allows users to better determine the amount of charge remaining in a battery in real time. Mo-Yuen Chow, electrical and computer engineering, featured. 

Oct 11, 2012

North Carolina State University

North Carolina State University, Food Safety News, Oct. 11, 2012. Dr. Barbara Kowalcyk, well known in the food safety community for her advocacy, is joining the North Carolina State faculty as an assistant research professor in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Kowalcyk currently serves as CEO of the Center for Foodborne Illness Research and… 

Oct 10, 2012

News Now

News Now, Headline News Now – HLN (Headline News), Oct. 10, 2012. Let’s face it, most people hate cockroaches. Researchers are using robotics to try to turn the bugs into a tool. It’s today’s start small, think big. But this lab at NC State University is trying to cast cockroaches in a new light. 

Oct 10, 2012

NCSU receives $10M gift

NCSU receives $10M gift, Triangle Business Journal, Oct. 10, 2012. NC State University received one of the largest donations in the school’s history – a $10 million gift from Bill and Marsha Prestage to benefit the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. 

Oct 10, 2012

Parenting More Important Than Schools to Academic Achievement, Study Finds

Parenting More Important Than Schools to Academic Achievement, Study Finds, ScienceDaily, PHYS.org, Oct. 10, 2012. Researchers find that parental involvement is a more significant factor in a child’s academic performance than the qualities of the school itself. Toby Parcel, sociology, featured. 

Oct 10, 2012

Poultry farmer gives major endowment to NC State Univeristy

Poultry farmer gives major endowment to NC State Univeristy, North Carolina News Network – Online, Oct. 10, 2012. A Sampson County poultry and pork farmer is giving $10 million as an endowment for The Department of Poultry Science at NC State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. The department will be renamed the Prestage Family Department of… 

Oct 10, 2012

Prestage gives NCSUs poultry science department $10 million

Prestage gives NCSUs poultry science department $10 million, Albuquerque Express, Toronto Telegraph et al, Oct. 10, 2012. Dr. Jesse Grimes checks some birds at an NCSU turkey research farm off Lake Wheeler Rd. in Raleigh. The Poultry Science department is receiving a large donation to further its efforts. 

Oct 9, 2012

New Research on Molecular Biology and Translational Science from North Carolina State University Summarized

New Research on Molecular Biology and Translational Science from North Carolina State University Summarized, Obesity, Fitness & Wellness Week, Oct. 6, 2012. NC State research published on ecological risk assessment. Damian Shea, biology, featured. 

Oct 8, 2012

Debate stirs local energy in tight NC presidential race

Debate stirs local energy in tight NC presidential race, WRAL-TV – Online, Oct. 5, 2012. A powerful debate showing by Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney  boosted local support for the candidate, who trails President Barack Obama in North Carolina, according to the latest WRAL News poll. NC State University student Coleman Wright, who recently began volunteering for… 

Oct 8, 2012

Ryan Offers A Balanced Conservatism

Ryan Offers A Balanced Conservatism, Carolina Journal, Oct. 5, 2012. From a strategic standpoint, I’m also not sure Rep. Paul Ryan was the best choice as Mitt Romney’s running mate. Andy Taylor, political science, featured.