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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.

Nov 13, 2012

Most Android Phones Exposed to ‘Smishing’ Texts

Most Android Phones Exposed to ‘Smishing’ Texts, MSNBC, Nov.  6. 2012. A newly discovered vulnerability affects most Android phones and leaves users open to “smishing” attacks delivered through deceptive text messages. Xuxian Jiang, computer science-engineering, featured. 

Nov 13, 2012

Tech careers in the US – challenges, pitfalls and opportunities

Tech careers in the US – challenges, pitfalls and opportunities, Computerworld Newzealand, Nov. 14, 2012. Find something that you have a passion about. For those wanting to tread the data professional’s path, she recommends taking a Master of Science in Analytics and cites the programme at the NC State University that SAS supports. It is a good well… 

Nov 13, 2012

Census Bureau announces National Advisory Committee on Racial, Ethnic and Other Populations

Census Bureau announces National Advisory Committee on Racial, Ethnic and Other Populations, ForbesCustomer.com, Nov. 12, 2012. The U.S. Census Bureau announced today the establishment of the National Advisory Committee on Racial, Ethnic and Other Populations. The Census Bureau has also named the committee’s members and leadership. Akram Khater, mddle east studies, featured. 

Nov 13, 2012

McCrory working to turn fixer slogan into practice

McCrory working to turn fixer slogan into practice, Wilmington Star News, Nov. 12. 2012. Pat McCrory’s pledge to repair what he called North Carolina’s broken government was the keystone of his gubernatorial campaign. Andrew Taylor, political science, featured. 

Nov 13, 2012

Biochemist wins SAF award

Biochemist wins SAF award, The Produce News, Nov. 9, 2012. The NC State researcher credited with revolutionizing the handling and distribution of fresh-cut flowers was honored Sept. 22 by the Society of American Florists with its Alex Laurie Award for floriculture research and education. Edward C. Sisler, biochemistry, featured. 

Nov 13, 2012

Webinars: Exploring the Proteome and Glycome using Chip-Based nanoLC

Webinars: Exploring the Proteome and Glycome using Chip-Based nanoLC, Chemical & Engineering News, Nov. 13, 2012. Mass-spectrometry has the ability to elucidate new biomarkers and translate them into useful research applications. David C. Muddiman, chemistry, featured. 

Nov 13, 2012

Superconducting “Nanoflowers” Pack Big Energy In Small Batteries

Superconducting “Nanoflowers” Pack Big Energy In Small Business, Scientific American, Nov. 9, 2012. In the never-ending quest to make our batteries more efficient, scientists have a new breakthrough: incredibly thin sheets of metal that form a flower that can hold a lot of power.  Linyou Cao, materials science and engineering, featured. 

Nov 12, 2012

Five reasons Obama didn’t win swing state North Carolina

Five reasons Obama didn’t win swing state North Carolina, Miami Herald, Nov. 9, 2012. President Barack Obama almost ran the table Tuesday night when it came to battleground states. The lone exception: North Carolina. Of a dozen competitive states, it was the only one that went from Democratic blue in 2008 to Republican red this year. Andrew Taylor,… 

Nov 12, 2012

Noted scientist to speak at USM

Noted scientist to speak at USM,  Hattiesburg American, Nov.  11, 2012. Renowned environmental scientist Dr. Margaret Lowman will be the featured speaker at Southern Miss’ next Honors Forum Series set for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Thad Cochran Center Ballroom. Lowman is also a research professor of Natural Sciences in the College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences… 

Nov 12, 2012

Researchers plan to develop eco-efficient 3DIC computer

Researchers plan to develop eco-efficient 3DIC computer, The Engineer, Nov. 13, 2012. NC State University researchers are launching an initiative to develop a computer that utilises three-dimensional integrated chip (3DIC) technology and is significantly more energy efficient than comparable systems. Paul Franzon, electrical and computer engineering, featured. 

Nov 12, 2012

N.C. Dems banished to back bench but warming up for 2014

N.C. Dems banished to back bench but warming up for 2014, News & Observer, Nov. 11, 2012. Democrats are now faced with two challenges: responding to a GOP administration and legislature, and mounting a comeback. Andrew Taylor, political science, featured.  

Nov 12, 2012

Institute for Emerging Issues cranking up for entrepreneurs programs in Raleigh

Institute for Emerging Issues cranking up for entrepreneurs programs in Raleigh, News & Observer (blog), Nov. 11, 2012. The Institute for Emerging Issues will focus its annual forum next year on manufacturing and it is beginning is begin this week with a series of programs that begin exploring the issue. 

Nov 12, 2012

Superconducting “Nanoflowers” Pack Big Energy In Small Batteries

Superconducting “Nanoflowers” Pack Big Energy In Small Batteries, Co.Exist, Nov. 2012. In the never-ending quest to make our batteries more efficient, scientists have a new breakthrough: incredibly thin sheets of metal that form a flower that can hold a lot of power. Linyou Cao, materials science and engineering, featured. 

Nov 8, 2012

Big Data Talent War: 7 Ways To Win

Big Data Talent War: 7 Ways To Win, InformationWeek – Online, Nov. 8, 2012. Analytics has been a hot topic for at least five years, so many colleges and universities are now turning out graduates from newly established degree programs. Our fifth tip is to tap into standout analytics programs including those at NC State University, the… 

Nov 8, 2012

From blue to red

From blue to red, Winston-Salem Journal, Nov. 7, 2012. President Barack Obama picked up all but one battleground state:North Carolina. Steven Greene, political science, featured.