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Oct 4, 2010

Learn How The UNC System Makes A Difference For North Carolina

The colleges and universities that comprise the University of North Carolina system make a positive difference in the lives of North Carolinians. Dr. James Zuiches, vice chancellor of  extension, engagement and economic development at North Carolina State University, will present an overview of UNC system outreach efforts at the National Outreach Scholarship Conference (NOSC) on… 

Sep 17, 2010

It’s the Economy, Professor

NC State helps North Carolina create jobs to speed the economic recovery with the launch of a new research Springboard. 

Sep 17, 2010

NC State Launches “Springboard” to Job Creation

North Carolina State University has promised by 2012 to double the number of startup companies it launches each year, creating much-needed jobs for workers statewide. NC State’s new innovation “hub,” called the Springboard Innovation Partnership Portal, will play a key role in achieving this goal by facilitating business partnerships and speeding up the pipeline through which… 

Apr 8, 2010

Great Chemistry

Incoming Chancellor Randy Woodson discusses everything from his plans for the university’s future to his passion for bluegrass. 

Mar 19, 2010

Surveys Show NC State Provided $1 Billion in Value to NC Manufacturers

Four years ago, North Carolina State University set a goal to create $1 billion in economic value to manufacturers in North Carolina during calendar years 2006-2010. One year sooner than expected, the 1B4NC campaign has reached its goal, helping businesses in 75 of North Carolina’s 100 counties. 

Oct 22, 2009

Faculty Work on Kinston Music Trail

College of Design faculty members developed preliminary concepts for a trail showcasing African American music heritage in Kinston, N.C. 

Jun 2, 2009

Study: Lack of Capital Not a ‘Death Sentence’ for Start-Ups

A new study from North Carolina State University is turning the conventional wisdom about technology start-up companies on its head, showing that ventures with moderate levels of undercapitalization can still be successful and that a great management team is not more important than a top-notch technology product when it comes to securing sufficient amounts of… 

May 20, 2009

NC State University Announces Construction of the Science Center Laboratory Building on Centennial Campus

North Carolina State University officials have broken ground on the next building to be developed on its Centennial Campus. The Centennial Science Center, a privately developed two-story facility, will house corporate partners and university laboratories, including the National Science Foundation (NSF) Engineering Research Center for Future Renewable Electric Energy Delivery and Management (FREEDM) Systems.