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Jan 13, 2016

Racial Makeup of Labor Markets Affects Who Gets Job Leads

Research from North Carolina State University and Rice University finds that the racial composition of a labor market plays a significant role in whether workers find out about job leads – regardless of the race of the worker. 

Jan 11, 2016

New Tech Targets Cloud Computing Bugs

Computer science researcher Helen Gu has launched a start-up to help companies that use cloud computing improve the user experience for their customers. 

Jan 5, 2016

Start-Up Connects Micro-Entrepreneurs With Tourists

How an interdisciplinary team of researchers is helping small, locally owned businesses connect with tourists to create economic prosperity -- and amazing experiences. 

Dec 11, 2015

Student Project Evolves Into New Tool for the Biotech Industry

When Scott Vu started working on a computer science research project as a teenager, he didn’t realize he would end up launching a company designed to help the biotechnology industry operate more efficiently. 

Sep 9, 2015

Guiding Ideas from the Research Lab to the Business World

NC State is offering financial support to five research teams to help them develop research findings into viable business opportunities. The teams are focused on fields ranging from human health to the business of brewing beer. 

Aug 27, 2015

Record-Breaking Giving Shows Donors Bullish on NC State

NC State alumni and friends are investing in the university like never before, boosting charitable giving for scholarships, research, academic programs and faculty support to an all-time high. 

Jun 29, 2015

Study: Even Fraud-Savvy Investors Often Look for the Wrong Red Flags

Researchers have found that most investors who are vigilant about corporate fraud are tracking warning signs that are only clear after it’s too late to protect their investment.