Stories From Sep 2017

Sep 29, 2017

You Decide: Should North Carolina Bid For Amazon?

Amazon wants to open a second U.S. headquarters that could be the economic prize of the century. What does North Carolina have to offer, and what would could it be worth?

Sep 28, 2017

NCSU Index of North Carolina Economic Indicators for September 2017

ARE economist Mike Walden just released his NCSU Index of North Carolina Leading Economic Indicators for September 2017. The index, a forecast of the state economy’s direction four to six months ahead, pulled back slightly in August from its reading in […]

Sep 27, 2017

Who Is Returning To The Workforce?

Recently the labor force participation rate has seen a rise, with a greater number of people either holding down a job or actively looking for one. Who is responsible for this improvement?

Sep 25, 2017

New Merit Scholarship Will Assist Incoming Production Agriculture Students

For some North Carolina students receiving early acceptance to NC State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, an invitation to apply for a scholarship that covers tuition, books, and fees, may also arrive in their inboxes.  A new scholarship worth […]

Sep 25, 2017

CALS Honors Extraordinary Alumni

Alumni, friends, faculty and staff of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences gathered on Sept. 8 to celebrate those being honored at the annual CALS Alumni Awards ceremony. Cal Lewis and Johnny Wynne were honored as the 2017 Distinguished […]

Sep 21, 2017

Dr. Fabio Santeramo Awarded Best Italian PhD Dissertation Award

Dr. Fabio Santeramo was awarded the Best Italian PhD Dissertation Award by the Italian Society of Agricultural Economics at the Italian Congress of the SIDEA (Società Italiana di Economia Agraria.)  The award (“Antonio Cioffi” Best Italian PhD dissertation award) consisted of […]

Sep 20, 2017

CALS Honors Extraordinary Alumni

CALS alumni, friends, faculty and staff gathered to celebrate more than two dozen extraordinary alumni at the college’s annual Alumni Awards Ceremony.

Sep 18, 2017

Dr. John Beghin Receives Quality of Research Discovery Award from the European Association of Agricultural Economists

The Publication Awards program of the European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE) recognizes professional excellence in research contributing to the advancement of knowledge in areas related to food, agriculture and resource economics. The Publication Awards program of the EAAE includes […]

Sep 15, 2017

You Decide: What Are The Good And Bad In Today’s Economy?

There’s two sides to every story. What are the sides for the economy today? NC State University economist Mike Walden lays out some of the major points in today’s economy so you can decide.

Sep 12, 2017

Dr. Zachary Brown Connects with the Socio-Ecological Synthesis Center Through His Research

Dr. Zachary Brown recently attended the Pursuit: Living with Resistance meeting at the Socio-Ecological Synthesis Center in Annapolis, MA. Visiting scholars came together to address the socio-ecological dilemmas that constrain society’s response to resistance evolution in pathogens, biocide resistance in food production, harvest selection in wild populations, and invasive species challenges in environmental management.