Stories From Jul 2016
Stream Conference Set
EcoStream, NC State University Stream Restoration Program’s biennial southeast stream restoration conference, will be held Aug. 22-25, 2016 in Asheville.
Register Now for Microbiomes Conference
Registration is open for the 2016 Stewards of the Future “Microbiomes: Unseen Opportunities for Agriculture and Health,” a conference hosted by NC State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
You Decide: Is There An Investment Boxing Match Winner?
Do the higher fees paid to active investment managers pay for themselves with better earnings? NC State University economist Mike Walden addresses this question in his latest ‘You Decide’ column.
Why Have Interest Rates Dropped?
Interest rates keep falling. The latest plunge came after the vote in the United Kingdom to leave the European Union. Have we ever seen interest rates this low? And will they continue? NC State University economist Mike Walden responds.
Faculty Focus: Scientist Studies Time’s Essence in Plants
It’s often said that time is of the essence, and now, thanks to the work of NC State University’s Dr. Colleen Doherty, we are learning more about how true that is for plants.
NC State Researches Catch-and-Release
As fishermen often catch and then release undesirable fish back into the ocean, NC State University Professor Dr. Jeffrey Buckel, student Brendan Runde and associate Paul Rudershausen explore how well fish survive the catch-and-release process.
Student Spotlight: Early Entrepreneur, Rooted in the Pack
Rising sophomore Collin Blalock started his own produce business at age 15 – and has known since childhood where he wanted to go to college.
Social Media Tools Key for Teen Parents
Social media learning tools provide important new opportunities to educate teen parents, according to an article recently published by the Very Important Parents Program in the Journal of Extension.
Cleaning Up Brownfields Benefits Nearby Property Values
Hundreds of thousands of U.S. commercial and industrial sites are contaminated, with estimated cleanup costs running to the billions. But do the benefits of cleaning up these so-called brownfield sites outweigh the costs? NC State University’s Dr. Laura Taylor explains new research that addresses that question.
Come to the NC State Turfgrass Field Day
The annual field day offers the industry and general public a chance to view the NC State University Turfgrass Program’s ongoing research trials and speak directly with NC State’s faculty and staff.