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May 2, 2019
Lionfish Genes Studied for Clues to Invasive Prowess
Known to be shadowy and furtive in their native Pacific waters, lionfish – freed from Pacific predators – become voracious predators in the Atlantic, responsible for massive reef fish kills, devastating economically important grouper and snapper.
May 2, 2019
Kraus Coordinates Student Success (And Wins An Award)
In the language of her specialty, Helen Kraus (’89, ’92 M.S., ’95 Ph.D.) might be regarded as something of a hybrid. She’s not only an associate professor of horticulture, but also the department’s undergraduate coordinator — a dual role she describes as “the perfect job.”
May 10, 2019
You Decide: Has a Key Economic Rule Been Broken?
One of the key rules for economics has been the inverse relationship between the unemployment and inflation rates. With the growth of automation and global trade, has that rule been broken?
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May 20, 2019
Howling Cow Ice Cream Available in More Harris Teeter Stores
The State Fair and NC State campus delectable treat will be available for purchase at an additional 30 Harris Teeter locations across central and eastern North Carolina.
May 17, 2019
Spotlight: Bean Zhou Studies Plants Across a Great Divide
Asia and America come together in Bean Zhou’s Ph.D. research on kindred plants and their evolution. A recent award will allow him to study at Harvard’s esteemed Arnold Arboretum this summer.
May 16, 2019
10,000 Square Feet Of Sweet (Potato) Promise: Four New Greenhouses Dedicated
The 10,000 square feet of new growing space are allotted for the annual production of certified elite sweetpotato plants. Starting with certified disease-free plants has enormous benefits for growers: increased yields, better quality and reduced pesticide use.