Stories From Oct 2013

Oct 22, 2013

Promoting North Carolina

N.C. State University economist Mike Walden explains a new app that lists available commercial real estate throughout North Carolina.

Oct 21, 2013

Michael Roberts, economics Extension associate, dies

Michael T. Roberts, N.C. Cooperative Extension associate in Agricultural and Resource Economics stationed at the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis, died Oct. 18 at Wake Forest Baptist Health Center. He was 61 years old.

Oct 21, 2013

Daubert accepted for Food Systems Leadership Institute

Dr. Christopher Daubert, head of the Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences, has been accepted for the Fall 2013 Food Systems Leadership Institute, an executive leadership development program for academia, industry and government.

Oct 21, 2013

The Internet of everything

What is the Internet of everything, and why is it an important idea? N.C. State University economist Mike Walden explains.

Oct 18, 2013

Come to the Fair!

A showcase of College of Agriculture and Life Sciences programs is on display at the 2013 North Carolina State Fair. Among other attractions, CALS is a prominent part of the fair’s Agriculture Today exhibit, with a focus on accessibility in agriculture.

Oct 18, 2013

The largest companies

N.C. State University economist Mike Walden looks at how American companies are faring in an age of globalization and the rise of new economic powers.

Oct 17, 2013

N.C. Growing Together adds fellows

N.C. Growing Together offers the first local foods-focused business school supply chain fellowships.

Oct 17, 2013

Who’s not participating in the labor force?

The percentage of American adults in the labor force has steadily declined over the last decade. N.C. State University economist Mike Walden explains this trend.

Oct 16, 2013

Why are corporations holding so much cash?

Corporations have record amounts of cash on hand. What's going on? N.C. State University economist Mike Walden explains.

Oct 15, 2013

4-H science day inspires would-be map makers

A group of Johnston County 4-H’ers turned out at the county livestock arena last week, but they weren’t showing cattle or goats. The group was one of many across the country that gathered for 4-H National Youth Science Day activities.