Stories From Jan 2015

Jan 12, 2015

Steward of the Future: Chad Stahl

Focusing on the impact of certain stem cells on lifetime fat, muscle and bone growth in pigs, Dr. Chad Stahl's research has implications for human nutrition and related conditions such as osteoporosis and obesity. In this short YouTube video, the animal scientist discusses his work.

Jan 12, 2015

What could go wrong in 2015?

The economic outlook for 2015 is upbeat. What might derail it? North Carolina State University economist Mike Walden weighs in.

Jan 9, 2015

Food safety course helps managers ensure quality

A certificate program for food safety managers, developed NC State's DELTA distance learning group, helps develop employees trained to ensure the safety and quality of the food we eat.

Jan 9, 2015

Collins, Edmisten win national cotton awards

NC State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences faculty members won two of the top awards given last week at the national Beltwide Cotton Conferences in San Antonio, Texas.

Jan 8, 2015

Elaine Marshall inducted into the National 4-H Hall of Fame

N.C. Secretary of State Elaine Marshall was inducted into the National 4-H Hall of Fame this past October, in recognition of her lifetime achievements and contributions to 4-H. Honored by the North Carolina 4-H Youth Development Program, Marshall was among 14 people inducted during the ceremony at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center in Chevy Chase, Md.

Jan 5, 2015

The 2015 economy

It’s traditional for economists at the beginning of a new year to give forecasts for growth, jobs, inflation and other key economic measures. North Carolina State University’s Mike Walden outlines what he sees in his crystal ball for 2015.

Jan 2, 2015

You Decide: How do we pay for infrastructure?

When it comes to infrastructure maintenance and improvement, it may be a matter of pay now or pay later. Mike Walden explains why.