Stories From Aug 2016

Aug 15, 2016

NC State Boosts Efforts to Commercialize Research Discoveries

CALS' Dr. Heike Sederoff is among Chancellor's Innovation Fund winners leading innovative projects designed to turn great ideas into real-world products and solutions.

Aug 12, 2016

Economic Perspective: Who’s Online?

In today's Economic Perspective, NC State University economist Mike Walden addresses how society has changed over time when it comes to the Internet and how they are using it.

Aug 12, 2016

Seminars to Address Herbicide Resistance

A new seminar series from NC State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences will shed light this semester on the challenges farmers face with herbicide-resistant weeds.

Aug 11, 2016

Our Shining Future

A new $45 million grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation makes the Plant Sciences Initiative at NC State a reality — and positions North Carolina as a global leader for education, research and innovation in the plant sciences.

Aug 11, 2016

Economic Perspective: Doing Worse Than Their Parents

A new report show's that today's generation might not be able to surpass their parents in income. What could be the cause of this? NC State University economist Mike Walden addresses the issue.

Aug 10, 2016

Are Your Neighbors Dangerous Pests?

Dr. Michael Reiskind investigates the growth of suburban neighborhoods and how their development effects the species of mosquitos present in the Raleigh area.

Aug 10, 2016

Economic Perspective: Expanding Social Security

How can Social Security expand its reach while its resources continue to dwindle? NC State University economist Mike Walden addresses the topic.

Aug 9, 2016

Student Spotlight: Wagner Helps Validate Traditional Plant-Based Medicines

Undergraduate research can take students to some interesting places. Recent Plant Biology graduate Charles Wagner (BS ’16) knows that well. Wagner spent most of the summer of 2015 on the Isle of Arran in southwest Scotland as an intern with two master herbalists from the Scottish School of Herbal Medicine.

Aug 9, 2016

NC State Researchers Win $7 Million in Specialty Crops Grants

Three NC State University research and Extension projects aimed at improving specialty crops production have won more than $7 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

Aug 9, 2016

Economic Perspective: Measuring Hunger

In spite of major efforts to fight hunger, it's still a problem, even in the United States. NC State University economist Mike Walden explains why.