Stories From Aug 2016

Aug 8, 2016  |  Academics

How to Limit Mosquito Exposure

As we head into prime mosquito season in North Carolina, NC State University Ph.D. student Sophia Webster outlines ways you can limit your exposure by eliminating standing water or using insect sprays.

Aug 8, 2016

A Universal Basic Income

NC State University economist Mike Walden discusses the prospects of a universal basic income touching on all inherent advantages and disadvantages.

Aug 8, 2016

Student Spotlight: Montana York Bridges Law and Agriculture

First generation college student Montana York is a CALS Ambassador double-majoring in political science and agricultural science. Here's how she knew CALS was right for her.

Aug 5, 2016

Junior Chefs Tour North Carolina’s Executive Mansion

Youth participants of the 4-H Junior Chefs program join Executive Chef David Gaydeski on a tour North Carolina’s Executive Mansion.

Aug 5, 2016

You Decide: What’s the Source of Our Discontent?

If education, technology and globalization are behind the discontent of many households, the big question is: what to do about it? NC State University economist Mike Walden addresses this question in his latest 'You Decide' column.

Aug 3, 2016  |  Other News

Plant Sciences Initiative Info and Listening Sessions Scheduled

An upcoming series of public information and listening sessions will focus on an initiative aimed at making North Carolina the global hub for plant sciences innovation.

Aug 3, 2016

Empowering Future Engineers at 4-H Electric Congress

Participants ages 11 to 18 gain hands-on experience in the fundamentals of electricity. Though the number of female electrical engineers nationwide hovers at about 8 percent, 45 percent of Electric Congress participants since 2000 have been female.

Aug 1, 2016

Social Security Update

Each year the trustees of the Social Security system give the public an update on the system's financial status. NC State University economist Mike Walden gives an update on their 2016 report.