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Downtown Raleigh, east of campus.

Dec 18, 2020

You Decide: Will These 7 Predictions Come True in 2021?

NC State University economist Mike Walden analyses seven 2021 economic predictions. 

An elderly Black man receiving an injection in his arm

Dec 16, 2020

Vaccine Q&A: Safety, Skepticism and How Long Protection Will Last

We also explain the difference between preventing infection and preventing sickness. 

bottles of vaccine

Dec 16, 2020

Vaccine Q&A: Vaccines 101, mRNA and Adenoviruses

Here’s how vaccines work and what mRNA and adenovirus vaccines are. 

NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences professor Dr. Mike Walden working in a recording studio.

Dec 14, 2020

Economic Perspective: A Permanent Loss in the Economy

What are the implications of the pandemic on where the economy could have been, and could be going in the coming years? 

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Dec 11, 2020

CALS’ Quick Guide for the Holidays

You’re four steps away from a brighter, better-tasting season. 

Dec 11, 2020

Farmed Striped Bass Without Hormones Or The Price-tag

Ben Reading and pals have developed a method for farming striped bass more efficiently and less expensively, without hormones. 

A woman walking on a path with her hands on her head

Dec 11, 2020

Why Self-Care is Important During Difficult, Uncertain Times

The Youth, Family, and Community Sciences graduate program publishes a monthly blog written by students and alumni sharing important topics and helpful resources related to the field of family science. 

At Lake Raleigh, students stand on a dock after a day of collecting data about fish populations.

Dec 10, 2020

Preserving Lake Raleigh’s 100-Year Legacy With Fisheries Partnerships

NC State’s Department of Applied Ecology has partnered with NC Wildlife Resources Commission since 2006. Their mission? Managing the urban fresh water resource of Lake Raleigh — including its fishy residents. 

A small white box on PVC pipe poles over plots of soybeans in sandy soil.

Dec 9, 2020

Fiber Internet and More: NC State Research Stations Go Digital

CALS is investing in high-speed internet and other digital systems at its research stations and field labs to ensure these vital facilities will help keep North Carolina agriculture growing. 

NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences professor Dr. Mike Walden working in a recording studio.

Dec 8, 2020

Economic Perspective: The Transformation of Inventions

What sort of impact has the shift in the types of inventions over the centuries had on society?