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Author: Dave Caldwell

Dec 20, 2013

YOU DECIDE: Should we revive apprenticeships?

N.C. State University economist Mike Walden discusses apprentice programs, which many experts think can play in important role in today's labor market. 

Dec 6, 2013

YOU DECIDE: What are the key debates over health insurance?

N.C. State University economist Mike Walden discusses the key issues related to the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare. 

Nov 22, 2013

YOU DECIDE: Should you celebrate the Fed’s birthday?

Should we celebrate of condemn the Federal Reserve? N.C. State University economist Mike Walden discusses the often controversial federal agency. 

Nov 20, 2013

CALS faculty member on FDA Science Board

Dr. Barbara Kowalcyk, research assistant professor in the Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences, has been named to the Science Board to the Food and Drug Administration. 

Nov 14, 2013

Faculty, students honored at joint society meetings

Two College of Agriculture and Life Sciences faculty members were among award winners while three CALS students were scholarship winners at the joint annual meetings of the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America and Soil Science Society of America. 

Nov 14, 2013

CALS is part of award-winning research project

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences faculty members play a major role in a multistate research project that focuses on sweet potatoes. 

Nov 13, 2013

J.C. Wells, Extension plant pathologist, dies at 92

J.C. “Jay” Wells, of Greenville, the second full-time Extension plant pathologist at North Carolina State University, died Nov. 10 at the age of 92. 

Nov 12, 2013

Study to focus on redhorse, Pee Dee River

North Carolina State University scientists will lead an effort to better understand the impact that changes in habitat and water quality are having on fish, mussels and crayfish in the Pee Dee River in North and South Carolina. 

Nov 8, 2013

YOU DECIDE: Does the cost-of-living vary by where you live?

There are no official cost-of-living rates for states and most localities, but there are ways to determine cost-of-living. N.C. State University economist Mike Walden explains. 

Nov 5, 2013

Hightower receives NCSU Libraries Faculty Award

Dr. Joseph E. Hightower, professor of applied ecology and assistant leader of the NC Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, is a 2013 recipient of the NCSU Libraries Faculty Award.