Youth Partner With Food Banks In Chicken Project
It doesn’t get more local than the Coastal Plains Chicken Project: aided by the Prestage Department of Poultry Science, the chickens were raised by local youth, processed by local experts and distributed to local food banks.
High School’s Not Too Early For Internships – Just Ask Addison Furr
Raleigh Charter High School senior Addison Furr talks the challenges and triumphs of tackling internships early – in her case, with the North Carolina Agricultural Research Service.
Economic Perspective: Do We Need a National Rainy Day Fund?
Some states have implemented "rainy day" funds to help during recessions. Is this something that should be implemented on the national level?
Easing Suffering Through Biochemistry: Sayan Chakraborty
Inspired by his time working in an HIV clinic, Sayan Chakraborty is on a biochemistry-based quest for ever-better medicines to ease human suffering.
Destination: Madagascar, ‘the Living Laboratory’
Through the Ants and Canopy Bootcamp, a group of undergraduates from the U.S. and Madagascar will explore diversity in ants – and learn to climb trees – with NC State's Bonnie Blaimer and the California Academy of Sciences' Brian Fisher.
You Decide: Should We Just Let the Economy Work It Out?
What are the ways a government can legislate and economy, and what could it look like when applied to a certain sector?
CEFS Celebrates 25 Years
Twenty-five years ago, NC State joined with N.C. A&T State University and the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to set up the Center for Environmental Farming Systems. The center is now known internationally for its work on sustainable agriculture and food systems.
Economic Perspective: What Revived Cities?
Cities were declining the 1960s and 1970s, but they've seen a turn around. What sparked this?
Horsing Around in Ireland
NC State students on a study-abroad trip to Ireland’s world-renowned equine industry expected to learn about horses. But that's not all they learned about.
Economic Perspective: Are Slow Home Sales a Signal of the Future?
The housing market has cooled a little in recent months. What could this be signaling?