Economic Perspective: What Happens to Displaced Factory Workers?
Many experts think automation and technology will increasingly replace people on the factory floor, but what happens to the worker who's been replaced? NC State University Economist Mike Walden shows what the numbers say.
You Decide: How Can Affordable Housing Be Increased?
As growth in big cities has outpaced growth elsewhere, the price of shelter increased. Lower income households can either live in smaller and crowded housing closer to their jobs in the city, or live farther away where prices are lower but commutes are longer. How can housing be affordable for more people?
NC State scientists are exploring the molecular-level processes that cause tomatoes to ripen, and what they find could have big implications for a range of traits -- from flavor to firmness -- in fruit-bearing crops.
Year-Round Events Announced for Farm to Fork NC
This year’s Farm to Fork NC events celebrate the state's year-round growing season with events spread throughout the year.
Student Spotlight: “I Enjoy the Challenge of Solving Problems”
Biochemistry Ph.D. student Gabriela Schroder conducts cutting-edge protein research at Oak Ridge National Laboratory – the experience of a lifetime, she says – that has implications for drug development and human health.
Dunphy Wins National Award
For lifetime contributions and leadership, NC State University's E. James Dunphy recently won the American Soybean Association's Pinnacle Award.
Talley-ing Up The Turkey Unit
Thanks to a visionary gift from the Talley family, the newly named Windell and Judy Talley Turkey Education Unit will boast renovations to improve biosecurity, decrease labor costs and boost turkey research productivity.
Economic Perspective: Costs of Filing Taxes
Tax time is right around the corner. Ever wonder how much money and time spent in the filing process across the country?
Collins Wins Prestigious Watauga Medal
When North Carolina agricultural leaders talk about Watauga Medal Winner William K. Collins Sr., the accolades flow.
You Decide: Will the National Debt Sink Us?
There are many questions when it comes to the national debt. NC State economist Dr. Mike Walden addresses some of the questions he hears the most.