NC State scientists work to restore a rare longleaf pine stand for research, education and outreach. Among their first steps: setting fire to the site.
Economic Perspective: Some Employers Helping With College Costs
Some employers are offering to help cover back-to-school costs for employees upfront. What are benefits for benefits for both in this arrangement?
Blue Cross NC Invests $5 Million to Combat Diabetes
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina's investment in Diabetes Free NC will cut diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes by expanding free access to diabetes prevention programs throughout the state.
You Decide: Can We Fix Social Security?
Questions about whether Social Security will run out of it's surplus in the future have been around for decades. What can be done in the future to prevent that outcome?
Fueling the Future: Elephant Grass as Potential Biofuel Material (And More)
A common perennial grass may hold uncommon promise for research, agriculture and industry – and it may even fuel the future. A team of NC State scientists are exploring the potential of miscanthus.
Esteemed Plant Pathology Professor Passes Away
Charles W. Averre III, a plant pathology professor emeritus at NC State University, passed away Saturday, Feb. 9, but Averre's legacy will live on in a scholarship and a high-yielding sweet potato variety named in his honor.
Economic Perspective: What’s Behind the Death of Small Cars?
The market for smaller cars is shrinking in the auto industry. What forces could be driving the industry towards larger vehicles?
Extreme Events And Caribbean Fisheries: Ph.D. Student Bonnie Myers
Growing up hiking the Ozark Mountains, Bonnie Myers developed a love of nature and a concern for good stewardship. Now, she's a Ph.D. researcher in the Department of Applied Ecology and the Southeast Climate Science Center, studying the impact of climate change on natural resources.
Economic Perspective: Economic Improvements in the World
Are there positive economic trends we can point to in the world?
Beyond Roses: Fresh Local Flowers for Valentine’s Day
If you’re looking for something unique to give your valentine, an NC State floriculture expert suggests locally grown flowers.