Archive for the ‘Media Releases’ Category

YOU DECIDE: Why has economic inequality increased?

Dr. Michael Walden is William Neal Reynolds professor of agricultural and resource economics at N.C. State University.

What’s behind the growing gap between those with more income and wealth and those with less? N.C. State University economist Mike Walden discusses.

AgriBusiness Law students tour nation’s lawmaking centers

Campbell's students take in the beautiful architecture of the U.S. Capitol Dome.

About 150 students from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences took a fall break field trip to learn about the history and processes of lawmaking.

JC Raulston Arboretum presents autumn kids’ programs

Two new programs at the JC Raulston Arboretum invite children and families to explore, celebrate nature.

CEFS initiative will support new incubator farms

Lomax Farm

Up to five North Carolina communities will receive support for developing incubator farms to attract new farmers, thanks to an effort by the Center for Environmental Farming Systems. Incubator farms provide aspiring farmers with a place to learn, try their hand at farming and develop the markets to make their own operations successful.

Fred Hain receives Order of the Longleaf Pine

picture of Dr. Fred Hain

Dr. Fred Hain has joined the long list of distinguished North Carolinians to receive the Order of the Longleaf Pine award.

YOU DECIDE: What policy path should we follow?

Dr. Michael Walden is William Neal Reynolds professor of agricultural and resource economics at N.C. State University.

Economists propose different paths to a prosperous economy. Which should we follow? Mike Walden discusses.

On rare butterflies, microbes — and more

Dr. Rob Dunn

Endangered butterflies that persist in the presence of bombs and beavers; microbes and other “monsters” at home; spiders and people’s fear of the eight-legged creatures: These are among the topics biologist Rob Dunn explores in his latest popular essays.

Mackay wins North Carolina award

Dr. Trudy Mackay is the ninth current N.C. State faculty member to be elected into the National Academy of Sciences, one of the world’s most important scientific societies.

Dr. Trudy Mackay is among a group of distinguished North Carolinians who will receive the North Carolina Award, the highest civilian honor the state bestows, at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 10, at the N. C. Museum of History.

Goodnight Irene: Dealing with storm damage at Pamlico field lab

Picture of the Pamlico Aquaculture Field Lab before Hurricane Irene

The tireless work of University Field Lab employees and students helped repair damage from Hurricane Irene at the Pamlico Aquaculture Field Laboratory and save thousands of fish.

CALS/Ross University agreement increases vet school opportunities for N.C. State students

Sean Powers (right) of Ross University talks with N.C. State pre-vet students.

The Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences have signed an agreement designed to streamline the application process for N.C. State students interested in attending vet school at Ross.

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