U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack was among the speakers at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Stakeholder’s Workshop on Coexistence held at NC State last week.
Doc Hendley of the non-profit Wine to Water was the inaugural speaker for the Gordon Philanthropy Seminar Series.
Food-borne illnesses pose a global health problem, claiming 2 million lives each year. This year’s World Health Day, April 7, focuses on food safety, so NC State University’s Abstract is taking an in-depth look at the topic through a series that highlights university work that’s making a difference.
Mike Walden looks at the factors at play in unemployment measurement, job market evaluation and household wealth analysis — and how they influence a half-full or half-empty perception of economic well-being.
Dr. Ernest Hodgson, professor emeritus from NC State University, and colleagues have released the first Dictionary of Agromedicine, available online. The dictionary provides agromedicine practitioners with a common language for their field and defines agromedicine as a discipline of its own.
Mike Walden explains why borrowing makes sense, when it comes to durable spending for long-lived projects.
Residents from across the Triangle can celebrate the return of spring in a big way at the third annual Raulston Blooms!
Endowments from Dr. George Kriz and his wife, Rhoda, will benefit CALS faculty and the N.C. Agricultural Research Service and will fund a distinguished professorship in the CALS Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, as well as several traditional agriculture distinguished professorships.
Basketball fans attending the 10th annual NC State Wolfpack women’s Hoops 4Hope game on Sunday, Feb. 22, will wear their traditional pink, but they’ll also have a chance to eat a little pink for a good cause. NC State University Howling Cow® Ice Cream will debut a one-time edition flavor, “Kay Yow Pink Peppermint,” at the 10th Annual Hoops 4Hope basketball game
The gap between what is financially needed by retirees and what is financially available for retirees is widening, says Mike Walden. He explores possible options for maintaining pre-retirement standards of living.