Updated February 12
(Note: This story has been corrected.) Several university teams and one high school team took home $100,000 in prizes from an innovation contest put on by the Emerging Issues Forum. Top prize went to a team at Carolina.
Updated January 11, 2013
Cisco's recently launched marketing campaign includes "Tomorrow Starts Here," a slogan East Carolina University trademarked a decade ago. On Friday, ECU said it had sued Cisco and is seeking damages.
January 4, 2012
Scientists at NCSU, East Carolina and UNC-Wilmington receive $250,000 to fund work toward federal grant applications.
December 27, 2011
The crash of a medical helicopter in Florida comes as agencies have been looking at safety for the service nationally.
November 9, 2011
The university, which is located in Greenville, recently received a backbone upgrade to 10 gigabyte capacity as part of the North Carolina Research and Education Network expansion.
MCNC's NCREN plan
September 12, 2011
The NC Biotech Center has awarded East Carolina University toxicologist Jared Brown $143,308 to study the hazards from inhaling nanomaterials during their manufacture or use.
Updated July 28, 2011
The Institutional Development Grant program is designed to help scientists obtain the latest in hardware.
November 12, 2010
Bloomberg Newsweek survey lists Fuqua as sixth, Kenan-Flagler 16th.
Updated October 29, 2010
ECU economist concurs. Seasonally adjusted numbers from ECU show no change in jobless rate in Triangle and only slight dip in N.C. NCSU’s Mike Walden points out that virtually all job growth is in government. Plus, more people dropped out of the work force which helps drive down jobless numbers.
Updated July 29, 2010
The collaboration, called Weather for Emergency Management, aims to help the emergency management community more effectively use weather information in their planning and in real-time decision-making during weather events such as hurricanes, tornadoes, blizzards and floods.
Updated August 4, 2009
ECU, Entegrion to study clotting; UNC-CH, Parion Sciences to explore dry eye; NCSU, Agile Sciences will target crop disease.
July 6, 2009
In North Carolina Economic Outlook, NCSU economist says state’s seven economic regions won’t rebound until 2010. But even with recovery, Mike Walden predicts unemployment will remain high.
June 9, 2009
A new prosthesis called the iLimb, developed by Hanger Prosthetics in Raleigh, lets the user operate all five fingers separately.
Updated May 19, 2009
WPM Group’s ‘iAdvertizing’ program lets customers pick and chose from product suite. And it’s a hit, delivering $110,000 in business in first five weeks, chairman says.
Updated November 12, 2008
In review of two groups where women received robotic-assisted treatment, doctors reported techniques are ‘feasible and safe.’ Device also led to less blood loss, shorter hospital stays, higher number of lymph nodes, study says.
October 1, 2008
RTP startup, which is developing variety of blood-related technologies, hopes to begin test of dried plasma product next year.
Updated September 30, 2008
Wake Forest, East Carolina, A&T, UNC-Wilmington researchers receive grants up to $75,000.