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Posts tagged “NCSU”

Updated February 12

UNC team takes home top prize at Emerging Issues Forum

ExitEvent's new logo (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.

February 6

UNC-CH is considering a ban on 'Yik Yak' chat app

Yik Yak The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is considering banning Yik Yak, a smartphone app that some say encourages hate speech, but other schools say free speech among students needs to be promoted.

January 30

Premium Lock You Decide: What are the impacts of tax changes?

Mike Walden Mike Walden: Research suggests innovation increases when the economy is confronted with major questions. If accurate, then we may be on the cusp of a new flurry of innovative activity.

Updated January 13

Premium Lock NCSU to open 'Entrepreneurship Clinic' in downtown Raleigh

Need a new business idea checkup? Entrepreneurs in the Triangle will soon be able to draw on advice and counsel from N.C. State at an "entrepreneurship clinic" in downtown Raleigh. NCSU graduate students will be available to offer consulting services to startups along with NCSU faculty.

The Entrepreneurship Collaborative at NCSU The Entrepreneurship Collaborative at NCSU

Updated January 7

Premium Lock UNC No. 1, NCSU No. 9 in online MBA rankings

Internet     UNC-Chapel Hill's online Masters in Business Administration program ties for first place and North Carolina State places ninth in new rankings just out from US News & World Report.

Updated December 8, 2014

Premium Lock AT&T formally launching ultra-fast Internet in parts of Triangle

AT&T is formally announcing deployment of its ultra-fast Internet service known as GigaPower in Raleigh, Cary, Chapel Hill, Carrboro and Winston-Salem today as part of the North Carolina Next Generation Network. Durham will be added later.

AT&T GigaPower   AT&T GigaPower

December 5, 2014

Premium Lock Is North Carolina's job market back? Yes, but 3 big challenges remain

Help wanted sign    The return of jobs in North Carolina is something to cheer about. But this achievement should not be interpreted as meaning there are no issues in the job market. There are issues, and they are centered on three areas: pay, missing rungs in the income ladder and technological unemployment.

Updated December 4, 2014

Premium Lock NCSU part of NASA Orion launch with 3D print technology

"If the human race is going to travel the solar system, we are going to have to make things along the way" says NCSU Professor Horn. "This idea of 3D printing is that you can make what you need, when you need it. We are a long way away from that ideal but we are getting there." Amd on the first Orion launch today, NCSU is sending along a special 3D-printed titanium coin.

The 3D-printed titanium coin made at NCSU The 3D-printed titanium coin made at NCSU

December 2, 2014

Premium Lock Former NCSU Chancellor Fox retiring from Red Hat board

Red Hat     Marye Anne Fox, the first female chancellor at N.C. State, is retiring from the board of directors at Red Hat where she has served since 2002.

Tags: Red Hat, NCSU
December 1, 2014

Premium Lock A smooth operator: NCSU professor cashes in on smoothies

North Carolina State University professors and students showed off a variety of agriculture-related technologies at the recent AgBio Summit. The bigwinner? Dr. Keith Harris, who helped an Eastern N.C. farm save up to 20 percent of previously, wasted fruit by turning it into delicious smoothies with a frozen Muscadine grape base mixed with blueberries or strawberries.

Award-winning smoothies Award-winning smoothies

November 21, 2014

Premium Lock Summit showcase: NCSU reaping big harvest in agbio research

Agbio Agriculture research at N.C. State highlights the AgBio Summit with developments spanning robots and drones to honey bees and fish. WRAL TechWire's Allan Maurer reports exclusively for our Insiders.

Updated November 20, 2014

Premium Lock AgBio keynote: Only a 'green revolution' can prevent global food crisis

Joel Bourne, Jr., an award-winning reporter for National Geographic and a graduate of N.C. State, warns at the AgBio Summit that time is running out to prevent a food crisis by the year 2030. Food production must double but solutions are "on the shelf," he says. WRAL TechWire's Allan Maurer has the in-depth report for our Insider subscribers.

Joel Bourne warns of global hunger threat Joel Bourne warns of global hunger threat

Updated November 19, 2014

Premium Lock Population bomb: 'The mother of all wicked problems'

Feeding a world population the United Nations estimates will hit 9 billion by 2050 is only one of the social problems caused by an increasing number of people, the director of of the US Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture tells the AgBio Summit in Raleigh. WRAL TechWire's Allan Maurer reports the details for our Insiders.

Talking population problems at AgBio Summit Talking population problems at AgBio Summit

Updated November 18, 2014

Premium Lock AgBio Summit food fight: Debating mandatory labeling of GMO products

Should the government make labeling food containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) mandatory? Both sides have their say at the opening day of the AgBio Summit in Raleigh. WRAL TechWire's Allan Maurer reports exclusively for our Insiders.

Washington Post's Tamar Haspel moderates GMO debate Washington Post's Tamar Haspel moderates GMO debate

November 18, 2014

Premium Lock Just call North Carolina 'the Mecca, the hub for agbio'

Agbio As NC State prepares to host the AGBIO Summit, the dean of the university's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences says the event will help showcase North Carolina as the "Mecca, the hub for agio." The theme of the event: Feeding a world of 9 billion people in 2050. And action is required, reports WRAL TechWire's Allan Maurer.

Updated November 14, 2014

Premium Lock Despite pause, AT&T to 'continue working' with NC Next Generation Network

North Carolina AT&T President Venessa Harrison says the company will "continue working" with the ultra-fast North Carolina Next Generation Network project even though the telecommunications giant has put a "pause" on fiber projects. NCNGN also reaffirms its commitment to AT&T.

Venessa Harrison Venessa Harrison

Updated November 12, 2014

Premium Lock Duke No. 1, UNC 12, NCSU 54 in MBA ranking; Yahoo's $640M buy; AT&T drops 4G in-flight 4G; Cisco earnings due; Microsoft drops Nokia name

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Duke rules the roost in MBA rankings but UNC and NCSU rise, too; Yahoo buys BrightRoll for $640M; AT&T drops plans for in-flight 4G; Cisco earnings are due today; and Microsoft drops Nokia name from phones.

November 10, 2014

Premium Lock #WTWTrends for Monday: Obama on net neutrality, Arcametrics, IBM, farming and #ISUM14 Trending in the Triangle

Trending in the Triangle Trending in the Triangle: Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local technology, venture, biotech, and life science news on Monday, Nov. 10, 2014 as curated by @WRALTechWire.

October 27, 2014

Premium Lock NC State researchers explore science between personal privacy, national security

The intelligence landscape continues to change and remains under great scrutiny. A multidisciplinary team of researchers at NC State University is exploring these issues, with the goal of educating the public about national security while also helping to develop a new generation of intelligence professionals.

Intelligence Balance Intelligence Balance

October 24, 2014

Premium Lock Triangle entrepreneur survey finds mix of optimism and worry

Startups   If you're not an optimist, then you're not an entrepreneur. You have to believe you will succeed - or why try? But at the same time the best entrepreneurs are realists, acknowledging challenges and preparing to overcome them. So a new survey of Triangle entrepreneurs from NCSU is a mix of dreams and reality. Which means this is a valid survey.

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