Posts tagged “NCSU”
David Murdock, the founder of the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis, is announcing another donation today to what Oprah Winfrey has described as his "gift to humanity." Will the endowment he is making secure the NCRC's future as a true hub for health research?
David Murdock, the billionaire owner of Dole Food and founder of the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis, will announce another gift to the campus on Wednesday. Murdock has already invested more than $700 million of his own fortune in the project.
Metrix, a patent-pending software program designed to link musicians, wins two of the top cash awards in the annual Lulu eGames at N.C. State.
New research from N.C. State University runs counter to conventional wisdom about older programmers losing their skills or being unable to learn new ones. In fact, the report says, older can be better.
Speakers from across the country and companies representing the spectrum of green energy and cleantech will gather at N.C. State today through Wednesday for the 10th annual Sustainable Energy conference.
The Startup Blog: These days, the Triangle's three major universities all have large and robust programs that cater to today's student entrepreneur. This is the result of years of change internally, the fruits of which are now being exposed to the general public.
The Startup Blog: Chill-N, a nitrogen ice cream startup from the University of Miami , takes top honors at Startup Madness 2013, which as an event is its own sprouting success story.
New research from North Carolina State University and RTI International has yielded new understanding of thin films, opening the door to more efficient technologies to power or cool electronics.
Nanotechnology researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a new type of nanoscale structure that could eventually find its way into new, 3-D technologies in the next generation of devices. Advances also have been made in "nanofibers."
Tech Wire Gamer: Video games might have a new, untapped demographic - the elderly. Research from North Carolina State University finds that older adults who played video games reported higher levels of emotional well-being.
Tennessee-based Eastman Chemical has signed a research deal with a second Triangle university in five months, the latest being with UNC-CH.
SJF Ventures in Durham leads the third round of funding for the company, which does business as Wright Foods. It licensed NCSU technology to keep food fresh without refrigeration.
As the Emerging Issues forum points out, talent is graduating debt free from the North Carolina Community College System for growing industries. And talent is the top priority for the private sector to grow North Carolina businesses.
Executives, thought leaders and politicans from across North Carolina and the country converge in Raleigh today and tomorrow to discuss the future of manufacturing in the state at the annual Emerging Issues forum.
Opinion: We are in the midst of an energy transformation. What kind of energy we use, how we use that energy and the cost of different types of energy are all changing. The major driver of our energy shift is the expanding economies of much of the rest of the world, particularly in Asia and Africa. History shows that as economies prosper, energy use jumps and so do prices.
The Triangle J Council of Governments in association with a consortium called the NC Next Generation Networks on Friday issued a request for proposal document that seeks private sector service providers who are interested in building a "next generation" communications network across the Triangle as well as Winston-Salem.
A consortium of universities and municipalities representing the Triangle and Winston-Salem will publish a request for proposals on Friday that could lead to a project similar to Google Fiber to North Carolina. Blair Levin, a former FCC chief of staff, and the national organization he leads is supporting the effort.