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Posts tagged “NCSU”

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Startups Featured at 5th annual UNC Innovation Showcase

ExitEvent A crowd of 400 packed into the Kenan Stadium Blue Zone on the University of North Carolina campus April 9 to hear from leading researchers and rising entrepreneurs at the 2015 Innovation Showcase, Exit Event reports.

March 28

AT&T donates $33,000 for PC training at gigabit Internet kickoff

AT&T's Foundation is making a $33,000 to a PC and Internet training program in Raleigh as part of the launch for ultra-fast Internet access known as the North Carolina Next Generation Network. The City of Raleigh's "Digital Connectors" program is receiving the money.

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Updated March 27

Ultra-fast Internet network coming first to Raleigh community center

The North Carolina Next Generation Network formally launches on Saturday at a community center in Raleigh. AT&T is building the network across the Triangle and parts of the Triad in partnership with several municipalities and four universities.

Service area as spelled out for NC NGN in RFP Service area as spelled out for NC NGN in RFP

March 16

Premium Lock North Carolina invests millions into big data research

The Broadband Report       The Broadband Report: This multi-million dollar investment by North Carolina and the UNC system will change the way businesses, government agencies and universities think about data and use data to solve problems in North Carolina.

Updated March 13

Premium Lock Date rape nail polish firm raises $190K

Undercover Colors Undercover Colors, the Raleigh-based startup developing a nail polish that will change color if swirled in a drink that contains a date rape drug, has raised an additional $190,000 in equity, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing.

Updated February 12

Premium Lock UNC team takes home top prize at Emerging Issues Forum

ExitEvent (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

Premium Lock 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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