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36237
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An assessment of the US Department of Education’s salary information granted pluses for including average annual salary for UNC system graduates and average annual cost for financial aid recipients. Factors rated as minuses: earning data only for students who received financial aid; totals including students who spent a semester at a school as well as graduates.
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36270
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Efforts to make the college campus a home away from home can be perceived in Lees-McRae’s pet policy. This policy can be perceived in the animals that students are allowed to have in buildings such as the Banner Elk School. The welcoming of pets can be measured in the Pet Council, which enforces rules and handles complaints. It is also reflected in the policy that distinguishes between an assistance animal and a pet.
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36276
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The silent killer for decades in the farming industry is nematodes. Possibly ridding plants of this microscopic roundworm by 2020 is the root knot nematode experiment. This research project, backed by the Gates Foundation, is being undertaken by AgBiome, a biochemical company in Durham.
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36283
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How businesses in North Carolina made the top one hundred list of best employers were offering benefits beyond paid vacations. As for these companies’ productivity, play didn’t generate a dearth of work. Survey results asserted a ninety-two percent engagement rate for these companies’ employees. Businesses such as nCino, Visionpoint Marketing, and N2 Publishing boasted perks such as free food, paid time off to volunteer, employees creating their own schedules, dogs allowed at work, and elder care assistance for employees.
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36300
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Employment benefits for the profiled North Carolina companies are not limited to traditional perks like vacation time and health plans. Businesses like Red Ventures, Alston and Bird, Senn Dunn Insurance, and nCino offer benefits such as video games at work, subsidized backup daycare, a paid day off for Christmas shopping, and weekly surf and paddleboard lessons.
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36307
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The ELF—a conglomeration of a car, bike, and trike—intends to ease traveling in an increasingly urbanized world. Companies on a roll with this form of transportation include the profiled Organic Transit of Durham and its European counterpart, Schaeffler AG. Promotion of the product included these advantages: safer than a bicycle, more weather resistant than a scooter, and not subject to laws related to the electronic bike market.
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39795
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Mother Earth Brewing has help to generate economic growth and a foodie friendly reputation for Kinston. It, among the 180 plus breweries and brewpubs in the state, has also contributed to North Carolina’s top spot in the South for number of breweries and beerpubs within its borders.
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30192
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North Carolina’s college system is as diverse as it is large, from a school founded for American Indians to its flagship campus in Chapel Hill. This article profiles chancellors of the University of North Carolina, Philip Duboise and Robin Cummings. Also provided is the annual higher education directory, is a comprehensive list that includes enrollment totals, tuition rates, and freshman acceptance rates.
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28579
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To give a snapshot of North Carolina’s economy, a diverse group of business leaders share their perspectives on important trends. Statistics are provided for agriculture, banking, energy, health care, higher education, housing, law, life sciences, money management, and transportation.
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