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38216
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The promise of better food through science was recognized in two initiatives promising to generate growth in jobs, markets for farmers, and manufacturing. One was the Plant Sciences Initiative, the other the Food Processing Innovation Center. Collectively, they promised to produce greater crop numbers, pioneer crop varieties, and lower farm animals’ feed expense. Collectively, they may also help to assure the supply of food needed to feed the world’s population, projected to be 9.6 billion by 2050.
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38245
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Universities across North Carolina have an eclectic approach when it comes to their degree programs. Recognizing the collective student body’s transformation in the past few decades, universities such as NC State and High Point University are trying to better meet their students’ needs. Examples include NC State’s MBA collaboratories, or half day workshops involving field experts and senior leaders, and High Point’s MBA courses, which are typically twenty minute lecture, two hour and forty minute group discussion and interaction.
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North Carolina State University’s Memorial Belltower was built to honor alumni who were killed in battle in World War I. The tower was designed by William Henry Deacy and construction began November 10, 1921. Currently, the belltower is often used as a gathering place for celebrations. The history of the memorial since WWI is detailed.
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The United States is the world’s leading blueberry producer, the roots of which lie in North Carolina. In 1940’s Pender County, a farmer named Harold Graham Huntington worked with NC State University biologists in order to create disease-resistant strains of blueberry. Huntington’s farm helped lay the foundation for the blueberry industry in the United States.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 1, June 2017, p32-35, il, por Periodical Website
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37165
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With the same theme as another article found in this edition, Susan Stafford Kelly' “Diamond Guys," this article profiles fifteen businesses in North Carolina owned by the same families. Included were Raleigh’s York Properties, established 1910; Hickory’s Keever’s Key and Repair Service, founded 1920; Salisbury’s Beaver Brothers, established 1911; Windsor’s Bertie County Peanuts, founded 1915.
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36244
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Reducing recidivism for ex-offenders were programs such as the NC State Industry Expansion Solutions (IES). Through this program, they earn a Lean Manufacturing Certificate. Attesting to the success of this program were statistics related to job growth and economic impact. Asserting its necessity were statistics related to the likelihood of recidivism in the absence of employment.
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37424
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Knowledge about a religious sect settled in Salem between the mid-18th and early 20th centuries and archival conservation process can be found in this profile of D.H. Hill Library. More about Moravians can be mined in the million pages plus of documents chronicling everyday life in nearly every day detail. How manuscripts are conserved can be better understood by factors accounting for their unique appearance and unusual fragility.
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30617
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North Carolina invests in Transportation and Workforce development to support manufacturers. Improvements to the states rail and air shipping infrastructure supports the logistical needs of manufacturers, while programs like NCSU's Industry Expiation Service offer training and consulting to companies aiming to grow.
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30918
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Creating Value Practicum was created by the Center for Innovation Management Studies, an academic-industry partnership within the Poole College of Management at NCSU.
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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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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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36285
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North Carolina’s contribution to industries such as biotechnology and its quality of life may define it as a wonderful place to live and work. Supporting this belief were six experts, offering insights about its place in the biotech global market, the importance of industry in the state, appeals the area has to international biotech companies, the importance of workforce training to international biotech companies, and what will keep such companies in North Carolina.
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Rapsody, a female rapper in Raleigh, strived to bring rap to Raleigh by hosting rap battles at N.C. State and organizing Packapalooza, N.C. State's back to school block party.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 32, August 2015, p16-17, il Periodical Website
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36116
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Alluding to a phrase still heard in the Progressive Era, NC Agricultural and Mechanical College students visited East Carolina Teachers College students. ECTC’s student body, mostly female, encouraged administration to facilitate co-ed style events that reflected progressive thinking. From that came the Sadie Hawkins Dance style visits of ECTC students to Raleigh.