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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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31317
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Through the Humanities Extension Program, top North Carolina State University professors have taught literature, history, political and social issues to more than ten-thousand participants. The program creates new partnerships and builds on existing relationships between the college and communities across the state. The program consists of four-week seminar sessions, and is a cooperative effort with the North Carolina Agricultural Extension Service.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 17 Issue 4, Apr 1985, p10-11, por Periodical Website
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34638
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In this interview, Dr. Maria DeGuzman, professor at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, reflects on her “outlier” status and how it has affected her work. After being born in Spain, her family moved to South Carolina and then to North Carolina. She is also the Director of Latina/o Studies, the first one in the southeast United States.
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North Carolina Literary Review (NoCar PS 266 N8 N66x), Vol. 22 Issue 1, 2013, p62-72, il, por, f Periodical Website
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34889
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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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35907
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Spotlighted was a famous NC author in the running for a commemorative stamp and his most famous work, Look Homeward, Angel. Or at least in writing—play and screenplay—was the novel still renowned. As the author revealed, the best known work produced by this native son has experienced a sales decline since WWII. The best evidence for Wolfe readership’s decrease to Owen, though, was in the dearth of college students familiar with Wolfe works.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 8 Issue 8, Oct 1980, p14
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35915
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Illustrated were aspiring political cartoonists such as John Pope, UNC-G; Gene Dees, NC State; Dan Brady, UNC-CH; Chuck Wojtkiewkz, Duke. As for their collective source of inspiration, highlighted was two time Pulitzer winner and creator of the “Shoe” comic, Jeff MacNelly.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 9 Issue 2, Feb 1981, p34-35
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35992
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A true down homer was about more than just being born in a local town or having one’s name affiliated with a local building. What made Charlie Gray Sr. so included turning down job offers after graduation from North Carolina State College, so he could own a local grocery store. Being a down homer was also reflected in his promotion of education for the area. During his almost fifty year career as a school principal and teacher, he professed a hope for Hatteras Island to have a central accredited high school.
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Sea Chest (NoCar F 262 D2 S42), Vol. 3 Issue 3, July 1976, p72-77
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36086
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Among the firsts that ECU may claim: offering online proctoring for students from all sixteen higher education institutions in the UNC system. Perhaps this was not surprising, though, given its renown as a co-pioneer in Distance Education in North Carolina.
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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.
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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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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.