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North Carolina Health Insurers Proposed Rate Hikes For 2017
Insurance News Net - 2016-05-31
Most of those pleas came after a Blue Cross technology ... counties in the state or withdraw from the market altogether. The company will decide in August but in the meantime has proposed ACA rates for all 100 counties in North Carolina.

Senate budget calls out Pamlico River pollution strategy
Washington Daily News - 2016-06-02
Glasgow, both professors and researchers with Center for Applied Aquatic Ecology at North Carolina State University. Exposure to the toxic ... landowners and agricultural entities, and the strategies passed into law were the outcome of a decade of those ...

Universities form food-security commission
Agri-View - 2016-06-02
Randy Woodson, chancellor at North Carolina State University ... The commission is comprised of scholars in the agricultural, biological, physical and social sciences, as well as development experts, public university administrators and former senior ...

NC youth are local food heroes
WRAL - 2016-06-03
They see themselves as "part of the solution" and so do we. Josie Walker is a recent graduate of North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University (N.C. A&T) in Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. She grew up in Trenton (Jones County ...

North Carolina Gov. McCrory says bathroom bill is now a national issue (+video)
The Christian Science Monitor - 2016-05-09
In a separate letter to the University of North Carolina, the Department of Justice wrote the university system would be in violation of Title IX if it enforced the state law. McCrory said Sunday that he will make a decision within 24 hours, but he ...

U.S. government and North Carolina escalate legal fight over transgender law
Reuters - 2016-05-10
The Justice Department's complaint named the state of North Carolina, McCrory, the state's Department of Public Safety and the University of North Carolina system as defendants. The 17-campus University of North Carolina system says it takes federal non ...

North Carolina faces Monday deadline on U.S. challenge to bathroom law
MSN - 2016-05-02
the state would have to comply or face the loss of federal funding. North Carolina stands to lose $4.8 billion in federal funding, mainly educational grants, if it does not back down from the law, according to an analysis by lawyers at the University of ...

New AgTech Accelerator Takes Root in RTP with $11.5M Investment
Xconomy - 2016-05-05
AgTech Accelerator, organizers say, will identify and finance promising agriculture companies. Those companies will also have access to research support from nearby Duke University, NC State University, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rights, U.S. Justice Dept. says
Newsday - 2016-05-05
The Justice Department said in a separate letter to the 17-campus University of North Carolina system that the state law violates Title IX of the Civil Rights Act, which bars discrimination in education based on sex. That could lead to North Carolina ...

Agriculture Start-Ups Get Boost From Big Firms and Investors
New York Times - 2016-05-04
Some 499 agricultural technology companies attracted $4.6 billion ... Pennsylvania State, Purdue, the University of North Carolina, Washington State and the University of California, Davis.

Justice Department Says North Carolina Bathroom Law Violates Federal Civil Rights Laws
The Blaze - 2016-05-04
whether you will remedy these violations of Title VII including by confirming that the state will not comply with or implement HB2," Gupta added. A similar notification was also sent to the North Carolina Department of Public Safety and the University of ...

DOJ: North Carolina HB2 Law Violates Civil Rights Act
TPM - 2016-05-04
... the State will not comply with or implement HB2." Similar letters were sent to the North Carolina Department of Public Safety and the University of North Carolina advising them that they too had violated Titles VII and IX. Read the DOJ's letter below.

Brown University, UMass Amherst Hire African-American Deans of Admissions
Diverse Education - 2016-06-03
Lawyers for North Carolina ... using technology that presented a barrier to her education. Court documents show attorneys for Aleeha Dudley and Miami agreed two weeks ago on the main parts of a settlement. But U.S. [...] CLEVELAND - Kent State University ...

Jobs Disruption and Emerging Skills Focus of Forum
The pilot - 2016-06-02
The Institute for Emerging Issues at N.C. State University will head to Pinehurst ... policy leaders gathered to consider the question: "As technology and demography shift, how can North Carolina prepare today to create enough good jobs for tomorrow?"

Solving the 10,000-Year-Old Problem of Agriculture: An Interview with Wes Jackson
In These Times - 2016-06-02
Modern industrial-scale agriculture has proven incompatible ... He holds a BS in biology from Kansas Wesleyan University, Salina, an MS in botany from the University of Kansas, and a PhD in genetics from North Carolina State University.

State bar certifies PCC paralegal program
Reflector - 2016-06-05
PCC and ECU students design house plan PCC Architectural Technology students teamed with Interior Design students from East Carolina University this spring to help an eastern North Carolina man come closer to realizing his dream home. David W. (his full ...

Robots are poised to reshape war and the workplace
Las Vegas Sun - 2016-06-05
Examine history: The Agricultural Revolution ... Florida and North Carolina. "We are looking at a labor force that is slowing," Bateman added, in reference to a heightened emphasis on STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics).

Air Emissions Settlement Highlights Ongoing Issue
Lancaster Farming - 2016-06-02
The state legislature interprets the Clean Water Act as regulating waste, not air emissions, as do many other legislative bodies. What the North Carolina Department ... specialist with the University of Maryland Department of Agricultural and Resource ...

Leoneda Inge
WUNC - 2016-05-13
Leoneda Inge is WUNC's Changing Economy Reporter. She came to North Carolina in 2001 and has spent most of that time tracking job loss and other major changes in the state's Tobacco ... millions of dollars into agricultural technology startups.

How a North Carolina company turns water bottles into graduation gowns for UNC, Duke, N.C. State
The Business Journal - 2016-04-28
Greenboro-based textile giant Unifi (NYSE: UFI) says its recycled polyester technology will make an appearance at commencement ceremonies at universities across the country, including those at UNC-Chapel Hill, N.C. State University and Duke University this ...

N.C. State wants to open $160 million plant science complex by 2020
Southeast Farm Press - 2016-04-27
Richard Linton, left, dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at North Carolina State University, and Steve Lommel, associate dean and director of the North Carolina Agricultural Research Service at N.C. State, stand on the site on N.C. State ...

Obama Administration Announces Final Round of Promise Zone Designations to Expand Access to Opportunity in Urban, Rural and Tribal Communities
The White House President Barack Obama - 2016-06-06
Five community-based workforce centers will help young adults with job training and placement services thanks to a $5 million grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor. The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) awarded BioSTL, a St. Louis-based ...

More about puppy mills and the AKC
INFORUM - 2016-06-03
The vast majority of suspensions that are handed down are the result of investigations by federal and state inspectors or local humane ... when legislation was introduced in North Carolina to codify similar basic standards of care, the AKC actively worked ...

Illinois agriculture industry open for increased exports
Herald & Review - 2016-06-07
"Agriculture is so much more than cultivating crops," Bourne said. GSI is attempting to incorporate all of the latest technology into ... Research Laboratory at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Prairie State Semen Inc. in Champaign ...

Florida Governor declares state of emergency
Fox 28 - 2016-06-06
The Governor of Florida declaring a state of emergency in anticipation of Tropical Storm ... "Bigfoot" sightings claimed by residents of small North Carolina town "Bigfoot" sightings claimed by residents of small North Carolina town (FOXNews)--Just in ...

Schindler and Bennett file for state house campaign - 2016-06-06
Schindler filed his candidacy papers with the state on May 20, while Bennett filed May 26 ... currently studying for a doctorate in archaeology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is an officer and longtime member of the Albert Lea ...

Kauffman Foundation report indicates economic growth for North Dakota
The Bismarck Tribune - 2016-06-06
The information industry, which many of the technology-related companies named by Dever ... and wholesale trade had 2,787 establishments employing 26,530. Dever also cited a North Dakota State University study indicating the state has diversified its ...

Hunting weeds and foraged food for fun -- and profit
Market Watch - 2016-06-06
For now, the U.S. Agriculture Department and the Forest Service lack ... In parts of the U.S., the mushrooms have the unfortunate alias of "butt rot," but in North Carolina the picker found buyers at $16 a pound. Commercial foraging success hinges ...

Bee Vectoring Technologies Confirms Serbian Sunflower and Soft Fruits Trials
Marketwired - 2016-06-06
These trials are slated to follow a very similar protocol as those developed for trials on sunflowers being conducted by the research team at North Dakota State University ... technology by notable growers due to reinforced credibility within the ...

How A Tea Partier Became Its Villain -- And Why She Could Lose Tuesday
WAMU - 2016-06-06
But according to Steven Greene, a political science professor at North Carolina State University, the simple dynamics that ... There's a controversy in the world of curling. New broom technology is changing the way the game is played -- making it too ...

Union: No room for old technology in new airport towers
KX News - 2016-06-06
WASHINGTON (AP) - Two state-of-the-art airport towers due to go into operation this fall in San Francisco and Las Vegas will first need extensive remodeling to make room for technology that ... tower at Charlotte, North Carolina, that is also designed ...

Students from across the state attend NATURE program at UND
Grand Forks Herald - 2016-06-06
The two-week program is a joint effort between UND and North Dakota State University to provide American Indian students the opportunity to advance their knowledge in the fields of science, technology ... of energy and agriculture," Schafer said.

Heart and soul
North Texas e-News - 2016-06-06
Like the heart sustains the body, the small town bank sustained the farmer who in turn sustained the agricultural commercial cycle ... He was born in the Abbyville district of North Carolina in 1840. Though only twenty-one when North Carolina seceded ...

Future roads may contain 100% more pig poop
Equipment World - 2016-07-05
A team of researchers at North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University is testing a substance made from pig manure to use as an asphalt binder to replace petroleum-based products, according to a report by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

North Carolina State University Sued Over Alleged Violation Of Free-Speech Rights
University Herald - 2016-06-30
The North Carolina State University was sued by a Christian ... Jul 09, 2016 AM EDTA group of researchers at Yale University developed an improvement in the lithium-oxygen technology that could make it available for commercial use.

Bladen-Columbus Chapter of the North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University Alumni has awarded five scholarships
Bladen Journal - 2016-06-29
The Bladen-Columbus Chapter of the North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University Alumni has awarded five scholarships to deserving students within our region. Each scholarship is worth $500. Cheryl McLean, a rising sophomore at A&T ...

Call for surge in research funding as US farm production loses to China
Southeast Farm Press - 2016-06-14
Rodolphe Barrangou and his team at North Carolina State University are using CRISPR gene editing technology to trace the precise ... in calling for a surge in federal support of food and agricultural science. Retaking the Field, the report released by ...

Local college student dies
The Business Journal - 2016-06-08
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Vertical tillage works well with no-till but can it build yields?
Southeast Farm Press - 2016-06-05
Alan Franzluebbers, a USDA Agricultural Research Service soil scientist at North Carolina State University, says soil health can be improved through good management. Related Media Peanut Profitability winners discuss strip tillage benefits, fungicides ...

ON ITS WAY: AgTech Accelerator launches with $11.5M in funding
Durham Herald Sun - 2016-05-08
MORRISVILLE -- A startup accelerator aimed at developing agricultural ... North Carolina State and Duke, but also several out of state including Penn State, Purdue and University of California, Davis. "(Alexandria) sees ag tech as being the emerging ...

North Carolina governor tweaks transgender law after backlash
Reuters - 2016-04-12
"I have come to the conclusion that there is a great deal of misinformation, misinterpretation, confusion, a lot of passion and frankly, selective outrage and hypocrisy, especially against the great state of North Carolina," McCrory said in a statement

NC State to Form NSF-Funded Center for Advanced Electronics Through Machine Learning With UIUC and Georgia Tech - 2016-08-09
North Carolina State University (NCSU), the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) are forming the Center for Advanced Electronics through Machine Learning (CAEML) to accelerate the design and ...

NC State Boosts Efforts to Commercialize Research Discoveries
Press Release Point - 2016-08-09
North Carolina State University has announced that seven projects will receive ... the biosensor lights up and the scientists have a much smaller pool of candidates to test. This new technology will allow scientists to quickly create and test new ...

NCSU picks seven projects for innovation funding
WRAL Tech Wire - 2016-08-09
Raleigh, N.C. -- North Carolina State University has announced that seven projects will ... up and the scientists have a much smaller pool of candidates to test. This new technology will allow scientists to quickly create and test new antibiotics that ...

Finding champions for campus tech infusion
Education Dive - 2016-08-09
Gamification is the infusion of games or interactive technology in curricula, and college leaders are looking to expand this definition to areas through college learning and leadership. North Carolina State University officials implemented gamification in ...

State releases Asian beetles as tiny warriors on the front lines to combat the invasion of mile-a-minute vine
North Jersey - 2016-08-08
The state Department of Agriculture began raising the weevils in 2004 at its ... on nursery stock, probably from Japan, and is now established along the East Coast from North Carolina up to southern New England. "It exploded around 1980, and first ...

Rebecca Jane Pardee
The State Port Pilot - 2016-08-08
She graduated from the University ... Technology as an editor, electronic typesetting specialist and scientific and technical publications supervisor. In 1986, she remarried and moved in 1990 with her husband, Charles Arthur Pardee Jr., to Bald Head Island ...

North Dakota State president: Some texts 'not appropriate'
FOX Carolina - 2016-08-08
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - North Dakota State University President Dean Bresciani said ... collaboration, information technology and research. University System Chancellor Mark Hagerott did not immediately respond to a request for comment Monday.

Pesticides used to help bees may actually harm them
Phys - 2016-08-08
"Although helpful for ridding hives of parasites and pathogens, the chemicals in beekeeper-applied pesticides can be harmful to the bees," said Mark Williams, an associate professor of horticulture in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and lead ...

NC State University
Careers Inside Higher ED - 2016-08-08
With more than 31,000 students and nearly 8,000 faculty and staff, North Carolina State University is a comprehensive university known for its leadership in education and research, and globally recognized for its science, technology, engineering and ...

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