Think Tank Credits NC State for Raleigh Prosperity
The Milken Institute gives NC State high marks for helping to drive Raleigh’s fast-growing economy, noting the university’s role in research, innovation and economic development.
Celebrating Centennial’s Seminal Moment
It was a ground-breaking vision, to be honest: a gift of land for a land-grant institution to build a unique research campus within sight of downtown Raleigh and NC State’s original campus. And it changed the size, scope and direction of the university forever.
Stakeholders, University Celebrate Plant Sciences Partnership
Agricultural leaders planted their stakes, literally, in the ground on NC State’s Centennial Campus, as they marked the commitments they’ve made to the North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative.
Big Data, Sensors to Transform Cities
Martin O’Malley, former governor of Maryland, told a Centennial Campus conference that new technologies developed through public-private partnerships would drive the creation of smart cities.
Bee the Change: New Apiary on Centennial Campus
Thanks to a public-private partnership, Centennial Campus is now home to 150,000 honeybees in seven beehives. The new apiary will create opportunities for tours and other forms of pollinator-related education.
$45 Million Golden LEAF Grant Boosts NC State’s Plant Sciences Initiative
NC State’s Plant Sciences Initiative gets a big boost from a $45 million grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation.