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Past Issues

December 2015
UNC Pembroke Opens its Doors to Local Startups
ECU Works to Create ‘Maker’ Culture in Region
UNCW Students Go Global, Graduate Faster

November 2015
UNC Board of Governors Expands Internship Pilot
UNC Researchers Track Ocean Contamination After Storms
Getting Global – Intentionally

October 2015
Big Ideas Get Bigger as Funding for FreshSpire Grows
A Whale-Sized Lesson In Ocean Science
Global Connections Report Shows UNC’s Global Progress, Sets Goals

September 2015
Duke Energy Grants Deepen Connections Between NC State, UNCW, Area Employers
A Better Online Degree Helps Create Better K12 Classrooms
UNC Charlotte International Festival Celebrates 40 Years!

August 2015
Duke Energy Powers the Workforce
Teaching the teachers: UNC program brings NC history alive for classroom teachers
WSSU Fights Global, Local Hunger

July 2015
REACH NC Making University Expertise More Visible
Training teachers and exploding soda: ECSU summer camp builds science connections
NC State Saudi Arabian Program: Busting Myths, Attracting Top Students

June 2015
ECU Researchers Tracking NC Sharks
Fayetteville State: Students Learning to ServeThrough Service Learning
Center for International Understanding: Helping NC Figure Out How to Get More Global

May 2015
NCSSM Teams Make Fracking Safer, Conquer Gravity
State Employees Credit Union Launches Internship Pilot
Center Visit to Mexico Fuels Understanding of How Work with NC's Newest Residents

April 2015
UNC-Chapel Hill Connecting Creators
New Engagement Report Quantifieds UNC/Community/Business Links
System-Shared Study Abroad Program Turns 30, Changes Lives

March 2015
Economic Impact on the Half-Shell
ECU Helping Small Towns Help Themselves
SBTDC Connecting North Carolina Businesses to the World

February 2015
‘Carolina Kickstart’ Translating Discovery into Innovation
Social Entrepreneurship Competition Winners Blend Passion, Practicality
UNC Campuses Recognizing the Value of International Skills For Employment, Understanding

January 2015
Third UNC Social Entrepreneurship Conference Combines Big Ideas, Reality Check
UNC Campuses Recognized for Community Service
UNC Campuses Recognizing the Value of International Skills For Employment, Understanding

2014

December 2014
Western Carolina Offers New Economic Model for Dillsboro
Three UNC Campuses Make a Distinctive, Honorable Impact in the Community  
ECU Wins International “Oscar” for Addressing “Employability Gap”

November 2014
NCSU Celebrates, Supports, Transforms Manufacturing
FSU Students: Toting Turkeys, Giving Back
UNC, NC Find Benefits in International Students

October 2014
Class to Work to Class to Work to Jobs
UNC School of the Arts ‘Running Dead’ Scare Up Contributions
Appalachian State Energy Center Wins Grant to Advise Brazil on Energy Production, Poverty Reduction
 
September 2014
Moving Rural Innovation Closer to Reality
ECU Dental Students Prepare for Practice While Serving Rural North Carolina Residents
The Slovakia-California-NC-India Connection

August 2014
Growing a Different Kind of Entrepreneurial Faculty
Not Your Father’s Arboretum
International Students Add Flavor to UNC
 
July 2014
ECU Builds the State’s Innovation Future
New Company Works to Reduce Date Rape
NC Leaders Look to Germany for Insights on Advanced Manufacturing
 
College Job Fairs Hit the Spot – For Alumni and Employers
NCCU Feeding a Critical Need
UNC, India Draw Closer
 
May 2014
Public Service, Uninterrupted
UNC Engagement Council Goes to Work
Meeting Demand for Chinese Language Instruction, Efficiently
 
April 2014
Branding Process Finds Creative Energy for States Future
Leveling the Field in Rural North Carolina
Computing the Value of Immigration in NC
 
March 2014
UNCC PORTAL is open for business
UNC Pembroke, NC School of Science and Mathematics Top Social Entrepreneurship Competition
UNC Brings Students, Faculty, Teachers, Policy Makers Closer to India