Feb 1, 2021

Jenkins MAC Enables Alumna to Turn Passion Into a Career

Gina Miani’s friends used to ask her why she was studying accounting. “You’re so passionate about the environment, shouldn’t you study something more closely related?,” they’d ask her. But Miani, who earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accounting at the NC State University’s Poole College of Management, always told them that perhaps one day she would use her business mindset for good. Three years after graduating, (Jenkins MAC 2017), Miani has found herself — through personal initiative — doing exactly that.

May 26, 2020

How Farmers in the U.S. Are Uniting During COVID-19

Olivia Watkins, BSC Associate, Jenkins MBA Candidate and Co-founder of The Black Farmer Fund, shares her thoughts on how farmers and our food systems have been affected by COVID-19. Check out her article to see how farmers are uniting and how you can help support them.

Aug 15, 2018

Smart Spaces

NC State students launch spatial intelligence startup that could help reduce energy costs in buildings based on smartphone data.

Jun 8, 2018

Sustainability in Supply Chains of Luxury Brands

The purpose of this paper is to explore the kind of actions taken by luxury brands in order to bring transparency along their supply chain.

Jun 1, 2018

Jessica Thomas, MBA

Director, Business Sustainability Collaborative & Lecturer, Department of Managment, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Sustainability Approach “I see business sustainability as a strategy to drive innovation and competitive advantage. In my teaching, research and project engagement, I look for opportunities to make […]

May 3, 2018

2018 Student Commencement Speaker is Typically Unique

The think and do mentality that I’ve been gifted here at NC State is something that will stick with me wherever my path leads me.

Jul 13, 2015

NC to get region’s first large-scale wind power

Construction on a 200+ megawatt wind farm near Elizabeth City looks set to begin within the next month.

Jul 10, 2015

Target installing solar on eight NC stores

The big box retailer is investing heavily in renewables, including 8 large rooftop installations here in North Carolina.

Apr 6, 2015

Researchers release strategic plan for North Carolina wine and grape industry

With funding from the North Carolina Wine and Grape Growers Council, researchers at UNC Greensboro just released a strategic plan. The plan includes suggestions for how to keep the wine and grape industry growing at a healthy rate, while building a reputation for high quality products.

Oct 28, 2014


Durham community and advocacy groups are exploring development of a local food policy council to address community needs.