Life Sciences http://wunc.org en NC State University Expands Efforts To Attract Rural Students http://wunc.org/post/nc-state-university-expands-efforts-attract-rural-students <div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Many studies show that students in rural counties are less likely to go to college, especially four-year or private institutions. Faced with that reality, some university leaders are reconsidering how to attract students from rural communities.</span></p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 09 May 2014 12:49:17 +0000 Reema Khrais 35180 at http://wunc.org NC State University Expands Efforts To Attract Rural Students The Mysterious Relationship Between Brain And Body http://wunc.org/post/mysterious-relationship-between-brain-and-body <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Scientists generally understand that healthy bodies and healthy minds are related,&nbsp;but the interaction between the two isn’t as clear.</span></p><p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 15:36:55 +0000 Shawn Wen & Frank Stasio 20617 at http://wunc.org The Mysterious Relationship Between Brain And Body Leaders Discuss How To Build NC's Biopharmaceutical Industry http://wunc.org/post/leaders-discuss-how-build-ncs-biopharmaceutical-industry <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">GlaxoSmithKline hosted a gathering today in </span>RTP<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> for policy, non-profit and business leaders in the biopharmaceutical industry.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Jack Bailey, a Senior Vice President at </span>GSK<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, says there are well over 100,000 North Carolinians working in the Life Sciences, 5,000 of them at his company.</span><br><br>“So it’s a very big important industry, it’s created a lot of jobs," Bailey says. "And really what we want to do today is start a discussion on how, at this great change in health care, we can make sure both federal, state and local policy decisions get made that continue to accelerate that innovation that comes out of companies like GSK.”</p><p> Fri, 26 Jul 2013 20:15:27 +0000 Leoneda Inge 19700 at http://wunc.org Leaders Discuss How To Build NC's Biopharmaceutical Industry