UNC-Charlotte http://wunc.org en Triangle Is Top 20 Producer of U-S Patents http://wunc.org/post/triangle-top-20-producer-u-s-patents <p></p><p>A <a href="http://www.brookings.edu/%7E/media/Research/Files/Reports/2013/02/patenting%20prosperity%20rothwell/patenting%20prosperity%20rothwell.pdf">report released today</a> by the Brookings Institution takes an in depth look at trends in U-S patenting.</p><p>It’s probably no surprise – the Triangle is in the top 20 when it comes to producing patents.&nbsp; This ranking is during a tough set of years – between 2007 and 2011 – when the country was in an economic depression.</p> Fri, 01 Feb 2013 03:44:13 +0000 Leoneda Inge 9337 at http://wunc.org Triangle Is Top 20 Producer of U-S Patents Local Universities See Endowment Gains http://wunc.org/post/local-universities-see-endowment-gains <p>College and university endowments are growing again. But as Dave DeWitt reports, the gains are not enough yet to cover losses over the last five years.<br> Tue, 31 Jan 2012 20:10:00 +0000 Dave DeWitt 3344 at http://wunc.org UNC Charlotte Is (Getting) Ready For Some Football http://wunc.org/post/unc-charlotte-getting-ready-some-football <p></p><p></p><p>This has not been a good few months for major college football. Schools like Ohio State, U-S-C, and Miami have run afoul of the NCAA. That’s also the case at UNC-Chapel Hill, where football coach Butch Davis was fired just before practice began, and school officials will face the NCAA infractions committee in October.</p><p>While this environment would seem to make college presidents run from big-time football, one UNC system school is running toward it. Tue, 23 Aug 2011 10:00:00 +0000 Dave DeWitt 7629 at http://wunc.org UNC Charlotte Is (Getting) Ready For Some Football