2016

RALEIGH Robert Hayter has been named chair of North Carolina State University‘s pilot Collaborative for Sustainable Placemaking. (“Placemaking,” according to Wikipedia, is “a multi-faceted approach to the planning, design and…

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MOSFET Avalanche

December 2016

DURHAM Wolfspeed, a Cree Company, has developed a 1000-volt silicon carbide metal–oxide–semiconductor field-effect transistor (MOSFET). The high voltage rating enables a two-level architecture instead of the three levels required for…

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The Friendly Fruit

December 2016

KANNAPOLIS Kannapolis city fathers are trying to lure Dole Food Company, Incorporated, back to the state. They approved a $100,000 incentive package for the pineapple company, should it choose to…

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Paying for Play

December 2016

WINSTON-SALEM Wake Forest University just received another $15 million for its athletics programs from one of the university’s most prolific benefactors. Bob McCreary has, to date, given the university’s athletic…

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