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Year: 2017

Jan 15, 2017

NC State Professors Improve Wake County Magnet Application Process

Three NC State University economics professors are credited with helping making it easier for Wake County parents to apply for the magnet schools they want their children to attend. Following is a News and Observer story about how Poole College professors Bob Hammond, Umut Dur and Thayer Morrill are getting this done. The story was originally… 

Jan 13, 2017

NC State Ranked as a Top Supply Chain University

Strong connections with industry helps NC State earn recognition for providing supply chain talent. 

Jan 11, 2017

Product Innovation Lab

Student talent highlighted at December's Product Innovation Lab Showcase. 

Jan 9, 2017

New ASAP Program Enables New Non-accounting MAC Students to Complete Pre-Reqs in 5 Weeks

A five-week summer program jump starts accounting coursework for new MAC students. 

Photo of Sebastian Heese in discussion with MBA students at the SCRC offices.

Jan 9, 2017

Sebastian Heese: Coordinating the Supply Chain

Ever wonder how retailers decide what products make it to their store shelves, or how they determine the mix of store-brand versus national brand products? The fine balance between variety, availability, pricing and other supply chain factors are among the topics that drive Dr. Sebastian (Seb) Heese’s research and classroom discussions. He joined the supply… 

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Jan 6, 2017

Poole College of Management Names New Strategic Marketing Leadership

Christine Ferrell to manage the marketing and media relations department, focusing on brand strategy, program marketing, media relations and more. 

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Jan 5, 2017

Poole College Professor Stacy Wood is Association for Consumer Research’s President-Elect

Stacy Wood was elected to a three-year term on the Association for Consumer Research (ACR) Board of Directors. 

Jan 3, 2017

What’s the Best Way to Protect Against Inflation?

Many stock investors have an irrational fear of inflation, selling when inflation significantly heats up. Don’t make the same mistake yourself. Instead, researchers say, you should not only hold on to your equity positions when inflation rises, but even be willing to increase your exposure if and when others irrationally react to that higher inflation…