Oct. 23, 2012. U.S. Senator Kay Hagan today announced that the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Catawba College, Appalachian State University and Davidson College have received 14 awards worth more than $5 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to conduct research in a variety of academic areas.
July 20, 2012. North Carolina’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained at 9.4 percent for the third consecutive month. “Since June of 2010, North Carolina has gained over 85,000 jobs,” said N.C. Department of Commerce Deputy Secretary Dale Carroll.