Castle & Cooke North Carolina Donates Land for Rowan-Cabarrus Community College’s Advanced Technology Center

June 22, 2016

             Rowan-Cabarrus Community College has received a two acre donation of land from Mr. David H. Murdock, chairman, CEO and president of Castle & Cooke, Inc. and NC Research Campus founder, for construction of the Advanced Technology Center. The donation allows the two organizations to strengthen their workforce development partnership […]

Wonder of the world- NC’s research, workforce and quality of life attracts biotech

May 05, 2016

Read the original article from Business North Carolina magazine featuring comments from John Cavanagh, PhD, interim president of the David H. Murdock Research Institute. North Carolina’s reputation for research, workforce and quality of life attracts international biotechnology companies. North Carolina’s biotechnology sector is strong and diverse. It includes almost 700 companies. While about 450 are […]

NCRC Scientist Helps Cabarrus High School Students Visit STEM Program

October 20, 2014

For Immediate Release        (Kannapolis, NC- Monday, October 20)- Tuesday, October 21, students from Northwest Cabarrus High School’s biotechnology academy will travel to the main campus of North Carolina Central University (NCCU) in Durham, NC to take part in BRITE Futures, a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) program that gives students hands-on […]

Ready-to-Go Labs Expand N.C. Research Campus

October 31, 2013

NC Health News For scientific companies trying to get a start, but without a lot of money, having a lab at their disposal can make the difference between failing or flying. By Stephanie Soucheray Wenhong Cao has been studying diabetes and insulin resistance for 20 years, but last year the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill […]

Northwest Cabarrus to add biotech academy

May 01, 2013

Northwest Cabarrus High School’s proximity to the N.C. Research Campus (shown here) in Kannapolis is a factor in the school’s decision to focus on biotechnology. Jennifer Thomas Staff Writer- Charlotte Business Journal Northwest Cabarrus High School plans to add an academy focused on biotechnology and medical research this fall. Cabarrus County Schools will invest roughly […]

Second degree, determination help Bayless land dream job

October 04, 2012

  KANNAPOLIS – TeQuana Bayless has been a bit of a science nerd her entire life. “I remember in elementary school, my mom bought me a chemistry set so I could grow my own crystals,” she said. “In high school, I worked closely with my microbiology and chemistry teachers.” So, it’s no surprise that she’s […]