North Carolina Research Campus

Allison advocates healthy eating as Dole culinary director

August 19, 2015

by: Josh Bergeron, Salisbury Post Read Original Article   KANNAPOLIS — Education is the most important factor in eating healthy, says Dole Foods’ new Culinary Nutrition Director Mark Allison. Allison is filling a new position created at Dole’s North Carolina Research Campus office. He started work at the research campus earlier this summer. Dole Nutrition Institute […]

Rowan-Cabarrus and Community Leaders Discuss Future of College’s Role in Kannapolis

July 20, 2015

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Board of Directors, staff and faculty recently gathered with North Carolina Research Campus representatives, the mayor of Kannapolis and community members to discuss the future of Downtown Kannapolis. This discussion centered around the North Carolina Research Campus and Rowan-Cabarrus Community College’s pivotal role in the growth and development of […]

PHHI welcomes new researcher focused on berry and vegetable genomics and breeding

July 09, 2015

by: Jeanie Groh, Salisbury Post Read Original Article Dr. Massimo Iorizzo recently joined N.C. State University’s Plants for Human Health Institute (PHHI) at the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis. An assistant professor in the Department of Horticultural Science, Iorizzo’s research will focus on genetics, genomics, germplasm improvement and breeding of small fruits, such as […]

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Holds Successful STEM Open House for 750+

May 26, 2015

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College was proud to host its fourth annual STEM Open House at the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) earlier this spring. “The STEM Open House was a true celebration of science, technology, engineering and math,” said Dr. Carol S. Spalding, president of Rowan-Cabarrus. “One of my goals since coming to […]

“Walk With A Doc” coming Saturday to Concord

April 28, 2015

by: David Whisenant SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) Learn about the antioxidant power of fruits and berries and enjoy some light exercise during Walk With a Doc on Saturday, May 2.Dr. Anu Ha, a primary care physician at Cabarrus Family Medicine Kannapolis, will talk about the power of these super foods before the walk, which is free […]

Meeting the Talent Demands of Today’s Business – NC Manufacturing Institute Launches

April 14, 2015

The Centralina Workforce Development Board, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, leaders from Rowan and Cabarrus counties’ Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development authorities will launch the new North Carolina Manufacturing Institute at a community forum that will unveil the institute’s plans and services.  The North Carolina Manufacturing Institute Forum is scheduled for Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at […]

City Bond Rating Upgraded

March 23, 2015

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded the City’s revenue bond rating for water and sewer projects from A2 to A1. This means the City will pay less interest as the bonds are paid off. It is also an indication of the City’s strong economic health. Moody’s cited the City’s growth in new businesses […]

Local Research Institute Boosts Economy through Critical Nutrition Discoveries

March 17, 2015

Read the original article on the UNC Nutrition Research Institute website. Eleven faculty research scientists at the UNC Nutrition Research Institute (NRI) in Kannapolis currently have externally funded grants to support their work exploring individualized nutrition. These awards are significant not only for providing the means by which the NRI can advance its scientific discoveries […]

Kannapolis downtown dream: Residential, retail, restaurants

March 16, 2015

By: Michael Knox, Independent Tribune Read Original Article KANNAPOLIS, N.C.– City leaders aim to rebuild downtown into a center of activity, with a mix of residential apartments, offices, retail stores and restaurants. To help in that effort, the city will partner with the non-profit Development Finance Initiative at the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Government. The […]

Kannapolis City Council Makes Historic Land Purchase

March 16, 2015

  Media Contact: Annette Privette Keller Director of Communications 704-920-4311 o 980-406-2790 c March 16, 2015 KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Members of the Kannapolis City Council officially signed a resolution to purchase 46 acres of property in Downtown Kannapolis during a special meeting today. The $5.55 million purchase includes eight blocks of buildings located on […]

MURDOCK study confirms Google partnership

February 20, 2015

By: Josh Bergeron, Salisbury Post Read the original article. KANNAPOLIS — Duke MURDOCK Study representatives on Thursday confirmed the existence of a collaboration with Google, a multi-billion dollar company, during an event intended to update the community on the status and results of ongoing research. The announcement came at the beginning of an event at […]

MURDOCK Study expanding in China Grove, Landis

January 31, 2015

By Emily Ford KANNAPOLIS — Landis residents John and Linda French live just a few miles from the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis, where Duke University runs the MURDOCK Study, a long-term health research project. Ever since learning about the MURDOCK Study several years ago, the Frenches have wanted to enroll. They’ve never missed […]

100th MS patient Enrolled in Groundbreaking Study

January 21, 2015

KANNAPOLIS and RALEIGH, N.C.—Jan. 21, 2015—A Raleigh medical practice has enrolled its 100th patient into a Duke University health research project working to end multiple sclerosis. Raleigh Neurology Associates recently reached the 100-patient milestone for the MURDOCK Multiple Sclerosis Study, a long-term health research project based at the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis, N.C. Raleigh […]