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First in Future: Entrepreneur, Sift Founder and CEO Jud Bowman

Summary: The old joke about economic developers is that they like to be buffalo hunters; they are always looking for a giant beast of a...

First in Future: Envested Founder and CEO Isa Watson

Summary: If you are a nonprofit wondering how to raise money more effectively, this episode is for you. If you are a business trying to...

First in Future: NC State University Dean for College of Education Dr. Mary Ann Danowitz

Summary: The hardest job I’ve had in my life was my first job out of college. I worked regular 80-90 hour weeks – 106 was...

First in Future: NC State University Professor and Economist Mike Walden

First in Future: Jamie Kirk Hahn Foundation Board President and Co-Founder Nation Hahn

Summary: Today’s show starts in an unusual place. With a question: why do bad things happen to good people? The writers of the Bible were...

First in Future: Conetoe Chapel Missionary Baptist Church Pastor Rev. Richard Joyner

Summary: It is the middle of August, and ridiculously hot these days. It’s the time of year Reverend Richard Joyner hated, growing up in Pitt...

Supporting a Diverse, Inclusive and Respectful North Carolina

First in Future: North Carolina State University Chancellor Randy Woodson

Summary:  Tomorrow, about 34,000 students, 2,300 faculty and 6,700 staff will run into each other at North Carolina State University, the start of another year...

First in Future: Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina Chair Frank Emory

The Director’s Log: July 2017

First in Future: North Carolina Community College System President James “Jimmie” Williamson

First in Future: William C. Friday Fellowship for Human Relations CEO Abdul Sm Rasheed

First in Future: NCSU Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture and Co-Director for Coastal Dynamics Design Lab Andrew Fox

First in Future: Immigrant. Entrepreneur. Citizen. Redress Raleigh Co-founder Mor Aframian

Greetings from China | Day 5

IEI Director Leslie Boney is spending the week in China as a guest of the International Universities Innovation Alliance. He’s sharing some thoughts as the...

Greetings from China | Day 4

IEI Director Leslie Boney is traveling this week with the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities to China, to talk about APLU’s Innovation and Economic...

Greetings from China | Day 3

IEI Director Leslie Boney is in China, studying development strategies and sharing ideas about the varying roles universities might play in strengthening the economies of...

Greetings from China | Day 2

IEI Director Leslie Boney is spending the week in China as a guest of the International Universities Innovation Alliance. He’s sharing some thoughts as the...

Greetings from China | Day 1

IEI Director Leslie Boney is spending the week in China as the guest of a group called the International Universities Innovation Alliance. He was invited...