North Carolina State University

North Carolina State University, (NCSU) was established in 1887 in Raleigh, North Carolina. NCSU is a public land-grant, sea-grant and space-grant university. NCSU is noted for a high level of complex research activity. NCSU has over 31,000 graduate and undergraduate students. NCSU is one campus of the 16 campuses in the University of North Carolina system. NCSU is noted for its research and academic ranking in agriculture, engineering, science and textile design. NCSU School of Veterinary Medicine is ranked well among comparable university programs.

Address
Campus Box 7504 North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC 27695-7504
Website
http://www.ncsu.edu/
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_Carolina_State_University

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To stay positive, live in the moment—but plan ahead

A recent study from North Carolina State University finds that people who manage to balance living in the moment with planning for the future are best able to weather daily stress without succumbing to negative moods.

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