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Nov 24, 2014 | Academics

First-Year Class Boasts Highest Percentage of Female Engineers

NC State’s 2014 first-year engineering class includes the highest percentage of female students in university history. A change in focus and a series of programs help draw those students and support their studies. 

Nov 4, 2014 | The Abstract

Intersectionality: The Importance of Acknowledging Diverse Experiences to Make STEM More Inclusive

Fay Cobb Payton recently published a book on what can be done to make STEM more inclusive. We sat down to talk with Payton about the book, her work, and why STEM diversity matters for both the research community and the corporate world. 

Oct 8, 2014 | The Abstract

Report Outlines Efforts to Boost Diversity in Materials Science and Engineering Community

NC State played a leadership role in crafting a new national report addressing the lack of diversity in materials science and engineering. 

Sep 18, 2014 | Campus Life

NC State Leads in Promoting Diversity

The nation's largest higher-ed diversity magazine has honored NC State for its commitment to diversity and inclusion.  

Mar 12, 2014

UNCW Summit April 24-25

The University of North Carolina, Wilmington is hosting a summit for black faculty, staff and graduate students in the UNC system.  

Jan 7, 2014

Dick Gregory to Speak at MLK Event

Legendary civil rights activist and comedian Dick Gregory will highlight the NC State African American Cultural Center’s commemoration of Martin Luther King Day. 

Oct 16, 2013

Join a New Women’s Network

NC State staff members interested in joining a new network for women on campus are invited to an organizational meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 30, from noon to 1 p.m. in Room 126 of the African-American Cultural Center in the Witherspoon Student Center. 

Sep 30, 2013

Tim Wise Headlines Diversity Week

One of the nation's top anti-racism writers speaks on campus Tuesday, Oct. 15, as part of Diversity Education Week. Don't miss the talk by Tim Wise or the other engaging events celebrating the wide diversity of cultures and people at NC State. 

Mar 20, 2013

At Home in the World Fellows Named

Ten faculty members will develop innovative collaborations in globalization and diversity through a fellowship program at the American Council on Education. 

Jan 8, 2013

Iyanla Vanzant Headlines MLK Event

One of the nation's most influential African Americans helps NC State celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. The event is free to students, faculty and staff.