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Nov 2, 2011

Smarter College Cooking

Living in a dorm or apartment is no reason to subsist on ramen noodles. A group of curious college cooks learned to prepare fresh, healthy meals with a little help from two grad students. 

Jun 21, 2011

Grad Students Complete Teaching Institute

Thirty graduate students completed NC State’s first Summer Teaching Institute to learn the fundamentals of teaching in a college classroom. 

Feb 17, 2011

The French Connection

Like many prospective engineers, Quentin Vermont is here in part to broaden his job prospects. But unlike most other engineers on campus, Vermont is pursuing a degree from the France-based SKEMA Business School, which opened its first U.S. campus at NC State last month. 

Jan 20, 2011

Graduate School Offers Teaching Workshops

NC State’s 1,500 teaching assistants can improve their classroom skills this spring at a series of Fundamentals in Teaching workshops offered through the Graduate School. 

Jan 13, 2011

In the Spotlight

Less than a year ago, Adrienne Core ('10) was student teaching, putting the final touches on an undergraduate degree in secondary math education. On Saturday, she took center stage at the internationally broadcast Miss America pageant, competing for more than $200,000 in scholarship money while helping to raise awareness for the V Foundation for Cancer Research. 

Dec 24, 2010

Excelling Under a Watchful Eye

Russell Wilson's late father always told him that there is a king in every crowd, looking to make sure he did things properly. Few people have had more attention on them - and handled it with more poise - than Wilson, the 2010 Champs Sports Bowl MVP, honor student and star baseball player. 

Nov 19, 2010

Ready for Business

The Jenkins MBA program is reaching out to on-the-go business professionals, military members, international students and others who prefer distance education opportunities with the creation of a two-year, online MBA option scheduled to launch next fall. The program will begin receiving applications Jan. 3, 2011. 

Nov 5, 2010

Extreme Makeover

Inside a makeshift garage, a team of NC State students moves hurriedly around a stripped-down SUV, working diligently under the watchful eye of three Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering graduate students. It's a race against the clock - as well as teams from 15 other universities across North America - to retool their ride into an energy-efficient, EcoCAR Challenge award winner. 

Oct 5, 2010

Doctorate in the House?

NC State’s doctoral programs performed solidly in a new National Research Council report. Caution: You may need a statistician to help you sort through the reams of data on the university's 43 ranked Ph.D. programs.  

Sep 30, 2010

[Kitchen] Space: The Final Frontier

It's likely your grandchildren will thank Matthew Gilbride for all that extra countertop space in the year 2060. The industrial design grad student's award-winning concept may seem like something out of a Jetsons cartoon, but there's a lot of practical research behind it.