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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. 

Sep 17, 2013

NC State Lands $7.3M ‘Citizen Science’ Grant to Boost Research in Schools

North Carolina State University is taking the lead on a five-year, $7.3 million “citizen science” initiative funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The goal of the program is to give science teachers and students […] 

Aug 21, 2013

Education That Works

During their first week on campus, 4,200 new NC State freshmen will spend a lot of time finding classrooms, dining halls and new friends. Over the four years that follow, they’ll find the personal, professional and intellectual skills to change the world. And they’ll also most likely find their way into good careers and graduate programs where they’ll put those skills to work. 

Jul 17, 2013

A STEM Leader

NC State is feeding the economy's fastest-growing fields better than any other land-grant university. A recent US News & World Report study NC State produces a higher percentage of science, technology, engineering and math grads than any other land-grant. 

Jul 1, 2013

New College of Sciences Launches Today at NC State

North Carolina State University has officially launched its new College of Sciences. The new college, which combines the programs of the College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences with several of the biological sciences programs from […] 

Jun 21, 2013

NC State Named a Top National STEM University

A new ranking confirms NC State’s position as a STEM education powerhouse. The list, released Tuesday by U.S. News & World Report, establishes NC State as the No. 1 public land-grant institution among top national […] 

Feb 26, 2013

NC State Leads Summit on Economic Development

Leaders from across the nation in business, higher education and the public sector converged on North Carolina State University Tuesday for a critical summit to discuss how universities impact job growth and economic development. The […] 

May 9, 2012

Open to All

Sina Barham is a champion of change. The NC State doctoral student has developed technology that makes maps and other web content acccessible to those with disabilities. 

Apr 27, 2012

NC State Hosts Science Olympiad April 28

North Carolina State University will host more than 2,500 of the state’s best and brightest middle- and high-school students at the North Carolina Science Olympiad on Saturday, April 28. In competitive events, students will launch […] 

Jan 9, 2012

Early college high school students confront real-world issues

The Wake NC State Early College High School gives students a chance to earn college credit and confront real-world issues in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.