NC State’s doctoral candidates lead research efforts to solve society’s most pressing issues. Before they make an impact outside campus, however, they need to take a final step – finishing their dissertation. That’s where the Dissertation Institute comes into play. The weeklong boot camp serves students by providing resources, including writing instruction and mentoring, to focus on dissertation completion.
Grad Students Visit With Policymakers
Four NC State graduate students are among dozens who presented their research to North Carolina lawmakers on Graduate Education Day.
Engineered for Speed
NC State-trained engineers are an integral part of North Carolina's Speed Month, when NASCAR comes to its native ground for big races at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. Drivers and race teams rely on advanced science and the mechanical and aerodynamic engineering principles.
Harrelson’s Final Stand
When students come back for the fall semester, Harrelson Hall will be gone.
Crossing the Finish Line
Finish what you started. That’s the concept behind the Dissertation Institute — an NC State Graduate School program that propels doctoral students to complete their dissertations in a timely fashion.
The four internships Adam Barksdale undertook while studying textile engineering helped land him a position with Nissan.
Brooke Shurer came to NC State to work, but earned master's and doctoral degrees in education across a decade of part-time study.
Driven to Succeed
Elle Howe starts work with BMW after graduation — and credits the Fitts Scholarship in the College of Engineering for keeping her on track.
Speaking Her Language
Research awards and scholarships — including a Fulbright — have fostered Jessica Hatcher's love of linguistics.
Call of the Wild
Private support at NC State has enabled Sam Freeze to turn his love for wildlife into a career as a conservationist and bat biologist.