Academics

May 27, 2016

Dissertation Direction

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.

May 26, 2016  |  Academics

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.

May 24, 2016

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.

May 17, 2016

Harrelson’s Final Stand

When students come back for the fall semester, Harrelson Hall will be gone.

May 10, 2016  |  Students

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.

May 5, 2016

Fast-Lane Future

The four internships Adam Barksdale undertook while studying textile engineering helped land him a position with Nissan.

May 5, 2016

Learning Leader

Brooke Shurer came to NC State to work, but earned master's and doctoral degrees in education across a decade of part-time study.

May 4, 2016

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.

May 4, 2016

Speaking Her Language

Research awards and scholarships — including a Fulbright — have fostered Jessica Hatcher's love of linguistics.

May 4, 2016

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.