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Nov 23, 2015

NC State Statistician Wilson Named AAAS Fellow

Statistics professor Dr. Alyson Wilson has been elected a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). 

Nov 19, 2015

Hollingshead Receives Governor’s Award for Excellence

DASA chief of staff Justine Hollingshead is honored for her efforts to help the campus and community come together in the aftermath of a tragedy. 

Nov 17, 2015

Baliga to be Inducted Into National Inventors Hall of Fame

B. Jayant Baliga will be inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame, adding to a string of laurels that have seen him lauded from the North Carolina Governor’s Mansion to the White House. 

Nov 16, 2015

2015-16 Faculty Scholars Named

Chancellor Randy Woodson announces this year’s University Faculty Scholars, high-performing faculty members recognized for their significant achievements in scholarship, teaching and service. 

Nov 12, 2015

Cherokee Language Film Wins Awards

The documentary about the Cherokee language made by NC State linguistics professor Walt Wolfram and his colleagues in the North Carolina Language and Life Project recently won awards at three film festivals. 

Oct 21, 2015

DeSimone Captures Big Nanoscience Prize

Acclaimed chemical and biomolecular engineer Joseph DeSimone scores the inaugural Kabiller Prize in Nanoscience and Nanomedicine for innovations leading to new cancer treatments, inhalable therapeutics for pulmonary diseases and next-generation vaccines. 

Oct 21, 2015

Picart Honored at West Point

An NC State administrator has been named professor emeritus and distinguished faculty alumnus at the United State Military Academy, where his leadership helped shape academic programs for nearly three decades. 

Oct 20, 2015

Jenkins MBA Soars on Annual List

Thanks to high evaluations from employers, students and alumni, NC State's Jenkins MBA program soars to No. 29 on Bloomberg Businessweek's list of top MBA programs in the United States, up from No. 54 last year. 

Oct 15, 2015

White House Lauds Juntos Program

An NC State program to empower Hispanic youth was named a “Bright Spot in Hispanic Education” by the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics. Since 2007, the North Carolina Cooperative Extension program called "Juntos" has helped close the achievement gap for Hispanic Youth in North Carolina and has been expanded into other states. 

Oct 8, 2015

Top History Paper Examines Early Voting Rights Case

History student Micah Khater recounts the fascinating details of a Depression-era civil rights case in Wilkes County, North Carolina. Her groundbreaking work is named the best undergraduate history paper in the state. 

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