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Hollylynne Lee poses outside the College of Education.

Sep 21, 2021

Q&A With Cherry Award Finalist Hollylynne Lee

Lee, a passionate and lifelong educator, reflects on the lessons she's learned — and taught — on her path to being recognized as one of the nation's most inspiring teachers. 

School textbooks

Sep 9, 2021

Uncertainty on Climate Change in Textbooks Linked to Uncertainty in Students

A study by an NC State researcher found textbooks that portray climate change as uncertain can influence students. 

School buses

Sep 3, 2021

What is the Future of Desegregation in N.C. Public Schools?

Researchers discuss factors that could impact whether North Carolina public schools can deliver on the promise of the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision. 

student in a lab

Aug 26, 2021

Friday Institute Puts Equity at the Forefront

An annual conference for teachers, held last month, is just one tool the institute is using to help students thrive in the classroom. 

Headshot of Bill Cowher on the sidelines of a game with text that reads Pro Football Hall of Famer Bill Cowher.

Aug 19, 2021

Football Hall of Fame Honors Wolfpack’s Cowher

Alumnus Bill Cowher, a former NC State linebacker, is inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in honor of his outstanding coaching career — a first for the Wolfpack. 

Student presents in classroom.

Jul 27, 2021

Political Discussions Focused on Consensus More Comfortable, Less Divisive for Students

A study led by an NC State researcher found more U.S. high school students felt respected in a political discussion designed as a deliberation. 

Math problems

Jul 12, 2021

Training Helps Teachers Anticipate How Students With Learning Disabilities Might Solve Problems

NC State researchers found that a four-week training course made a substantial difference in helping special education teachers anticipate different ways students with learning disabilities might solve math problems. 

NC State gateway at sunset

Jun 9, 2021

10 Earn NSF Early-Career Awards

Faculty members in five colleges are recognized by the National Science Foundation for the quality of their research as well as their leadership potential. 

High school students carried water in a project designed to teach them about global water access.

Jun 1, 2021

How To Engage Students in Addressing Global Problems

NC State researchers challenged 11th graders to find solutions to address the global problem of clean water access. 

Child reading at sunset.

Apr 29, 2021

Science Books Boost Beginning Readers’ Skills

An NC State researcher was part of study that used science books on Arctic animal survival to teach first graders to read. 

stack of books

Apr 16, 2021

Is Your Workload Fair? At Universities, It Depends on Who You Ask

A new study co-authored by an NC State researcher reveals differences in faculty perceptions of how fairly work is distributed in higher education. 

Hands typing on computer laptop keyboard.

Jan 26, 2021

SPIA Online Bachelor’s Powers Up in Rankings — Again

The annual ranking of online college programs by U.S. News brings good news for NC State's graduate programs in business, engineering, information technology and education. But the online bachelor's degree in public sector leadership gets the headlines. 

Valerie Faulkner talks with students at a socially distanced outdoor journal exchange

Nov 20, 2020

Teaching the Pack: Valerie Faulkner

Valerie Faulkner and other teachers in the College of Education are adapting to online instruction themselves — while also supporting future teachers in doing so. 

Hot dogs with American flag decorations.

Oct 21, 2020

Strategies Can Help Teach Students to Discuss Politics

NC State researchers hold “Dinner with Democracy” to help students productively discuss political differences. 

Greenland ocean at sunset.

Aug 26, 2020

Lessons for Educators on Teaching Climate Change

Researchers found a strategy to teach students climate change, but also saw outside beliefs influence learning.