Closing the Gap
Two NC State programs aim to close the achievement gap between rural and urban schools. One helps rural high schoolers get to college. The other helps school administrators build their networks and skill sets.
Alum Takes Fight for Transgender Rights to Political Conventions
A public service spot urging legal protections for transgender Americans features NC State alumna Alaina Kupec. The TV ad airs during the upcoming national political conventions.
Hess Earns Prestigious Baltes Award
Psychology professor Tom Hess will receive the Baltes Distinguished Research Achievement Award, the American Psychological Association's most prestigious award for research on adult development and aging.
Student’s Startup Helps Creative Teens
NC State senior Nate Myers has developed a startup creative company that helps teens from low-income backgrounds create multimedia projects often promoting social change.
In 21 rural schools around North Carolina, recent NC State graduates are helping high school juniors and seniors make the leap to college. Meet the College Advising Corps.
Pulitzer Prize-Winning Poet Visits
Yusef Komunyakaa, judge of this year's NC State Poetry Contest, will appear on campus April 6-7. He will announce this year's winners and read from his own works at 7:30 on April 7 at the Withers Hall auditorium.
Nat’l Experts at Hunt to Discuss Nuclear Safety
How does society balance the energy potential of nuclear technology against its safety and national security risks? NC State convenes an interdisciplinary panel of experts to tackle this complex topic.
Mulholland Named Burkhardt Fellow
English professor James Mulholland’s work in anglophone literature in colonial India earns him a Burkhardt fellowship for the 2016-17 academic year.
Rethinking Roots of Modern China
NC State’s annual History Weekend is slated for Saturday, March 19, at Withers Hall. “Rethinking the Roots of Modern China” brings two leading scholars of Chinese history to NC State’s campus.
5 Questions on Diversity in Higher Ed
Robert Jones, president of the University at Albany, shares his perspectives on the nature of leadership and the importance of confronting issues of race and racism. Jones delivers the 2016 Humanities and Social Sciences Diversity Lecture Feb. 17.