NSF-funded Afterschool Program Powering Up in Durham
Middle school students in Durham will have time to explore electrical engineering and computer science as part of a 3-year, National Science Foundation project NC State is leading.
Researchers Eye Gaming As Tool for Boosting Computer Science Skills, Diversity in Middle Schools
An interdisciplinary team of researchers is launching an initiative that will use a custom-designed video game to boost computational thinking in middle school science classrooms and foster diversity in the sciences.
A Matter of Respect
Nearly 100 events take place during Wolfpack Welcome Week, but few carry the weight of Respect The Pack. Participants in the annual event come together to share a message of diversity and inclusivity that organizers hope will resonate with the campus community.
McCabe Smith Named Vice Provost
Linda McCabe Smith, associate chancellor for institutional diversity at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, has been named vice provost for institutional equity and diversity at NC State, effective Aug. 1.
Pomp and Pride at Lavender Graduation
LGBT students graduating this year are invited to register for NC State's 2016 Lavender Graduation, scheduled for April 19 in the Talley Student Union.
National Initiative Seeks Researchers to Study Women and Girls of Color
NC State is recruiting researchers from all disciplines to participate in a national initiative aimed at increasing research that focuses on women and girls of color. The recruitment comes in advance of a conference on the issue that will be held at Wake Forest University.
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.
NC State Backs Effort to Advance Equity in Research
NC State is part of a growing national initiative committed to advancing research on women and girls of color.
Narrowing the Completion Gap
A new report from the nonprofit Education Trust shows that NC State is among the top schools in the nation shrinking the disparity in graduation rates between white and underrepresented minority students.
Football Hears Barrier-Breaking Athlete
Irwin Holmes, the first black student to earn an undergraduate degree from NC State, talked about his educational opportunities and his experiences as the first African-American student-athlete in ACC history, as part of the football team's "Real World Wednesdays" program.