diversity

Sep 27, 2016

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.

Sep 14, 2016  |  The Abstract

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.

Aug 23, 2016

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.

May 10, 2016

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.

Mar 21, 2016  |  Campus Life

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.

Mar 2, 2016  |  The Abstract

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.

Feb 11, 2016  |  Campus Life

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.

Feb 10, 2016  |  The Abstract

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.

Jan 29, 2016  |  Academics

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.

Jan 21, 2016  |  Athletics

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.