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Sep 29, 2017

New Program Supports Students Pursuing Doctorates

NC State’s TRIO Programs launch a new initiative that focuses on first-generation students, students with limited resources and students from underrepresented groups who are seeking doctorates. 

Sep 12, 2017

Saving Princeville

The nation’s oldest town chartered by African-Americans rallies to recover from last year’s devastating storm. NC State faculty and students join a team of experts helping them chart a sustainable course for the future. 

Sep 7, 2017

NC State Named 2017 HEED Award Recipient

NC State has been selected as a recipient of the 2017 INSIGHT Into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award. 

Jun 26, 2017

Juneteenth Marked as Milestone in Fight for Equality

Longtime NC State professor Rupert Nacoste discusses society’s ongoing struggle for equality at a campus event in honor of Juneteenth. Learn how working in coalition helps us rise together. 

Apr 6, 2017

NC State Launches Bias Incident Response Team

NC State launches response team to acknowledge, address and report bias incidents on campus. 

Mar 16, 2017

Engineering Ranks High in Diverse Grads

NC State was recognized in a recent issue of Diverse Issues in Higher Education with two national rankings for degrees awarded to African-American graduate and undergraduate students. 

Jan 31, 2017

Event Counters Anti-Muslim Bias

NC State hosts an event to encourage understanding of Muslim culture and challenge anti-Muslim sentiments. 

Nov 16, 2016

Business, Biotech Leader Rothblatt at Hunt Library

Martine Rothblatt, one of the nation’s most innovative business and biotechnology leaders and a leading voice on transgender rights, will speak at Hunt Library on Friday, Nov. 18, at 5:30 p.m. 

Two of the copper wolves at Wolf Plaza on NC State's campus.

Oct 14, 2016

Navigating the Road Ahead

Diversity Education Week is an opportunity NC State to re-examine the progress we've made on issues of equity and diversity — and to redouble our efforts. 

The daughter of Aaron Hipp — co-principal investigator on the childhood obesity grant — and her friends at the park.

Oct 14, 2016

A Healthy Start for All

Natural resources researchers team up on a national project to end childhood obesity and its racial disparities. 

Oct 13, 2016

Creating a Campus Culture Free of Slights and Slurs

Whether we realize it or not, the careless and insensitive things we say to others can leave them feeling marginalized and invalidated. Learn how to recognize and address microaggressions. 

Oct 12, 2016

Diversity Education Week Begins Monday

Monday is the first day of Diversity Education Week, with a full slate of activities slated every day around NC State's campus. Come out and join the mix all week long. 

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

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. 

NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson addresses the attendees of Respect the Pack.

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.