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May 11, 2016  |  The Abstract

Looking for an Oasis in America’s Food Deserts

Where does your food come from? For many in the United States, getting nutritious, fresh food is not as easy as making a quick trip to the supermarket.

May 10, 2016  |  Students

Crossing the Finish Line

Finish what you started. That’s the concept behind the Dissertation Institute — an NC State Graduate School program that propels doctoral students to complete their dissertations in a timely fashion.

May 4, 2016

Recreating MLK

Keon Pettiway — Ph.D. in communication, rhetoric and digital media — has been a key member of the Virtual MLK Project at NC State.

May 4, 2016  |  Athletics

Hoops Standout Fuller Gets Another NC State Degree

Twenty years after he was a summa cum laude graduate in applied mathematics, former first-round NBA draft pick Todd Fuller returned to NC State for a Master of Science in Analytics degree.

Apr 27, 2016  |  Awards and Honors

Grad School Event Honors Faculty, Students

Four senior NC State University faculty members were recognized by the Graduate School for being outstanding mentors for graduate students. The 2015 Outstanding Graduate Faculty Mentor Awards were presented Wednesday, along with recognition of outstanding students during the Celebration of Graduate Student Success.

Jan 21, 2016  |  Faculty and Staff

Alum Pitches People Mover

Marshall Brain envisions a creative solution for moving students, faculty and staff around NC State’s expansive campus.

Jan 21, 2016  |  Campus Life

Grad Students: A Class of Their Own

Thanks to training and support programs, graduate students earn high marks for the quality of their teaching at NC State.

Dec 17, 2015  |  Academics

A Researcher’s Journey

Heba Al-Mohsin wanted one thing as she pursued her doctorate: the opportunity to do her own research in the laboratory. Follow her remarkable journey from Saudi Arabia to the University of Washington to NC State, which will conclude at Friday's commencement exercises.

Dec 11, 2015  |  The Abstract

Student Project Evolves Into New Tool for the Biotech Industry

When Scott Vu started working on a computer science research project as a teenager, he didn’t realize he would end up launching a company designed to help the biotechnology industry operate more efficiently.

Dec 1, 2015  |  Research and Innovation

Trap-jaw Ants Exhibit Previously Unseen Jumping Behavior

A species of trap-jaw ant has been found to exhibit a previously unseen jumping behavior, using its legs rather than its powerful jaws. The discovery makes this species, Odontomachus rixosus, the only species of ant that can jump with either its legs or its mandibles.