Grad School Staff Takes Third in Wellness
A team of graduate school employees recently placed third in the state’s eight-week Miles for Wellness competition, “Super Hare” division. They were the only NC State team to place in the statewide competition, which involved more than 3,800 state employees who completed the challenge.
Grad Student Builds Campus Pollinator Garden
Graduate student Melissa Tinling used a grant from the NC State Sustainability Fund to build a pollinator garden on Centennial Campus, a project that helps manage stormwater and provides a habitat for native pollinators like bees, moths and butterflies.
Celebrate All Things NC State During Red and White Week
The annual Red and White Week leading up to next Saturday's Homecoming football game against Boston College at Carter-Finley will have a slew of activities, from Chancellor Randy Woodson's annual fall address next Friday afternoon to food and beer presentations to free Howling Cow ice cream on Stafford Commons for students.
Many Paths to Making Family
Award-winning author Belle Boggs, a professor in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences' creative writing program, recently published The Art of Waiting: On Fertility, Medicine and Motherhood about the journeys that she and others have traveled from infertility to family building.
Space, Bees and Cancer: Announcing the Research Image Winners
Simulating the aftermath of an exploding star. Capturing a bee in mid-flight. Tracking how cancer cells move through the blood stream. These are the images that captured first place in NC State’s first Research Image Contest.
Fellowship Eases Financial Burden
The impact of fellowships and scholarships is made possible through the generosity of others. Ask Knightdale High School math teacher Nick Koberstein, recipient of a 2015 Moshakos Family Teacher Education Graduate Fellowship.
Study Suggests Trend Towards Research Article Dissertations
A new study by NC State's Graduate School finds that most doctoral dissertations at STEM institutions are more likely to be research article based. The findings will presented at the Council of Writing Program Administrators in Raleigh this week.
New Address for Textiles, Graduate School
In order to make way for the new Center for Technology and Innovation, the College of Textiles and the Graduate School will have a new address. Neither will change physical locations, but please update all contact information for both.
NC State’s doctoral candidates lead research efforts to solve society’s most pressing issues. Before they make an impact outside campus, however, they need to take a final step – finishing their dissertation. That’s where the Dissertation Institute comes into play. The weeklong boot camp serves students by providing resources, including writing instruction and mentoring, to focus on dissertation completion.
Grad Students Visit With Policymakers
Four NC State graduate students are among dozens who presented their research to North Carolina lawmakers on Graduate Education Day.