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Alumni Gateway near sunset.

Jun 1, 2017

$1 Million NSF Grant Launches Unique Master’s Program

A $1 million National Science Foundation grant will enable the college to create a new interdisciplinary master’s program for students from underrepresented groups. 

May 24, 2017

Students Share Value of Graduate Education With Legislators

In visits at the General Assembly, NC State students describe the importance of student research, the need for more graduate degree recipients in the workforce and the importance of student funding. 

Mar 23, 2017

Engineering Jumps in Graduate Rankings

The NC State College of Engineering jumped to No. 25 overall and No. 13 among public engineering schools in graduate engineering programs, up two spots from last year's rankings by U.S. News & World Report. 

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. 

Mar 15, 2017

Celebrate Graduate Research

More than 200 graduate students will participate in NC State’s Graduate Student Research Symposium on March 22 from 1:30-4 p.m. at the McKimmon Center. It will be the signature event of NC State’s Graduate Education Week, which is slated for March 20-24. 

"Supernova Remnant Simulations," by Christopher Kolb, was the first place winner of the graphics and illustration category in 2016's contest.

Feb 13, 2017

Picture This: Announcing NC State’s Second Annual Research Image Contest

NC State's research image contest is open to faculty, staff, graduate students and postdocs. Show us what makes your work amazing! 

Dec 14, 2016

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. 

Nov 2, 2016

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. 

Oct 19, 2016

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. 

Oct 12, 2016

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. 

Aug 1, 2016

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. 

Jul 26, 2016

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. 

Jul 14, 2016

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. 

Street sign on Centennial Campus with students walking.

Jun 8, 2016

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. 

May 27, 2016

Dissertation Direction

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.