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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. 

May 26, 2016

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. 

May 24, 2016

Engineered for Speed

NC State-trained engineers are an integral part of North Carolina's Speed Month, when NASCAR comes to its native ground for big races at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. Drivers and race teams rely on advanced science and the mechanical and aerodynamic engineering principles. 

May 16, 2016

Announcing First Research Image Contest

Raise the profile of your research, share your work with new audiences, and compete for cash prizes while you're at it. NC State is launching its first-ever research image contest -- and we want grad students and postdocs from all disciplines to participate. 

May 11, 2016

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. 

A man in a green shirt writes on a whiteboard at NC State's Dissertation Institute.

May 10, 2016

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. 

Keon Pettiway, Ph.D. in rhetoric, communication and digital media, stands by the solar sculpture in front of NC State's Hunt Library.

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

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

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. 

Feb 13, 2016

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

Images can capture the imagination, and research images have the power to explain complex concepts, offer insights into the research process and draw viewers in to the power and beauty of science, mathematics and engineering. 

Jan 21, 2016

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

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

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.