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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. 

Mr. and Ms. Wuf celebrate at Belltower.

Mar 22, 2017

25 Win NSF Research Fellowships

More than two dozen NC State students scored the prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation. 

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. 

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. 

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 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. 

Dec 18, 2015

Magnetic Nanoparticle Chains Offer New Technique for Controlling Soft Robots

Researchers have developed a new technique that uses chains of magnetic nanoparticles to remotely control new “soft robots.” 

Nov 12, 2015

Focus on Grad Student Mentoring

Lucy Johnston, an international expert on graduate student mentoring, will be on campus next week to meet with faculty and students on the topic of mentoring. 

Sep 16, 2015

Go Eat a Bug

Grad student instructor Steve Grodsky challenges students to communicate science--by eating bugs. 

May 8, 2012

Grad School Extends Honors

The Graduate School has recognized the graduate students and postdoctoral scholars who have earned recognition for their participation in Preparing Future Leaders (PFL) programs. 

Mar 6, 2012

Graduate Students Honor Schulman

NC State's Sociology Graduate Student Association presented Dr. Michael Schulman with its Lifetime Mentorship Award for 30 years of work with graduate students in sociology and anthropology.