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Greenland ocean at sunset.

Aug 26, 2020

Lessons for Educators on Teaching Climate Change

Researchers found a strategy to teach students climate change, but also saw outside beliefs influence learning. 

Apr 23, 2020

Making At-Home Learning Fun for All

NC State's Science House, a statewide STEM outreach program for K-12 students, has developed online learning resources for students who are staying home for school. 

Lisa Johnson stands in Talley Student Union.

Mar 19, 2020

Modern Trailblazers Shaping NC State

For Women's History Month, we talked to three women shaping NC State's future. 

Alumni Gateway near sunset.

May 20, 2019

Goodnight Scholars Program Announces Transfer Class of 2022

Twenty transfer students will join the Goodnight Scholars Program. 

NC State's Memorial Belltower and North Carolina state flag

May 6, 2019

Goodnight Scholars Program Announces Class of 2023

Fifty distinguished students announced as Class of 2023 Goodnight Scholars. 

A bird watcher makes notes in the field.

Jul 10, 2018

More Than a Hobby: How Volunteers Support Science

Why count birds, give gardening advice or gaze at stars? Research says citizen science benefits volunteers, the community and science itself. 

NC State Gateway

May 14, 2018

Goodnight Scholars Program Announces Transfer Class of 2021

Fifteen transfer students receive Goodnight Scholarships. 

The Belltower at NC State.

Apr 30, 2018

NC State Names Class of 2022 Goodnight Scholars

NC State selects 50 Goodnight Scholars for its Class of 2022. 

Oct 26, 2017

Engineering America’s Future

Associate professor Laura Bottomley, director of NC State's Women in Engineering and the Engineering Place, believes engineering is “a vehicle for the solution of every problem.” 

Oct 9, 2017

How Dance Can Help Students in STEM Disciplines

A proof-of-concept study finds participation in dance programs helps students develop skills such as creativity and persistence that benefited them in the classroom and beyond. 

Aug 31, 2017

Williams Wins Inspiring Leaders in STEM Award

A national magazine recognizes the director of NC-MSEN Pre-College Program for his lifework of encouraging students of color to pursue college and STEM careers. 

K.C. Busch

Jun 7, 2017

Leadership in Public Science: Meet K.C. Busch

Science educator and Leadership in Public Science cluster member K.C. Busch’s work examines how climate change is communicated in educational settings and what motivates young people to take action on this issue. 

Mar 9, 2017

MythBusters Finalist Inspired to Work With Kids

NC State alum Tamara Robertson won’t be the next MythBusters host, but she can still help youngsters break into the exciting world of science and technology.