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.
Silicon Valley Favors NC State Alumni
When the top technology firms in California go looking for high-skill workers, they often turn to recent NC State graduates, a new study has shown.
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.
One in every eight students in North Carolina public schools has a disability. That’s nearly 170,000 people who need the expert support of the state’s educators. But those students are also a potential wellspring of talent for the state’s STEM industries.
Study Shows Unexpected Path for Women to Major in Science
Intriguing new research shows a pattern of women who migrated into science majors after being undecided about what to study when entering college.
Revitalizing Rural Schools
Closing the student achievement gap starts with training outstanding classroom leaders — and that's the goal of the Northeast Leadership Academy at NC State.
Art, Engineering and Infinity: How Four College Students Ended Up Displaying Their Work With Escher and da Vinci
The concept of infinity and the desire to illustrate the creative process have given a team of NC State students the opportunity to showcase an electronic display they developed alongside the works of M.C. Escher and Leonardo da Vinci.
Intersectionality: The Importance of Acknowledging Diverse Experiences to Make STEM More Inclusive
Fay Cobb Payton recently published a book on what can be done to make STEM more inclusive. We sat down to talk with Payton about the book, her work, and why STEM diversity matters for both the research community and the corporate world.
NC State Lands $7.3M ‘Citizen Science’ Grant to Boost Research in Schools
North Carolina State University is taking the lead on a five-year, $7.3 million “citizen science” initiative funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The goal of the program is to give science teachers and students the opportunity to engage in […]
Education That Works
During their first week on campus, 4,200 new NC State freshmen will spend a lot of time finding classrooms, dining halls and new friends. Over the four years that follow, they’ll find the personal, professional and intellectual skills to change the world. And they’ll also most likely find their way into good careers and graduate programs where they’ll put those skills to work.