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.
A STEM Leader
NC State is feeding the economy's fastest-growing fields better than any other land-grant university. A recent US News & World Report study NC State produces a higher percentage of science, technology, engineering and math grads than any other land-grant.
New College of Sciences Launches Today at NC State
North Carolina State University has officially launched its new College of Sciences. The new college, which combines the programs of the College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences with several of the biological sciences programs from the College of Agriculture and […]
NC State Named a Top National STEM University
A new ranking confirms NC State’s position as a STEM education powerhouse. The list, released Tuesday by U.S. News & World Report, establishes NC State as the No. 1 public land-grant institution among top national colleges and universities granting the […]