Stories From 2015

Dec 16, 2015  |  Events

Nearly 950 Graduate Students Earn Degrees Dec. 18

The Graduate School will award 188 doctoral degrees and 105 master's degrees during NC State University's fall commencement on Dec. 18.

Dec 14, 2015  |  Enhancing Student Success

Record Number Participate in Fall Dissertation Institute

A record 23 Ph.D. students were busy working in Hunt Library's Creative Studio Dec. 14-18 to "jump start" their dissertations at the Graduate School's fourth Dissertation Institute.

Dec 11, 2015  |  Enhancing Student Success

From Middle East to America: PhD Graduate Tells of Inspiring Journey

Heba Al-Mohsin of Saudi Arabia will earn her Ph.D. at NC State's commencement and return home as a postdoctoral scholar, after a challenging and fulfilling five years in the U.S.

Dec 11, 2015  |  Innovative Research

Ph.D. Student Project Evolves Into New Tool for the Biotech Industry

When Scott Vu started working on a computer science research project as a teenager, he didn’t realize it would lead him down a path to earning a Ph.D. and launching a company to help the biotechnology industry.

Dec 10, 2015  |  Alumni Success

CVM Ph.D. Graduate Receives Distinguished Alumni Award

Dr. Julie Levy, a professor of shelter medicine at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, received a 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award from NC State. Levy, who received her Ph.D. from the College of Veterinary Medicine, was honored during […]

Dec 4, 2015  |  About NC State

Former Ambassador is Commencement Speaker

Former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Karl Eikenberry, director of Stanford University’s U.S.-Asia Security Initiative, will deliver NC State’s commencement address on Friday, Dec. 18 at 9 a.m. in the PNC Arena in Raleigh.

Dec 1, 2015  |  Events

Grad School Hosts Coffee For Native American Students

Graduate students and faculty turned out in late November for a holiday coffee with The Graduate School's Dean Maureen Grasso and other staff.

Nov 30, 2015  |  Enhancing Student Success

IMSD Scholars Win Top Honors at National Conference

Four NC State students participating in the Initiative Maximizing Student Diversity were among the winners selected for poster and oral presentations at a national conference in Seattle.

Nov 30, 2015  |  Innovative Research

Amanda Walter Explains Benefits of Biosimilar Drugs

Graduate student Amanda Walter, who works in the pharmaceutical industry, explains the complex idea of biosimilar drugs to policy and lawmakers.

Nov 23, 2015

Meet the 2015-16 Faculty Scholars

NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson announced the 2015-16 University Faculty Scholars, top NC State early- and mid-career faculty who will receive $10,000 in donated funds for each of the next five years to support their academic endeavors.