Stories From 2015

Nov 20, 2015

Prime Mover

Graduate student Xavier Primus, computer science, tells of his undergraduate experience as a Park Scholar and his interdisciplinary project with the Department of Communication.

Nov 17, 2015

Hassan Continues to Contribute

Dr. Hassan A. Hassan, a longtime College of Engineering professor, supports graduate student fellowships as a way of acknowledging those who once helped him.

Nov 16, 2015  |  Alumni Success

The Scoop on Dog Poop: Grad Research Informs Public

As a grad student at NC State Clodagh Lyons-Bastian studied attitudes and behaviors regarding the removal of dog waste.

Nov 11, 2015  |  About NC State

Psychologist Expands Postpartum Adjustment Work to Community

Ph.D. student Betty-Shannon Prevatt is looking into ways of supporting new moms suffering with postpartum depression.

Nov 5, 2015  |  Innovative Research

Graduate Alumnus is Co-Lead on Paper About Bees in Urban Areas

A former entomology graduate student is co-lead on a research paper about the health of bees in urban areas.

Nov 4, 2015  |  Events

Dr. Lucy Johnston Focuses on Mentoring Graduate Students

Dr. Lucy Johnston, an international expert on graduate student mentoring, will be at NC State University Nov. 16-20, hosted by The Graduate School.

Nov 3, 2015

Turfgrass Graduate Student Receives Travel Award

Ph.D. student Matt Jeffries has been selected as a recipient of the 2015 Chris Stiegler Turfgrass Science Student Travel Award.

Oct 29, 2015  |  Enhancing Student Success

Engineering Students Sweep NC State’s First 3 Minute Thesis

Engineering students took all three prizes Oct. 28 in the first-ever 3 Minute Thesis competition at NC State University. The international competition challenges students to describe their dissertation research in 3 minutes, using just one slide.

Oct 28, 2015  |  Innovative Research

Principal of the Year Works to Complete Doctorate at NC State

North Carolina's Principal of the Year Steve Lassiter describes his passion for teacher development, reading education and his NC State doctoral program in education leadership.

Oct 21, 2015  |  Enhancing Student Success

10 Finalists Will Compete in 3 Minute Thesis, Oct. 28

On Oct. 28, 10 finalists in The Graduate School’s inaugural 3 Minute Thesis® competition will have just three minutes and one slide with which to explain their dissertation research.