Stories From 2015

Oct 21, 2015  |  About NC State

Jenkins MBA Soars on Annual List

The NC State Jenkins MBA program at the Poole College of Management soared to No. 29 on this year’sBloomberg Businessweek list of full-time AASCSB-accredited programs in the United States, up from No. 54 just a year ago.

Oct 13, 2015  |  About NC State

Graduate Research Assistant Supports NCSU Libraries Makerspace

Jessica Handloff is the first recipient of an assistantship that offers graduate students the opportunity to collaborate with skilled information professionals to gain experience providing technology services in an academic setting.

Oct 12, 2015  |  Innovative Research

Be Aware of Chemicals in Personal Products

Is your nail polish safe? What about other items in your cosmetics drawer? If in doubt, read labels more closely.

Oct 12, 2015  |  Innovative Research

Student Investigates: Are Chemicals Making You Fat?

Graduate student Charisse Holmes studies adverse health triggers that can occur in ubiquitous consumer products.

Oct 9, 2015  |  About NC State

Primus Among Those Responsible for Solar Charging Station

Graduate student Xavier Primus was among three NC State Park Scholars from the Class of 2015 who led the effort to install a solar-powered device-charging station on Centennial Campus.

Oct 5, 2015  |  About NC State

Grad Student Among Those Recognized by Arts NC State

Jacob Marks, graduate student in mechanical engineering, received a 2014-15 Performing Artist Award for Dance from Arts NC State.

Oct 1, 2015  |  Events

Graduate School Greets New Faculty

New faculty from NC State colleges met for coffee Oct. 1 with Graduate School administrators.

Oct 1, 2015  |  Events

Making Research Approachable is Goal of 3 Minute Thesis

Deliver an entire Ph.D. dissertation in three minutes? NC State doctoral students are invited to take the challenge of 3 Minute Thesis.

Sep 29, 2015  |  Innovative Research

How Former Problem Drinkers Navigate Social Drinking Situations

A small, qualitative study published in the journal Health Communication highlights a wide variety of approaches that former problem drinkers take to determine how and whether to tell people in social situations that they don’t drink.

Sep 28, 2015  |  Innovative Research

Student’s Model Predicts a Better Environmental Future

Douglas Shoemaker shares his ecological perspectives while working at NC State’s Center for Geospatial Analytics. Using what he calls “an ecosystem services lens” he explores and quantifies linkages between human and environmental systems, analyzing resource and sustainability concerns.