Stories From 2016

Dec 15, 2016

In Living Color

Efrain Rivera-Serrano, who earns his Ph.D., received an honorable mention in NC State's first Research Image Contest. He describes his work exploring colors he sees in the microscope. College of Veterinary Medicine story

Dec 14, 2016

Graduate School Team Takes Third in Miles for Wellness

A team of Graduate School employees recently placed third in the state’s 8-week Miles for Wellness competition, “Super Hare” division, possibly making this group the "most fit" graduate school staff in North Carolina.

Dec 9, 2016

Grad Alum Report: Public Officials Delay Planning for Climate Change

Graduate alumnus Brian Bulla is the lead author on a study that found local officials in coastal North Carolina are unlikely to plan for the effects of climate change until they perceive a threat to their specific communities. Matt Shipman story

Dec 5, 2016  |  Events

950 Graduate Degrees Awarded

Graduate degrees will be awarded to nearly 950 students during fall 2016 graduation on December 16. Read more about the PNC Arena ceremony, departmental ceremonies, graduation speaker Margaret Spellings and watch a video on how to wear your graduate regalia.

Dec 1, 2016  |  About NC State

Giving Back for Lessons Learned

College of Textiles graduate alumnus Prashant Prabhu reflects on his experience as a graduate student NC State and how it helped him to succeed academically as well as professionally. Story by Susan Fandel

Nov 29, 2016

A Message From the Dean

The Graduate School introduces Think magazine, which showcases the achievements and contributions of our graduate students and graduate alumni.

Nov 29, 2016

Magdalena Sorger

Magadalena Sorger was on the path to an MBA degree and a chance to enter the high-stakes world of business ... until she discovered ants.

Nov 29, 2016

Douglas Shoemaker

Douglas Shoemaker, who completed his doctorate this year, trained at NC State’s Center for Geospatial Analytics before accepting a directorship at the Center for Applied GIS at UNC-Charlotte on July 1 this year.

Nov 29, 2016

Water Warrior: Catalina Lopez-Velandia

Before completing her master's degree earlier this year, Catalina Lopez-Velandia received third place at the Graduate Student Research Symposium for her research concerning 1,4-dioxane in the Cape Fear River watershed.

Nov 29, 2016

NC State’s First Research Image Contest Winners

NC State’s first Research Image Contest for graduate students and postdocs produced winning images like simulating the aftermath of an exploding star, capturing a bee in mid-flight and tracking how cancer cells move through the blood stream.