Stories From 2016

Nov 29, 2016

Alexander Kapatos

Graduate student Alexander Kapatos’ research in cancer immunotherapy is potentially a breakthrough therapy that may one day lead to the news headline: Cancer Vaccine Targets Lymphoma.

Nov 29, 2016

Peggy Olive Marks 48 Years at Graduate School

Even after 48 years of working with NC State graduate students, graduate liaison Peggy Olive has no plans to retire.

Nov 29, 2016

Charisse Holmes

As a graduate student at NC State, Charisse Holmes investigated adverse health triggers which can occur in ubiquitous consumer products. This summer, she launched her toxicology career, working in drug safety.

Nov 29, 2016

Amanda Walter: Proud Graduate, Proud Woman

Amanda Walter believes that graduate studies at NC State lent her scientific credibility and eventual access “to the very people who determined whether or not pharmaceutical companies can market biosimilar drugs.”

Nov 29, 2016

Turning Black Roads Green

After earning her Ph.D. in civil engineering last year, Haritha Malladi set out to see some of the United States roads for herself—more than 10,000 miles of roads, to be exact.

Nov 29, 2016

‘The Wild About Bioinformatics’

In August, young women in grades 5-8 interested in STEM disciplines participated in a program called, “The Wild about Bioinformatics,” created by Shaw University President Tashni-Ann Dubroy and by fellow chemist Tiffani Bailey-Lash.

Nov 22, 2016

Student’s Research Seeks Ozone-Tolerant Wheat

Ph.D. candidate Sayed Mashaheet, who will graduate in December, is seeking wheat varieties that are resistant to rust, ozone tolerant and high yielding.

Nov 3, 2016

Student Creates Campus Pollinator Garden

Graduate student Melissa Tining designed and installed a pollinator garden on Centennial Campus, with funding from an NC State Sustainability Fund grant. (NC State Sustainability Office)

Oct 26, 2016  |  Enhancing Student Success

Engineering, CALS Students Win 3 Minute Thesis Honors

Three Ph.D. students were recognized for their outstanding research presentations Tuesday in the Graduate School’s second annual 3 Minute Thesis competition. Ten graduate student finalists presented their dissertation research in just three minutes, with one slide.

Oct 11, 2016  |  Enhancing Student Success

Finalists Named for 3 Minute Thesis 2016

Ten finalists for the Graduate School’s second annual 3 Minute Thesis® competition, Oct. 25, will demonstrate who is most capable of describing their Ph.D. research in just three minutes and with only one slide.