Stories From 2016

Oct 3, 2016  |  About NC State

Mentoring Program Aims to Help Grad Students Land Jobs

A mentoring program for grad students, by grad students — that’s the idea behind a new leadership initiative in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Story by Nash Dunn

Sep 29, 2016

Panelists Offer Tips on NSF Fellowship Success

Graduate School workshop offers students tips on applying for the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships.

Sep 22, 2016  |  About NC State

What’s All The Stink About?

Master's student Brandon Huber is anxiously awaiting the blooming of his titan arum, or corpse flower, in NC State's greenhouses. News from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Sep 22, 2016

Revealing the Past at Oberlin Cemetery

Ph.D. student John Wall helps map unmarked graves at historic African-American cemetery in Raleigh. Story by Tracey Peake

Aug 29, 2016  |  Innovative Research

How Much Green Do We Need?

Recent Ph.D. graduate Sonika Rawal believes her research findings will be relevant to those who design urban parks and open spaces, and it offers a clear direction for stress relief – get outside.

Aug 25, 2016  |  Alumni Success

NC State Alumna Wins National Medal From President Obama

Karen Newman, teacher and master of science education alumna, was one of 213 recipients of the President Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, the White House announced this week. From Technician staff reports

Aug 25, 2016  |  About NC State

MFA Writers Make Top Sci-Fi, Fantasy List

Five writers from NC State’s master of fine arts in creative writing program are receiving recognition for their work in science fiction and fantasy. Written by Nash Dunn

Aug 25, 2016

Faculty Mentoring Award Nominations Open Through Nov. 4

The Graduate School is accepting nominations from graduate students and graduate alumni for the Outstanding Graduate Faculty Mentor Award through Nov. 4. This is the second year the award has been offered to recognize faculty members for excellence in mentoring. […]

Aug 25, 2016  |  Events

Graduate School Welcomes 2,600+ New Students

The Graduate School kicked off the fall 2016 semester as usual with orientation Aug. 15 for more than 2,000 students registered for the event. This fall, there are more than 2,600 graduate students enrolled, including 2,000+ master’s students, 500+ doctoral students and 100+ certificate students.

Aug 16, 2016

Dean’s Scene: Welcome, and Tips on Graduate School Success

Graduate School Dean Maureen Grasso welcomes students and offers tips for how to be successful during your graduate career.