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2017: The Year in Review

Andrea Brandt
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The Graduate School saw many changes and successes for our programs and our students in 2017. Here are few highlights.

Woodson at podiumChancellor Randy Woodson Responds to President Trump’s Travel Ban (video)

After President Trump issued a travel ban on visitors from six countries, Chancellor Woodson issued a statement of support for international students. Webmaster Darren White recorded a video of students reading the chancellor’s words.

New Leaders Enhance Graduate School’s Professional Development

Graduate Student Teams Showcase Business Ideas (video)

Stephen Amoah: Fellowship Helps Former Student Athlete Further His Education

students sharing posters at symposiumWinners Announced in Graduate Student Research Symposium

Winners are announced in the 12th Annual Graduate Student Research Symposium. More than 200 students share their research through poster presentations.


25 Win NSF Research Fellowships

Graduate Students Shine in Lulu eGames

Students Share Value of Graduate Education with Legislators

Two Graduate School Employees Nominated for Provost’s Awards

NC State Postdocs Present Research

Graduate School Publishes Summer Issue of Think Magazine

Sophia Webster: On the Front Lines to Prevent Diseases

Chandler Maness

Under Fire: Chandler Maness Focuses on Protecting Firefighters

Chandler Maness, a master’s student in textiles, wants to make firefighters safer by developing materials and gear designs that protect them from particulates in smoke.


Students, Postdocs Network with Industry Professionals

9,400 Students Are in Graduate School this Fall (video) 

From Planetary to Microscopic: Winners of the 2017 NC State Research Image Contest

Graduate School Launches Podcast Series

Entrepalooza: Student Pitches Idea for Educational Videos

Three Chosen as Winners for Three Minute Thesis

Graduate School Staffer Stars in Play About Lavender Scare

Peter Harries by Lake Raleigh

Harries Named Interim Graduate School Dean

Peter J. Harries, senior associate dean of the Graduate School since 2015, has been named the Graduate School’s interim dean.


What’s on My Mind: Graduate Students and Taxes

More Than 1,400 Graduate Students Earn Degrees in December (video)


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