Stories From Mar 2018

Mar 23, 2018  |  About NC State

Graduate Programs Rise in 2019 Rankings

Engineering and education advance in the U.S. News rankings of the nation’s top graduate programs.

Mar 23, 2018  |  About NC State

Interpreting Science

Graduate student Kelsey Boes, poised to receive her Ph.D. in Fiber and Polymer Science, has a bright future in science communication.

Mar 22, 2018  |  Innovative Research

Winners Named for 2018 Research Symposium

Twenty-four students were named winners in eight research categories at the Graduate Student Research Symposium, featuring posters by more than 200 students.

Mar 21, 2018

Peggy Olive Celebrates 50 Years Service to the Graduate School

Olive celebrated her 50th work anniversary March 20 with more than 100 family members, co-workers and campus colleagues. Many former Graduate School employees – including three former deans -- stopped by to celebrate with “Ms. Peggy.”

Mar 16, 2018  |  Innovative Research

Computers Discover Compounds That Could Reduce Listeria’s Virulence

Postdoctoral researcher Melaine Kuenemann is part of a team using computer modeling to find compounds that could limit Listeria's virulence.

Mar 16, 2018  |  Innovative Research

Just-in-Time Tomatoes?

NC State scientists, including postdoc Javier Brumos Fuentes, are exploring the molecular-level processes that cause tomatoes to ripen. What they discover could have big implications for a range of traits -- from flavor to firmness -- in fruit-bearing crops.

Mar 16, 2018

Making Goals: Balancing an Online Education with Basketball

NC State men’s basketball players and graduate certificate students Allerick “Al” Freeman and Kevin “Sam” Hunt talk about how the online faculty in the Youth, Family, and Community Sciences Department have helped them balance their education with the love of basketball.

Mar 16, 2018

Student Spotlight: “I Enjoy the Challenge of Solving Problems”

Biochemistry Ph.D. student Gabriela Schroder conducts cutting-edge protein research at Oak Ridge National Laboratory that has implications for drug development and human health.

Mar 9, 2018

Celebrate Graduate Education at Research Symposium

More than 200 graduate students will participate in NC State’s Graduate Student Research Symposium March 21, 1:30-4 p.m., McKimmon Center.

Mar 1, 2018

Applications Open for Summer Industry Program

NC State’s Graduate School is expanding an initiative to introduce graduate students and postdoctoral scholars to careers in industry and is inviting other universities to bring the model to their campuses.