Stories From 2018

Aug 29, 2018  |  Enhancing Student Success

Workshop Helps New TAs Gain Confidence

A workshop designed to help new graduate teaching assistants get off to a strong start has grown in three years from just 50 students registered to over 400.

Aug 22, 2018  |  Enhancing Student Success

New T-Shirts Celebrate Doctorates Earned

The Graduate School has a new way to recognize students who complete their doctorates – a customizable t-shirt with a space where students can state their area of expertise and proclaim their degree completion.

Aug 16, 2018  |  About NC State

Two Ph.D. Students Receive VF Assistantships

Two College of Textiles Ph.D. students have been named recipients of the VF Graduate Assistantship in Apparel and Footwear. The award supports outstanding graduate students conducting research on emerging and advanced topics in apparel and footwear.

Aug 6, 2018  |  About NC State

Envisioning Research Winners Capture Insights Into the World Around Us

The winners of this year’s Envisioning Research contest demonstrate the many ways research offers new perspectives on our world.

Jul 30, 2018  |  Enhancing Student Success

A2i Week Participants Explore Industry Careers

Sixty Ph.D. students and postdoctoral scholars from NC State and other institutions will get a taste of what it’s like to work for industry during the Graduate School’s second annual Industry Immersion Week, as part of the Accelerate to Industry (A2i) program.

Jul 12, 2018  |  Enhancing Student Success

Author John Matteson Shares His Round-about Path to Success

Pulitzer Prize winning author John Matteson was the first speaker in a new Graduate School series, Notes from the Field that will feature different professionals describing their journey to their careers.

Jun 26, 2018  |  Enhancing Student Success

Former Graduate School Dean and Wife Create Travel Fund for Students

Robert S. Sowell and his wife Suester have established a fund that will help graduate students travel to professional conferences and workshops.

Jun 20, 2018  |  About NC State

Innovating Industrial Workforce Development

The Graduate School's A2i program aims to be the model for enhancing graduate and postdoctoral industry workforce readiness.

Jun 13, 2018  |  About NC State

How To Break Barriers In Science: Applied Ecology’s Martha Burford Reiskind

Research assistant professor Martha Burford Reiskind noticed that her Ph.D. students felt isolated as they worked on their dissertations. So she started a weekly group that combine dissertation writing and discussion.

Jun 5, 2018  |  Innovative Research

Graduate Students Share Stories with Legislators

More than 30 graduate students and their leaders from across the state were on hand for Graduate Education Day 2018 at the N.C. General Assembly recently to share their research and advocate for the value of graduate education.