Stories From Aug 2019

Aug 29, 2019  |  Innovative Research

Envisioning Research Contest Winners Offer Glimpses of Discovery

Researchers use images to learn about the world around us and to help viewers engage with the work of discovery.

Aug 23, 2019  |  ImPACKful

ImPACKful Tips: How to Differentiate Yourself on the Job Market

The job market (both academic and non-academic) is highly competitive in a variety of careers and an MA or Ph.D. is not enough.

Aug 21, 2019

What is ImPACKful?

The ImPACKful blog features content around 4 broad themes: PACK in Action, Expand Your PACK, ImPACKful Tips, and Alumni Insights.

Aug 21, 2019

PACK in Action: Abhichart Krissanaprasit

Abhichart Krissanaprasit, Ph.D., asked his first postdoc advisor in Denmark how to identify coming trends in science. The advice he got? Follow your heart, do what you love and others will take notice.

Aug 21, 2019

Expand Your PACK: What Can Peer Scholars Do for You?

Peer Scholars provides a platform for graduate students and postdocs with particular expertise or passions to lead a workshop or seminar for their peers on a topic of interest to them and get compensated for it in the process.

Aug 21, 2019

Alumni Insights: An Hour with Betty-Shannon Prevatt

Betty-Shannon Prevatt, assistant professor of psychology at Meredith College, discusses working at a small liberal arts college and the valuable training and preparation she received while pursuing her Ph.D. at NC State.

Aug 21, 2019

ImPACKful Tips: How to Write a Better Academic Cover Letter

Everybody has a story. The ability to identify the narrative arc of that story, and share it in a concise and compelling way, is what separates a good cover letter from the reject pile.

Aug 20, 2019  |  About NC State

Harries Named Graduate School Dean

Peter Harries has been named dean of the Graduate School, effective Sept. 1. Harries, who came to NC State in 2015 as the Graduate School’s senior associate dean, has served as interim dean for nearly two years.

Aug 13, 2019  |  Enhancing Student Success

GradPack Talks: Transitioning to Graduate School

Keith Street Robinson, a doctoral student in the Adult Workforce and Continuing Professional Education program at NC State shares his experiences transitioning to graduate school.

Aug 2, 2019  |  Enhancing Student Success

NC State Has a Runner-up in ACC Three Minute Thesis Competition

NC State's 2018 Three Minute Thesis winner Ciera Cipriani was named runner-up in the first-ever Atlantic Coast Conference 3MT competition held in Washington, DC.