Stories From Sep 2019

Sep 27, 2019  |  Enhancing Student Success

Planetary Geology Graduate Student Selected for NASA Honor

Rachel Atkins was selected for the prestigious Future Investigators in NASA Earth and Space Science Technology funding opportunity.

Sep 24, 2019  |  Enhancing Student Success

GradPack Talks: Writing at the Graduate Level, the Multilingual Edition

Ashish Kapoor, a doctoral student in the Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science department discusses writing at the graduate level.

Sep 23, 2019  |  Enhancing Student Success

GradPack Talks: Writing at the Graduate Level

Emily Meyers, a doctoral student in the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology discusses writing at the graduate level.

Sep 13, 2019

Career Exploration: A Reason for Being

Ikigai is a Japanese phrase and roughly translates to a reason for being. Ikigai is what most people search for in their lives. Effective career exploration involves aligning your skills, values, and interests with work that someone will pay you to do.

Sep 12, 2019

Reception Honors Provost’s Doctoral Fellows

Ninety new Provost's Doctoral Recruiting fellows were recognized at a September reception, hosted by the Provost's office and the Graduate School.

Sep 12, 2019

2019-2020 Provost’s Doctoral Recruiting Fellows

These students are in the 2019-2020 cohort of the Provost’s Doctoral Recruiting Fellows: Trenton Abbott, Aerospace Engineering Haneen Abul-Fadl, Electrical Engineering Victoria Adams, Biochemistry Kristen Adcock, Genetics Oluwafeyikemi Adekunle, Fiber & Polymer Science Xavious Allen, Plant Biology William Anderson, Applied […]

Sep 9, 2019  |  About NC State

NSF Grant Will Help Grow Industry Program

The Graduate School has been awarded NC State University’s first-ever Innovations in Graduate Education grant, $400,000 from the National Science Foundation.

Sep 4, 2019

The Importance of Communicating Clearly and Succinctly: The Three Minute Thesis

In the Three Minute Thesis competition, graduate students are judged on their ability to effectively communicate their thesis/dissertation work in under three minutes using a single, non-animated slide. We got tips on a winning presentation from Ciera Cipriani, MS, who won first place at NC State’s 2018 3MT.

Sep 4, 2019  |  About NC State

Cheetas, Elephants and Drones, Oh My

Josh Glazer, a graduate student in aerospace engineering, never imagined that his experience at NC State would lead him from serving as an instructor with Wellness and Recreation to piloting drones in Africa.

Sep 3, 2019  |  About NC State

Mathematics’ Gremaud Appointed Associate Dean of Graduate School

Pierre Gremaud, professor of mathematics at NC State, has been named associate dean for program development and evaluation in the Graduate School.