Stories From 2020

Mar 20, 2020  |  ImPACKful

Shifting Online: Support for Teachers and Students

We aim to help make that shift a bit easier, especially for our graduate student and postdoc teaching audience. So, here are our tips and tricks when it comes to moving your course online.

Mar 16, 2020  |  About NC State

Grad Student Wants to Improve Plant Productivity, Food Access

Danielle Cooney, a graduate student in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, studies ways to improve soybean production by understanding how the crop interacts with fungi in the soil.

Mar 4, 2020  |  About NC State

The Buzz About Native Bees

Hannah Levenson, a graduate student in the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, is using North Carolina’s research stations to survey native bees and study how wildflowers support native bee populations.

Mar 2, 2020

NC State’s Graduate Education Week Activities Update

Graduate Education Week events planned for April 6-10 have been postponed or cancelled, including the Faculty Three Research Talks and the Graduate Student Research Symposium.

Mar 2, 2020  |  About NC State

Graduate Education is Well Represented in Strategic Planning

Graduate education is well represented among the task forces that will develop the university's next strategic plan.

Feb 26, 2020  |  About NC State

New Fellowships Office Serves All Students

The newly created University Fellowships Office, led by Courtney Hughes, will offer both graduate and undergraduate students support in pursuing prestigious external awards, like Fulbright Fellowships or Goldwater Scholarships.

Feb 24, 2020

Alumni Insights with Tim Becker, Rhetoric & Composition M.A.

NC State alum Tim Becker, M.A., shares insights from his academic job search and experience working as a writing instructor in the Composition Program at Virginia Tech University. This is the first piece in a series of alumni insight interviews conducted by current NC State graduate students and postdoctoral scholars.

Feb 18, 2020  |  ImPACKful

NC State Postdoctoral Fellows Spotlight

What postdoctoral fellowship opportunities are available for NC State postdocs? We’ve reached out to funded postdoc fellows around campus to ask what their experience working as a fellow is like and have organized some of their tips regarding opportunities for securing a fellowship of your own.

Feb 13, 2020  |  Enhancing Student Success

Graduate Students Gain a Competitive Edge

NC State’s Graduate School provides students with a solid educational foundation for pursuing future opportunities through the Accelerate to Industry program. In February, graduate education leaders from across the country will come to NC State to learn more about the program and how to implement it on their campuses.

Feb 12, 2020  |  GradPack Talks

GradPack Talks: Research Focuses on College Athletes

BJ Durham's experience as a college basketball player has informed his Ph.D. research into how to help student athletes transition to a life that doesn't include college athletics.