Stories From 2020

Feb 18, 2020

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.

Feb 11, 2020  |  Enhancing Student Success

Dear NC State: Show Us How Awesome Your Research Is

NC State is calling for students, postdocs, faculty and staff to take part in the Envisioning Research image contest.

Feb 10, 2020

ImPACKful Tips: How to Email Your Professor

Most students find it difficult to ask their professors questions or to start a conversation with professors, especially if you’re a new international graduate student. Here, we provide tips on emailing your professor.

Feb 3, 2020

6 Steps Toward Financial Literacy: Thoughts with Andrew Rotz

At a recent postdoc event, Andrew Rotz a Certified Financial Planner at the College of Veterinary Medicine, shared tips on personal finance topics ranging from budgeting to retirement.

Jan 31, 2020

Seeking Faculty To Describe Their Research in 3 Minutes

Do you know faculty members who can describe their research in just three minutes? Send us their names for the first-ever NC State Faculty Three Minute Thesis.

Jan 24, 2020

2019 Professional Development Year in Review

Where has the year gone? Toward productivity and beyond! Take a look at everything we have done this past year as a team and hear what we all have to look forward to in 2020.

Jan 24, 2020

Researcher Spotlight: Ana Meza Salazar

Every year the Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center funds a multi-disciplinary cohort of Global Change Fellows representing colleges across NC State University. Here are some highlights about 2019-20 Fellow and Ph.D. student Ana Meza Salazar and the applied research she’s conducting.

Jan 23, 2020  |  Innovative Research

3MT Winner Helps Food Banks Reach More People

Engineering Ph.D. student Hafizul Islam won the 2019 Three Minute Thesis by describing his research that helps food banks distribute food more equitably, effectively and efficiently.