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Year: 2020

Nikki Inglis in lab

Aug 3, 2020

Graduate Mental Health

Students were disappointed when the mental health symposium for grad students was cancelled. Several decided to create videos to support others during the pandemic. 

In a Guatemalan workshop, OpenGait fabricates traditional prosthetics for above-the-knee amputees

Jul 24, 2020

Startup Develops Accessible Prosthetics

Three members of the Wolfpack are developing life-changing prosthetic kits to help above-the-knee amputees worldwide. 

Work group at HZO

Jul 21, 2020

From the Lab to Leadership

Jim Fahey, Ph.D., CEO of HZO discusses his career path from graduate student to business leader and shares his insights on career transitions. 

people walking on brickyard

Jul 9, 2020

Postdoc Provides Overview of International Higher Ed Research

Belk Center Postdoctoral Scholar Melissa Whatley discusses how an increase in structure and organization in the field of international higher education could help provide further clarity for research that informs policies and practices in her recently co-authored white paper. 


Jun 24, 2020

PhD Career Panel – Advice for your next career step

Ph.D.-trained researchers working in a variety of fields share their career journeys and advice on navigating transitions with postdocs who attended our virtual career panel. 

Manik Chandra Biswas standing in front of large NC State sign

Jun 17, 2020

Manik Chandra Biswas: 6 Tips for International Graduate Students

Manik Chandra Biswas, a second year doctoral student in the Fiber and Polymer Science program in Wilson College of Textiles, shares his research experience and advice for current grad students in our most recent edition of PACK in Action. 

Jun 9, 2020

Look Beyond the Big Boys: How Working for a Smaller Start-up Company Can Benefit Your Career

Smaller, start-up companies should also be considered for your next career step. They provide unique opportunities to experience a diversity of roles in the company as most employees wear many hats at a smaller company. We talk to two such companies, HZO & SinnovaTek, here. 

Kathryn Polkoff

Jun 5, 2020

CVM Graduate Student Earns NIH Biomedical Research Fellowship

The pig stem cells Kathryn Polkoff studies could one day help human skin rapidly heal after life-threatening burns. 

May 29, 2020

Postdoc Research Spotlight: College of Sciences

Postdoctoral research from the College of Sciences is highlighted. 

May 28, 2020

Postdoc Research Spotlight: College of Agriculture & Life Sciences

Postdoc research from the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences is featured.