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Two astronaut candidates are raised from a buoyancy tank after training

Oct 15, 2020

Doctoral Student Helps Redesign NASA’s Astronaut Selection Process

When NASA recently revised how it chooses astronauts, NC State doctoral student Gary Travinin helped develop the process. 

A researchers studying how drones can detect poachers and count wildlife in Namibia is juxtaposed against the Milky Way at night.

Sep 11, 2020

Envisioning Research Contest Winners Show Artistic Exploration

The winners of the 2020 Envisioning Research Contest brought a new light to their discoveries at NC State. 

CTE Fellows

Sep 1, 2020

Examining Workforce Development

Katie Loovis ‘22EDD has been a doctoral student in the NC State College of Education for just over one year, but her time in the Community College Leadership program has helped her to conduct research that is already having an impact on workforce development initiatives in North Carolina. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

Meghan Montemurro

May 18, 2020

Mission to Serve: Meghan Montemurro on Combating Homelessness

During these unprecedented times, NC State graduate student Meghan Montemurro has remained steadfast in her mission to help the homeless find safe housing. 

Micrograph of a flower

May 3, 2020

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. 

wolf statue on campus

Apr 28, 2020

NC State Students Receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Awards

Eighteen NC State students have earned awards that will help support their graduate school pursuits, thanks to the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program. 

Mar 16, 2020

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.