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Brad Kearney in his Army uniform

Jun 25, 2021

Solving Health Crises for a Better World

Four years after earning his doctorate at NC State, Bradley Kearney joined the Army as a biochemist. During the COVID-19 pandemic, in addition to helping establish an award-winning diagnostic laboratory in Japan, he works as a medical planner to help provide the best possible health system for all Army operations. 

Marcus Grevel

Jun 14, 2021

Marcus Grevel on Humanitarian Supply Chain, Serving and ‘True Grit’

By employing courage, maintaining a headstrong demeanor and sense of humble servitude, Jenkins MBA student and active duty soldier Marcus Grevel is helping to strengthen the humanitarian supply chain. 

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Jun 14, 2021

Alum Leads Honduran University, Conservation Efforts Through Pandemic

Wilmer Reyes graduated from NC State with a Ph.D. in forestry and environmental resources in 2017. He is now president of the Universidad Nacional de Agricultura (UNAG) in Honduras, where he also teaches in the department of hydrometeorology. 

Veronica Catete

Jun 14, 2021

Computer Scientist Wins UNC System Award

Alumna Veronica Catete is the first NC State staff member to win the award that recognizes exemplary service to both campus and community. 

Sybil McCarrol sits with notepad and a client sits across the room on a couch.

Jun 14, 2021

Clinical Mental Health Grad Makes an Impact with the Military

Recent graduate, Sybil McCarrol is fulfilling her goal of working with the military community, veterans and their families and feels lucky to be able to work in a military setting. 

Woman holding a cat in an animal shelter

May 24, 2021

Microbiome Research: What Makes a Healthy Cat?

What factors affect the types of microbes in a cat’s gut? And how does that relate to their health? A first-of-its-kind study at NC State aims for answers. 

George Duo

May 24, 2021

Pack IDEAs Student Spotlight: George Duo

George Duo, an Asian American graduate student, discusses the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion in education. 

Sean Mealin and his dog Simba

May 10, 2021

First blind Ph.D. student graduates from the Department of Computer Science

Sean Mealin, the first blind Ph.D. student to graduate from the Department of Computer Science, found inspiration for his research from his guide dog, Simba, and has helped make service dog training programs more efficient. 

Tsharre Sanders

May 3, 2021

Tsharre Sanders: Keeping the Faith

Tsharre Sanders’ passion for making sure Christian LGBTQ youth maintain their faith stems from her own personal story. Upon graduating this spring, the CALS graduate student will attend divinity school in Georgia. 

Kate Jones

May 3, 2021

Where There’s Smoke: Reducing Downwind Impacts of Prescribed Burns

New research by Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Kate Jones will use geospatial modeling and interactive data visualization to help fire managers consider the vulnerability of communities downwind of prescribed burns.