Welcome to Think Magazine. Learn about the great work of our graduate students and recent alumni.
A Message From the Dean
The Graduate School introduces Think magazine, which showcases the achievements and contributions of our graduate students and graduate alumni.
Magadalena Sorger was on the path to an MBA degree and a chance to enter the high-stakes world of business ... until she discovered ants.
Douglas Shoemaker, who completed his doctorate this year, trained at NC State’s Center for Geospatial Analytics before accepting a directorship at the Center for Applied GIS at UNC-Charlotte on July 1 this year.
Water Warrior: Catalina Lopez-Velandia
Before completing her master's degree earlier this year, Catalina Lopez-Velandia received third place at the Graduate Student Research Symposium for her research concerning 1,4-dioxane in the Cape Fear River watershed.
NC State’s First Research Image Contest Winners
NC State’s first Research Image Contest for graduate students and postdocs produced winning images like simulating the aftermath of an exploding star, capturing a bee in mid-flight and tracking how cancer cells move through the blood stream.
Graduate student Alexander Kapatos’ research in cancer immunotherapy is potentially a breakthrough therapy that may one day lead to the news headline: Cancer Vaccine Targets Lymphoma.
Peggy Olive Marks 48 Years at Graduate School
Even after 48 years of working with NC State graduate students, graduate liaison Peggy Olive has no plans to retire.
As a graduate student at NC State, Charisse Holmes investigated adverse health triggers which can occur in ubiquitous consumer products. This summer, she launched her toxicology career, working in drug safety.
Amanda Walter: Proud Graduate, Proud Woman
Amanda Walter believes that graduate studies at NC State lent her scientific credibility and eventual access “to the very people who determined whether or not pharmaceutical companies can market biosimilar drugs.”