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Jul 10, 2017  |  Think Magazine

Think Magazine, Summer 2017

How are our NC State graduate students and alumni changing the world? Better equipment for firefighters, new technologies to fight Zika, support for flood victims and a best-selling novel adapted for a television series.

Jul 10, 2017  |  Think Magazine

A Message From the Dean

"Just when I think I couldn't be more impressed by our students, I realize that achievement knows no boundaries." -- Maureen Grasso

Jul 10, 2017  |  Think Magazine

Pragya Adhikari

Pragya Adhikari from Nepal is trying to breed a tomato that is tastier and more resistant to plant diseases.

Jul 10, 2017  |  Think Magazine

Therese Anne Fowler

After graduating from NC State's MFA program, Therese Fowler experienced the publication of many successful works--including Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald, recently adapted as an Amazon original series.

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Shahnee Haire

Graduate student Shahnee Haire says that her certificate program helped prepare her for assisting those in her county who lost everything after Hurricane Matthew.

Jul 10, 2017

Chandler Maness

Chandler Maness, a master's student in textiles, wants to make firefighters safer by developing materials and gear designs that protect them from particulates in smoke.

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Sayed Mashaheet

Sayed Mashaheet, PhD alumnus and postdoc, is developing wheat varieties that are tolerant to ozone and resistant to wheat rust, a devastating disease that could destroy the world's wheat crop.

Jul 10, 2017  |  Innovative Research

Sophia Webster

Graduate student Sophia Webster is trying to fight Zika by engineering mosquitoes that won't spread the disease.

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Andrea Brandt

PhD student Andrea Brandt is seeking a prosthesis that can adapt to an amputee's movement, rather than amputees having to adapt to their prostheses.

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Brianna Hess Massie

Brianna Massie Hess is looking for simple solutions to help hog producers deal with lagoon waste.