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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. 

Portrait of Coleman Simpson

May 3, 2021

A Leading Advocate: Master’s Student Coleman Simpson

Master's student Coleman Simpson drew on his leadership skills and agricultural education to write a grant that provides counseling services for CALS students. 

Young men digging and filling a wheelbarrow

Dec 29, 2020

Giving Back: Kamal Bell and Sankofa Farms

Kamal Bell isn’t your stereotypical North Carolina farmer, and his Orange County farm isn’t your everyday farm. There, he’s not just farming, he’s also teaching. 

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. 

Ryan Spurney viewed on a laptop

Apr 28, 2020

Adapting to Online: A Remote Master’s Defense

Master's student Ryan Spurney learned over spring break that his in-person defense would have to be done remotely over Zoom, a virtual meetings platform, because of social distancing at NC State University. He offers tips for success. 

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. 

Hannah Levenson, a graduate student, in a field of sunflowers, while conducting a survey of native bees throughout North Carolina.

Mar 4, 2020

The Buzz About Native Bees

Hannah Levenson, a graduate student in the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, is using North Carolina’s research stations to survey native bees and study how wildflowers support native bee populations. 

3MT winners

Oct 30, 2019

Engineering Students Win Three Minute Thesis

Three students from the College of Engineering were chosen as winners in the Graduate School’s fifth annual Three Minute Thesis. 

Photo of winners and planning committee

Jun 19, 2019

Winners Announced for Postdoc Research Symposium

Four NC State postdocs were winners in the 8th Annual Postdoctoral Research Symposium held in late May. More than 130 postdocs, faculty, administrators attended the event at McKimmon Center. 

Meredith outside

Jun 17, 2019

She Finds Her Calling in Student Government

After a year in NC State's student government, Meredith Spence Beaulieu found that her calling was more aligned with policy than with lab-based science.