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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. 

Jun 13, 2018

How To Break Barriers In Science: Applied Ecology’s Martha Burford Reiskind

Research assistant professor Martha Burford Reiskind noticed that her Ph.D. students felt isolated as they worked on their dissertations. So she started a weekly group that combine dissertation writing and discussion. 

NC State Campus in Fall

May 22, 2018

Graduate School Names Outstanding Faculty Mentors

Coby Schal and Michael Schulman of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences have been named Outstanding Graduate Faculty Mentors by the Graduate School. 

Natisha Melchor

May 10, 2018

After Earning Master’s Degree, Online CALS Graduate Plans to Earn Ph.D

Natisha Melchor is set to graduate May 12 with a new Master of Youth, Family, and Community Sciences in tow. 

Taylor McDonald

May 10, 2018

CALS Online Program Provides Balance to Graduating Master’s Student

NC State graduate student Taylor McDonald will earn her Master of Youth, Family, and Community Sciences on May 12. 

Mar 16, 2018

Just-in-Time Tomatoes?

NC State scientists, including postdoc Javier Brumos Fuentes, are exploring the molecular-level processes that cause tomatoes to ripen. What they discover could have big implications for a range of traits -- from flavor to firmness -- in fruit-bearing crops. 

Mar 16, 2018

Student Spotlight: “I Enjoy the Challenge of Solving Problems”

Biochemistry Ph.D. student Gabriela Schroder conducts cutting-edge protein research at Oak Ridge National Laboratory that has implications for drug development and human health. 

Ashley Yow

Jan 12, 2018

Blueberries: Student Works to Create Disease-Resistant Cultivars

Graduate student Ashley Yow is looking for ways to create blueberries that are resistant to mummy berry disease.