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Tag: COVID-19

Students in Talley

Nov 3, 2020

Dear Graduate Students Living in a Pandemic World: You Are Not Alone

How are graduate students building relationships with their classmates and professors? How are they completing lab work or group projects while maintaining proper mental health? We sit down with two students and one professor to find out. 

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. 

someone holding a mug and a book while lying in bed

Apr 27, 2020

Maintaining Your Mental Health in Quarantine

Quarantine and isolation are difficult, and often they can breed anxiety and depression. We consulted mental health ambassador Cody Zane about how to best maintain graduate student or postdoc mental health while social distancing. 

Apr 21, 2020

Adapting to Online: How to Prepare for a Remote Defense

Newly-minted Ph.D. Ashish Kapoor shares tips for a successful remote defense. Here, he covers Zoom best practices and more. 

Hunt Library

Apr 3, 2020

Student Joins Effort to Protect Health Workers

Ph.D. candidate Corbin Kling explains how he is using a 3D printer to help create face shields for workers on the front lines of COVID-19. 

Student works on her laptop in EB1 on Centennial Campus.

Mar 20, 2020

Shifting Online: Support for Teachers and Students

We aim to help make that shift a bit easier, especially for our graduate student and postdoc teaching audience. So, here are our tips and tricks when it comes to moving your course online.