Jun 13, 2018  |  About NC State

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.

Oct 11, 2016  |  Enhancing Student Success

Finalists Named for 3 Minute Thesis 2016

Ten finalists for the Graduate School’s second annual 3 Minute Thesis® competition, Oct. 25, will demonstrate who is most capable of describing their Ph.D. research in just three minutes and with only one slide.

Jul 13, 2016  |  Innovative Research

Report Finds Trend Toward Research Article Dissertations

Doctoral dissertations -- the last achievement of a Ph.D. program – are more likely to be research article dissertations at institutions focused on science, technology, engineering and math, according to a report by NC State University’s Graduate School.

Jun 1, 2016

Dissertation Direction

Dissertation Institute helps NC State doctoral candidates take the final steps toward finishing their dissertations.

May 10, 2016  |  Enhancing Student Success

Crossing the Finish Line

The Graduate School's Dissertation Institute is raising the rate at which doctoral students complete their degrees.

Oct 1, 2015  |  Events

Making Research Approachable is Goal of 3 Minute Thesis

Deliver an entire Ph.D. dissertation in three minutes? NC State doctoral students are invited to take the challenge of 3 Minute Thesis.

Aug 24, 2015  |  Enhancing Student Success

New Program Supports Students Finishing Their Dissertations

As a doctoral student, Meagan Kittle Autry worked with a friend to complete her dissertation. What she learned through that experience has led to the development of a new online community to help NC State Ph.D. candidates finish their dissertations and earn their degrees.