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Christina Koch at astronomy days event.

Feb 1, 2023

_pace, the Final Frontier

In a triumphant return to Astronomy Days at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, astronaut Christina Koch spells out how even a simple game of Scrabble can take an unexpected turn when you're floating in zero gravity. 

Sydney Seymour in a greenhouse at a biotech company in Ethiopia

Jan 10, 2023

Solving Problems and Building the Next Generation of Engineers

Sydney Seymour, a three-time alumnus from NC State’s Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, owns an international consulting firm. He’s also passionate about training young engineers. 

Nzingha Williams

Dec 7, 2022

Nzingha Williams Receives Outstanding Dissertation Award From Association for Career and Technical Education Research

Nzingha Williams has received the Outstanding Dissertation Award from the Association for Career and Technical Education Research. 

Maksim Nikiforov (left) and a classmate

Nov 17, 2022

Learning Industry-Prevalent Tools in Statistics and Data Science

Maksim Nikiforov has leveraged his graduate certificate in applied statistics and data management to advance his career. 

Sarah Ewing

Nov 8, 2022

Ewing Honored With 2022 NC State Veterinary Medicine Distinguished Alumni Award

Sarah Ewing, who received a Ph.D. in Comparative Biomedical Sciences from the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine in 2007, has received the college’s 2022 Distinguished Alumni Award. 

Niveditha Sunderraj

Oct 10, 2022

MBA Alumna Thrives Under High Pressure as a Global Supply Chain Manager for Google

Niveditha Sunderraj credits her NC State MBA background for teaching her the importance of confidence and resilience during the last few years as supply chain issues have been more prevelant in the global economy. 

Melinda Martinez

Sep 16, 2022

Forestry Alumni Melinda Martinez Recognized with Sulzman Award

College of Natural Resources alumni, Melinda Martinez received the award for her study exploring greenhouse gas emissions in ghost forests. 

Tracy Edwards

Aug 3, 2022

Risk and Analytics Grad Student Climbs Ladder, Closes Disparities

NC State alumna, Tracy Edwards has accomplished a lot during her 23-year career – most of which has been in the pharmaceutical industry based in Durham, N.C. And as she looks ahead to the future, she still has a few tricks up her sleeve – which is what led her to Poole College of Management’s Master of Management, Risk and Analytics (MRA) program. 

Yakir Malul

Jul 20, 2022

MAC Alum ’13 Learns to Thrive Under Pressure at JetBlue

Yakir Malul divides his time at JetBlue into two periods: pre-pandemic and post-pandemic. He continues to thrive in this challenging industry and enjoys being in a position where he can translate strategy and vision into reality for his team. 

Rinat Kapev

Jul 20, 2022

Global Alumni Spotlight: Reaching High Peaks

Rinat Kapev, class of 2020, graduated from NC State with a master of International Studies. The program altered his life trajectory and opened new doors for professional and academic development. He is grateful to all staff and faculty members who supported his academic journey.