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Apr 7, 2016

Adrienne Crosier Works to Save Cheetah Population

Adrienne Crosier, 41-year-old biologist who earned her Ph.D. at NC State, heads the cheetah breeding program at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute’s Center for Species Survival in Front Royal, Va., which is part of an international effort to save the world’s fastest land mammal from extinction. 

Apr 7, 2016

Study: Near-Shore Wind Farms Would Have Big Impact on Coastal Tourism

Former Ph.D. student Sanja Lutzeyer is among the co-authors of a paper showing that most people are unwilling to rent vacation homes that have a view of offshore wind turbines -- and those who are willing expect steep rental discounts unless turbines are more than eight miles offshore. 

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Apr 6, 2016

Alumna Hits the Road, After Studying Roads

After five years of studying how to recycle asphalt in road construction, alumna Dr. Haritha Malladi set out in December to explore the United States' vast network of roads. 

Mar 17, 2016

The Science of Chocolate is the Work of this Graduate Alumnus

Ray Schnell, cacao plant science director at Mars Inc., works with other scientists to promote better cacao farming methods and continue to develop hardier plants for the farmers who depend on them for survival. Schnell, 63, earned his master’s degree in 1979 and doctorate in 1984 from NC State’s Department of Crop Science, where he also worked as a research technician between getting his degrees. 

Jan 19, 2016

ecoPRT: Grad Alum’s Vision for Moving People

NC State graduate alumnus Marshall Brain is working with students to explore a new way to move people around the university's campus: Meet ecoPRT. 

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Dec 10, 2015

CVM Ph.D. Graduate Receives Distinguished Alumni Award

Dr. Julie Levy, a professor of shelter medicine at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, received a 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award from NC State. Levy, who received her Ph.D.… 

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Sep 17, 2015

Nominate a Faculty Member for Mentoring Awards

Graduate students and alumni may nominate a graduate faculty member for an outstanding mentoring award before Nov. 6. 

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Jun 12, 2015

Moa Proteins, Moa Information

Tim Cleland, a postdoc in biomedical engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and NC State Ph.D. alumnus, is exploring how an extinct, flightless bird -- the moa -- can shed light on how proteins preserve and degrade in fossils. 

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Jun 9, 2015

Meet David Fiala

David Fiala, past president of NC State's University Graduate Student Association, describes the many reasons why he chose NC State for his computer engineering doctorate. 

Dubroy at podium

Jun 4, 2015

Doctoral Alumna to Lead Shaw University

At 34, Tashni Dubroy recognizes that she is young to be named the president of Raleigh's Shaw University. Dubroy, who earned a Ph.D. in organic chemistry at NC State in 2007, will lead the historically black university beginning Aug. 1.