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Erin Meachum

Mar 17, 2021

Scholarship Support Helps Erin Meachum Pursue Her Career Aspirations of Being a Higher Education Administrator

When Ph.D. student Erin Meachum started her undergraduate studies, she had no intention of becoming a teacher. After volunteering at local literacy centers, teaching English overseas, teaching ESL at local community colleges and joining the Ag Institute at NC State, Meachum realized her true passion for the field of education. 

Lauren Pharr in woods - Black Excellence: Wildlife Biologist Lauren Pharr - NC State University College of Natural Resources Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources

Feb 17, 2021

Black Excellence: Wildlife Biologist Lauren Pharr

Lauren Pharr, a master’s student in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources at NC State’s College of Natural Resources is partnering with Neighborhood Nestwatch out of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C., to research the effects of urban noise and light pollution on avian survival. 

Eugene Cheung stands in front of a building.

Feb 17, 2021

In Era of COVID-19, Virtual Thesis Defenders Make the Most of It

NC State graduate students are taking advantage of the pandemic-necessitated virtual format to invite family and friends to attend their thesis and dissertation defenses. 

A2i

Feb 4, 2021

Accelerate to Industry Wins American Association of University Administrators Blackburn Award

The Graduate School's Accelerate to Industry (A2i) has received the Blackburn Award from the American Association of University Administrators (AAUA). 

CTE Fellows

Sep 1, 2020

Examining Workforce Development

Katie Loovis ‘22EDD has been a doctoral student in the NC State College of Education for just over one year, but her time in the Community College Leadership program has helped her to conduct research that is already having an impact on workforce development initiatives in North Carolina. 

In a Guatemalan workshop, OpenGait fabricates traditional prosthetics for above-the-knee amputees

Jul 24, 2020

Startup Develops Accessible Prosthetics

Three members of the Wolfpack are developing life-changing prosthetic kits to help above-the-knee amputees worldwide. 

Kathryn Polkoff

Jun 5, 2020

CVM Graduate Student Earns NIH Biomedical Research Fellowship

The pig stem cells Kathryn Polkoff studies could one day help human skin rapidly heal after life-threatening burns. 

student explains whiteboard

May 4, 2020

Writing Retreat, Other Learning Opportunities Go Online

Starting May 4, the Graduate School kicks off a Virtual Writing Retreat for students. Find out about other professional development opportunities now offered online. 

Micrograph of a flower

May 3, 2020

Dear NC State: Show Us How Awesome Your Research Is

NC State is calling for students, postdocs, faculty and staff to take part in the Envisioning Research image contest. 

A2i meeting

May 2, 2020

Join Us for the Industry Job Search Strategies (JSS) Online

From understanding what career options are available to you to creating resumes, the industry job search can bring a lot of questions and challenges. To help our gradpack, The Graduate School’s professional development team is offering an online summer session of Industry Job Search Strategies (JSS).