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10 finalists for 3MT

Oct 19, 2020

Virtual Three Minute Thesis Finalists

Ten graduate students will compete Dec. 2 in NC State's first virtual Three Minute Thesis competition. 

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. 

Hunt Library

Jan 31, 2020

Seeking Faculty To Describe Their Research in 3 Minutes

Do you know faculty members who can describe their research in just three minutes? Send us their names for the first-ever NC State Faculty Three Minute Thesis. 

research image winners

Aug 6, 2018

Envisioning Research Winners Capture Insights Into the World Around Us

The winners of this year’s Envisioning Research contest demonstrate the many ways research offers new perspectives on our world. 

Mar 23, 2018

Interpreting Science

Graduate student Kelsey Boes, poised to receive her Ph.D. in Fiber and Polymer Science, has a bright future in science communication. 

Maureen Grasso at 3MT event

Feb 3, 2017

Dean’s Scene: The Importance of Communicating Science

Of the skills that you take away from Graduate School, learning to communicate your science to different audiences is critical, especially to those in STEM fields (science, engineering, technology and math). 

image of supernova remnants

Nov 29, 2016

NC State’s First Research Image Contest Winners

NC State’s first Research Image Contest for graduate students and postdocs produced winning images like simulating the aftermath of an exploding star, capturing a bee in mid-flight and tracking how cancer cells move through the blood stream. 

Group listening

Jun 13, 2016

Workshop Teaches the Art of Science Communication

Science workshop teaches graduate students and postdocs how to share their research with different audiences. 

Group shot

Feb 1, 2016

Apply Now for ComSciCon Triangle, May 14 & 21

Graduate students in STEM fields from NC State and other Triangle-area universities are invited to apply for ComSciCon-Triangle 2016, a science communication workshop organized by and for graduate students. 

Young man hands bug to girl

Sep 14, 2015

Insect Snacks on the Brickyard?

Graduate student Steve Grodsky used an outreach project -- getting fellow students to sample insect snacks -- to help his class learn science communication. Grodsky says participating in The Graduate School's Preparing the Professoriate program helped him prepare for the university position that he is seeking.