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New York's World Trade Center Towers in the 1970s. Photo by History in HD on Unsplash.

Sep 9, 2022

Born on 9/11

Sept. 11 marks a tragic day in the nation’s history. For some NC State students and their families, it’s deeply personal. 

lifelike sculpture of a powerfully built neandertal man with a broad brow, brown hair and beard

Aug 23, 2022

Study of Ancient Skulls Sheds Light on Human Interbreeding With Neandertals

The study supports the hypothesis that much of this interbreeding took place in the region ranging from North Africa to Iraq. 

Gaven Bell

Jul 19, 2022

Goodnight Spotlight: Gaven Bell

Gaven Bell’s extensive involvement within the NC State community began even before she stepped on campus as a freshman, as she participated in research with Dr. David Tarpy in the NC State Apiculture Lab during her senior year in high school. Now only one year away from graduation, she reflects on highlights of her college experience, which have included writing an award-winning play for the NC State Theatre, having mentors and role models in the STEM field who are women, and vast involvement within the Goodnight Scholars Program. 

Jul 19, 2022

Distinguished Goodnight Award Recipients for 2022 Announced

The Distinguished Goodnight Award is presented at the end of the academic year to a graduating Goodnight Scholar from each cohort who best embodied the core values and mission of the Goodnight Scholars Program. This year, Vie Villafuerte ‘T22 and Lacey Malinsky ’22 were named the recipients of this prestigious community award. 

Cathrine Hoyo stands in her lab in front of a shelf filled with lab equipment.

Jun 6, 2022

Researchers Examine How Environmental Contaminants Affect Diverse Populations

Cathrine Hoyo is leading a wide-ranging study to learn how environmental contaminants affect liver health in diverse populations.  

Faculty Fellow Claire Gordy. Photo by Katie Harris.

May 18, 2022

Keeping Students Engaged in Asynchronous Lectures

What makes the learning active or passive is not the modality (Zoom vs. pre-recorded videos vs. text-based lessons), but the structure of the lesson the instructor creates. Faculty Fellow Claire Gordy share tips for keeping students engaged. 

Loujain Al Samara in front of the Belltower in her cap and gown

May 6, 2022

A Perfect Circle

Park Scholar Loujain Al Samara ’22 pursued a broad range of experiences during her four years at NC State, and she graduates this May with a new understanding of what she has learned, how she has grown and what comes next — thanks to private support. 

Arnulfo Silva wearing red graduation robes and making a wolfie sign with his hand in front of the smoke stack that says "State College."

May 3, 2022

Meet the Graduates 

The Division of Academic and Student Affairs recognizes some standout spring 2022 graduates who have made their mark on the university through their involvement and leadership on campus, especially in DASA programs.  

A student presenter talks to Bret Smith, dean of University College

May 2, 2022

Nearly 300 Students Present Research, Creative Work at Spring Symposium

The NC State Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium included presentations, performances and exhibits by students from colleges across the university. The 2022 Michael Dickey Award recipient was also announced. 

White flowers bloom on a tree in front of the Bell Tower

Apr 19, 2022

University Fellowships Office Announces NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Awards

The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students who are pursuing full-time research-based master’s and doctoral degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) or in STEM education.