Stories From Feb 2018

Feb 21, 2018

A Safer Defense

At NC State’s Textile Protection and Comfort Center, the Wildland Firefighters Shelter project team are working to save lives.

Feb 20, 2018

Caldwell Fellows Honor Five Decades of Impact

As the Caldwell Fellows program celebrates its 50th anniversary at NC State, the current fellows and alumni of the program continue to be change-makers locally, nationally and around the world.

Feb 20, 2018

Finding Her Way

Being a Caldwell Fellow has helped Akshatha Kiran reflect on her priorities and confirm her goal of becoming a doctor who gives back to the world through service.

Feb 20, 2018

Taking Shape

Tre’ Dennis credits the Caldwell Fellows Program with helping shape him as an individual. The transformation hasn’t just been about off-campus experiences, but also has happened through a series of leadership opportunities and day-to-day interaction with other Caldwell Fellows on campus.

Feb 20, 2018

Goodnight Scholars Program Selects Finalists for Class of 2022

NC State's Goodnight Scholars Program has named 100 finalists from a pool of nearly 800 candidates. The finalists will participate in interviews Feb. 24 at the James B. Hunt Jr. Library on Centennial Campus.

Feb 20, 2018

New STEM Program to Connect High Schoolers with Geospatial Tech and Careers

The Center for Geospatial Analytics at NC State and its partners are launching a program for high school students interested in learning about the benefits of a career in the geospatial sciences and using the latest technologies in this field to solve real-world problems. A grant from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund helps keep the program free for interested students.

Feb 20, 2018

CALS Student Leaders Attend National Conference

Eighteen students from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences participated in the Agriculture Future of America (AFA) Leaders Conference in Kansas City, Missouri – the largest contingent the college has ever sent. Participants were selected from a competitive national pool to receive industry sponsorship, covering their conference fees and lodging.

Feb 20, 2018

Research Collaborations Lead to Air Quality Solutions

Dr. H. Christopher Frey, the Glenn E Futrell Distinguished University Professor in NC State's Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, continues to collaborate on innovative air quality research and education with several Ph.D. students whom he has advised.

Feb 20, 2018

CNR Graduate Student Spotlight and Global Change Fellow: Matthew Stillwagon

College of Natural Resources doctoral student Matthew Stillwagon is studying how nitrogen and phosphorus cycles in the soil and water are altered by elevated salinity. The Global Change Fellowship provides training in science communication and networking opportunities that will help him share his research with key stakeholders.

Feb 20, 2018

Educator Dubroy to Discuss Xenophobia and Inclusivity

Tashni-Ann Dubroy, who earned a Ph.D. in chemistry from NC State and is currently executive vice president and chief operating officer of Howard University, names affordability and access among the top issues facing higher education. Dubroy is delivering the 2018 Humanities and Social Sciences Diversity Lecture, titled “There Is a Xenophobe Among Us: Diversity and Inclusivity on College Campuses,” at NC State this week.