Rooms with a View
Join NC State magazine for a tour of the Gregg Museum of Art & Design, an extraordinary place made possible by private support.
Caldwell Fellows Finalists Announced
Sixty NC State first-year students have been selected to participate in the Caldwell Fellows Selection Day coming up Saturday, Feb. 17.
First Library Leaders Scholarships Awarded
The NCSU Libraries named Sophia Stoddard and Tyler Smith as the winners of the first Library Leaders Scholarships. Recognizing exemplary contributions to the libraries by current students, the $2,500 awards come from the Library Leaders Scholarship Endowment. The goal of the endowment is to encourage students to consider pursuing advanced degrees in library science.
Collaboration Focuses on Sustainable Tourism in Bogotá, Colombia
A chance encounter between colleagues interested in combining design with social entrepreneurship and tourism led to the Seaflower Biosphere Reserve Project, a collaboration between NC State and the Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano (UJTL). Tim Wallace, NC State associate professor and applied anthropologist, advanced the project thanks to a 2015 Internationalization Seed Grant awarded through a program facilitated by the Office of Global Engagement and the University Standing Committee on International Programs.
Global Storyteller: Lotta Nevalainen
Lotta Nevalainen, a fifth-year senior from Finland, talks about her experiences as an NC State scholarship swimmer and a double major in international studies and communications.
Student Launches Composting Program in Campus Apartments
NC State student Kelsey Shevlin, a Caldwell Fellow and University Scholar, initiated a kitchen composting effort that has about 60 apartments in Wolf Village using compost jars. Residents fill the jars with food scraps including banana peels and apple cores, and empty them in a nearby outdoor composting dumpster. That material is transported to a composting facility for processing.
Goodnight Spotlight: Michael Cavenaugh
One of the first members of the Goodnight Scholars Transfer Program, Dunn native Michael Cavenaugh balances school and family as he pursues an NC State engineering degree.
Caldwell Fellows Honor Five Decades of Impact
The numbers say a lot: 1,343 alumni; 78 current Fellows; 50 years. And yet, those numbers don’t begin to tell the full story of the impact over the past five decades of the Caldwell Fellows at NC State University. To […]
CVM Alum Finds Calling, Gives Back
Nancy Rathbun-Ramsey achieved a childhood goal in 1994 when she graduated from the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine. Now the owner of a successful private veterinary practice in Maryland, the alumna and annual donor has pledged 10 percent of her estate to the college to acknowledge its role in her achievements.
CALS Faculty Focus: Fighting to Save Cassava
Dr. Jose “Trino” Ascencio-Ibanez, assistant professor in the Department of Molecular and Structural Biochemistry, and his team are researching ways to combat viruses threatening cassava, one of the most important crops in Africa. Grants from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the National Science Foundation-Partnerships for International Research and Education support their efforts.