Stepping Up to Serve
Support from the Teaching Fellows Program, U.S. Military Academy and University Scholars Program have helped prepare an extraordinary group of NC State graduates for careers in education and service at a time when their skills are needed most.
Adjusting to a New Normal
Mariah Wilder, a junior in chemistry who works part-time in the College of Sciences Advancement Office, describes in her own words what it has been like to be an NC State student in the time of COVID-19.
Experimenting in the Universe’s Laboratory
Noah Wolfe, a Park Scholar and now a 2020 Goldwater Scholar, studies supernovas to expand our knowledge of physics.
Odyssey of an Inquisitive Mind
2020 Goldwater Scholar Jonathan Palmer is tackling the global energy crisis by doing research to make solar power more cost-effective. Palmer has also received the G. Howard Satterfield Scholarship.
Handling Any Challenge
Whether forging a path to NC State or handling cobras, zoology major Carley-Martin MacFarlane '21 doesn’t back down. Thanks to the Park Scholarships program, she has found the academic and financial support needed to pursue her passion for snakes and other reptiles.
Meet Park Scholar Annie Haunton
Annie Haunton is working with the Institute for Emerging Issues on its Service Year NC project, just one area of her campus involvement. She plans to graduate in 2022 in biological sciences, integrative physiology and neurobiology.
Goodnight Scholar Alex Rojas ’20 is applying skills developed in the scholarship program to an internship at BioMedomics, where he leads a team assembling and shipping out boxes of rapid COVID-19 tests.
Meet the 2020 Watauga Medal Winners
Alumni Steve Angel, Kady Gjessing and Nancy Ridenhour receive NC State's highest nonacademic honor for their decades of service and generosity to the university.
Mathematician Bociu Receives Faculty Diversity Professional Development Award
Lorena Bociu, an associate professor in the Department of Mathematics at NC State, is the 2019-20 recipient of the College of Sciences Faculty Diversity Professional Development Award. She was selected for her outstanding contributions to promoting diversity among students and faculty as well as her significant achievements in teaching, research and outreach. Created by a private gift to the college, the award supports professional development opportunities for mid- and early-career faculty.
Diversity in STEM Symposium Highlights Inclusive Spaces
About 300 people from across NC State and the Triangle attended the College of Sciences’ second Diversity in STEM Symposium in February. The theme of the event, sponsored by BASF and featuring many alumni speakers, was “Creating Inclusive Spaces."