Graduation to Vocation: Researching the Impact of Human Population Density on Leopards
Matt Snider recently completed a master's degree in fisheries, wildlife and conservation biology at NC State's College of Natural Resources. Supported in part by a University Graduate Fellowship, Snider says CNR allowed him to develop his advanced skill sets in statistics, modeling and science writing, while fostering a strong attitude of collaboration.
Graduation to Vocation: Applying Research in Tree Water Usage to Real-World Issues
Andrea Medenblik, recipient of a Graduate Research Fellowship, just earned a master's degree from the College of Natural Resources and will be working as a hydrologist at the U.S. Geological Survey Center in Raleigh. She says CNR prepared her by the future through its diverse curriculum, the infrastructure to perform research, and opportunities to engage with faculty and peers.
3MT Winner Cipriani Has Many Talents
Textiles master's student Ciera Cipriani is always busy, but doing too much hasn't slowed her down. The University Honors Program alum recently won NC State's fourth annual Three Minute Thesis contest and traveled to Tennessee in February for a regional 3MT competition. Cipriani is now focused on her research, which involves figuring out the chemical reactions that cause dyed fabrics to fade.
A Passion for Computing
Former University Scholar Veronica Catete has always loved computers, and she has been sharing that love with under-served groups for years. Working on a joint initiative between NC State's computer science department and the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, Catete is working to help integrate computing into K-12 STEM courses by training teachers to use computational thinking activities in their classrooms.
Campaign Cabinet Volunteer Spotlight: Bob Sowell
Bob supports NC State’s Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign as a Cabinet volunteer for the Graduate School. Learn more about Robert’s philanthropic philosophy in the following Q&A. How did attending NC State impact or shape your life and inspire […]
Finalists Will Compete Oct. 30 in Three Minute Thesis
Because of gifts to the Graduate School Enhancement Fund, 10 graduate student finalists representing four NC State colleges will compete in the fourth annual Three Minute These during Red and White Week. The international competition challenges students to share their research in just three minutes with one slide.
Former Graduate School Dean and Wife Create Travel Fund for Students
Robert and Suester Sowell have endowed a new fund that will help graduate students travel to professional conferences and workshops.
Researching Ethics in Counseling with an Aim to Help Others
Walter H. Wilkinson Graduate Fellowship recipient Latonya Graham's dissertation explores the understanding and application of the revision to the latest American Counseling Association (ACA) Code of Ethics relating to confidentiality and privacy. A background in public health inspired the NC State student's work.
Finalists Chosen for 2017 Three Minute Thesis
Ten finalists representing five NC State colleges will compete in the Graduate School’s third annual Three Minute Thesis competition Oct. 31, during the university’s Red and White Week celebration. The event, which challenges graduate students to share their major research project in only three minutes, is made possible by gifts to the Graduate School Enhancement Fund.
Networking with Industry Professionals
Several industry partners worked with NC State's Graduate School to host 50 doctoral and postdoctoral trainees at the first Industry Immersion Program -- designed to offer tips, networking and instruction to help students make the transition into industry careers.