Stories From Feb 2020

Feb 28, 2020

Coronavirus Update: New Travel Restrictions and Recommendations

NC State continues to monitor the evolving outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). Given the rapid spread of COVID-19, and to help ensure the ongoing health and safety of the university community, effective immediately NC State is prohibiting university-related travel to CDC-designated Level 2 and Level 3 countries for Coronavirus and will not reimburse travel to these areas.

Feb 27, 2020

2019-20 University Faculty Scholars Named

NC State’s 2019-20 class of University Faculty Scholars was announced today. These 24 early- and mid-career faculty receive this designation due to their significant academic achievements and contributions to NC State through their teaching, scholarship and service to the university and greater community.

Feb 21, 2020

Mathematician Cynthia Vinzant Named Sloan Research Fellow

Cynthia Vinzant, assistant professor of mathematics, has been awarded a 2020 Sloan Research Fellowship in Mathematics.

Feb 17, 2020

GRIP4PSI Seed Grant Winners Announced

Four NC State research teams have been selected as recipients of the next phase of the Game-Changing Research Incentive Program (GRIP). The program was initially created in 2016 as a three-year seed-funding initiative to stimulate… Continue reading “GRIP4PSI Seed Grant Winners Announced”

Feb 13, 2020

Graduate Students Gain a Competitive Edge

NC State’s Graduate School provides students with a solid educational foundation for pursuing future opportunities. Since 2018, graduate students and postdoctoral researchers have been able to take advantage of a unique pathway to reaching professional goals: the Accelerate to Industry (A2i)™ program.

Feb 12, 2020

Pack Hacks for Faculty: Going Interdisciplinary with the Arts

This month, Victoria Ralston, a lecturer and coordinator of the visual arts concentration in arts studies in Interdisciplinary Studies, gives insight on how to introduce interdisciplinary perspectives in classes with the Arts NC State Curricular Connections Guide.

Feb 12, 2020

Making Sustainable Solutions Possible

Make-A-Thon gives NC State students a platform to create solutions for a more sustainable world. The annual three-day competition brings together student teams to turn ideas into action on a pressing sustainability challenge.

Feb 12, 2020

February 2020 Announcements

Find out the latest happenings related to NC State faculty and staff, including research updates, professional development opportunities, awards nominations and more.

Feb 12, 2020

February 2020 Provost’s Corner

Though it is the year’s shortest month, February is one of the busiest here on campus. Classes are in full swing, we’re getting ready for midterms, and there are plenty of academic, cultural and other happenings taking place.

Feb 11, 2020

Five Questions with the Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity

NC State’s Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity offers a wide variety of educational opportunities, including the Cultural Competence and Inclusivity Certificate program. We spoke with Beverly Williams, director of training and education for OIED, about the program, its benefits and other ways faculty and staff can increase their cultural competency.