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