Honoring Outstanding Faculty
This year, NC State honored nearly 40 faculty members during the 2022 Celebration of Faculty Excellence on May 4. This was the first time since 2019 that the event was held in person.
Creating Interdisciplinary Solutions
With NC State’s Think and Do spirit, Wicked Problems, Wolfpack Solutions encourages students to think about current and future problems interdisciplinarily even before they arrive on campus. The free online course helps connect students to the greater NC State community, while bringing together diverse perspectives and disciplines on a common problem.
Ready for New Challenges
Nearly 6,500 students took a leap forward into the next chapter of their lives at NC State’s spring commencement on May 7. Many of these new graduates excelled in their chosen major, but also crossed disciplinary boundaries in their learning and research.
April 2022 Announcements
Find out the latest happenings related to NC State faculty and staff, professional development opportunities, campus activities and more.
April 2022 Provost’s Corner
The end of the 2021-22 academic year approaches quickly, but we’re certainly not slowing down on campus.
2021-22 University Teaching Awards Announced
NC State has honored more than 35 faculty for their commitment to educational excellence with the 2021-22 University Teaching Awards. Award recipients were recognized at a University Teaching Awards Luncheon and Ceremony on April 13.
Exploring What Equity Means in Research at NC State
NC State’s inaugural Equity Research Symposium brought together faculty, staff and students to explore research that examines issues related to equity from a variety of perspectives and disciplines.
NC State Names New Dean of College of Education
Paola Sztajn has been named dean of the College of Education at North Carolina State University following a nationwide search. Her appointment becomes effective April 1. Sztajn has served as interim dean following the return of former dean Mary Ann Danowitz to the College of Education faculty on October 5, 2021. NC State Executive Vice Chancellor…
NC State Names New Dean of College of Veterinary Medicine
Kate Meurs has been named dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine at North Carolina State University following a nationwide search. Her appointment becomes effective April 1. Meurs takes the permanent position after serving as interim dean of the college since January 18, following the departure of former dean Paul Lunn to become dean of the University of Liverpool School of Veterinary Science.
Teaching and Learning in a “New Normal”
You’ve probably heard the phrase “new normal” used in various settings throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, not always in a positive light. At NC State, however, faculty see the phrase as an opportunity to create something better, as showcased last month at the Office for Faculty Excellence’s (OFE) 2022 Teaching and Learning Symposium.