Awards and Honors

Jan 2, 2018

Faculty Inventors Honored

Two faculty members at NC State are being named fellows by the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). The new NAI fellows are Donald L. Bitzer, Distinguished University Research Professor of Computer Science, and William Ditto, professor of physics.

Dec 12, 2017

2017 Promoted and Tenured Faculty

Promotion or tenure mark significant milestones for the faculty at NC State. Promotion assigns a new rank for faculty members, and tenure acknowledges notable career accomplishments and promotes the academic freedom of the faculty.

Nov 17, 2017

NC State Ranks Top 20 in Best Colleges for Entrepreneurs

NC State has been ranked by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine as a “Top 25 Best Undergrad Programs for Entrepreneurs in 2018,” coming in at no. 19 on the list.

Oct 26, 2017

New Fund Supports Research Outside the Lab

A collaboration between the Provost’s Office and the Office of Research, Innovation and Economic Development enables NC State to close a gap in research funding and support innovative work in multiple disciplines.

Oct 16, 2017

Top Innovator, Entrepreneurs Honored

Chancellor Randy Woodson honors some of NC State’s most prolific and accomplished researchers for their groundbreaking work. See the full list of honorees from this year’s Celebration of Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Oct 3, 2017

Olby Receives Largest Endowed Chair in NC State History

Natasha Olby, a professor of neurology and neurosurgery in the College of Veterinary Medicine, was recently presented with the largest endowed chair in NC State history.

Oct 2, 2017

Nominations for Faculty Awards Sought

Nominate an outstanding faculty member for recognition at the university or system level. Check out a list of upcoming nomination opportunities, including deadlines and details about numerous awards.

Sep 12, 2017

Nominations Open for Honorary Degrees

At NC State, honorary degrees recognize individuals whose achievements are extraordinary and have lasting distinction. Usual degree requirements for an academic degree are waived to bestow honors on those who have made exceptional contributions to a specific field or to […]

Sep 7, 2017

Investing in Ideas

Five promising projects in a diverse range of fields will receive support from the Chancellor’s Innovation Fund, which helps NC State researchers move their inventions into the marketplace.

Aug 5, 2017

From Planetary to Microscopic: 2017 Research Image Contest Winners

From a map of Mars to the microscopic surface of a leaf that only looks like an alien landscape, see the NC State Research Image Contest winners.