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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 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 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.

Jan 15, 2020

Spring Semester Sees New Students at NC State

More than 300 new first-year students are enrolled at NC State for the spring semester through the Spring Connect program. We spoke with a few of these students and learned about how New Student Programs welcomes them to campus life.

Jan 13, 2020

Pack Hacks for Faculty: Connecting with First-Year Students

This month, Kimberly Bush, director of undergraduate programs and teaching associate professor; and Michael Kanters, interim department head and professor in the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, give advice on how to help Spring Connect students make a successful transition to NC State.

Dec 11, 2019

Taking Care of Business (and Finance)

Vicki Pennington, assistant vice provost for finance and business, and Karen Acree, business officer, are two integral Provost’s Office staff members who will be retiring soon. Adrian Day, the new assistant vice provost for finance and planning, steps in to carry on their work.

Dec 9, 2019

Pack Hacks for Faculty: Quantitative Literacy on Discussion Boards

This month, Justin Post, teaching associate professor and director of online programs in the Department of Statistics, gives advice on using discussion boards (like Moodle) to facilitate engagement on quantitative data.

Nov 27, 2019

Global Courtyard Celebrates International Education

A once inconspicuous space between Primrose and Tompkins Halls will soon transform into a gathering place for international-focused events. Upon completion of landscaping and renovations, the Global Courtyard will showcase how NC State strives to bring the world to campus. […]

Nov 25, 2019

NC State Wins APLU National Economic Engagement Award

NC State wins prestigious national award from the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities.

Nov 19, 2019

Investing in Students: a Q&A with Krista Ringler

Krista Ringler, associate vice provost and director of scholarships and financial aid at NC State, shares how the Campaign has strengthened the university’s ability to meet student need and importance to continuing to invest in opportunity and access.