Faculty and Staff Share Their Hopes for the New Year
NC State faculty and staff made 2017 a year to remember. In the new year, they’ll work to make the university an even better place to work, learn and serve. Here’s what some of our faculty and staff had to say about their plans for 2018.
Pack Hacks for Faculty: Hacking Work-Life Integration
This month, Shevaun D. Neupert, associate professor in the Department of Psychology, shows us how to succeed in integrating our professional and personal lives.
Campus Tunnel Marks 50 Years of Free Speech
Since the days of bellbottoms and peace signs, NC State’s iconic Free Expression Tunnel has made space for a wide spectrum of viewpoints. Learn more about the Wolfpack’s original social media tool.
Creative Campus Getaways
Throughout the busy holiday season, faculty and staff should take some time during the day for self-care. NC State boasts quite a few options for a lunch-hour break that nurture both physical and mental health.
Pack Hacks for Faculty: Perfecting Poster Presentations
This month, George Hess, professor in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, provides strategies for creating an impactful poster presentation.
NC State’s DASA Supports Student Success
Provost Warwick Arden appears on the most recent episode of The Praeci Podcast to discuss the history of the Division of Academic and Student Affairs and how it was strategically created to support the success of the whole student.
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.
Strengthening Research with Shared Resources
With NC State engaging in record-high levels of research activity year after year, the university’s Office of Research, Innovation and Economic Development is constantly working to identify and meet crucial research needs. To accomplish this goal, the university is streamlining its shared research services.
Pack Hacks for Faculty: Funding International Research
This month, Chantell LaPan, adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management and director of global research for the Office of Global Engagement, talks about supporting and funding international research.
Study examines hiring, retention of women and minority STEM faculty
NC State statistician Marcia Gumpertz conducted a “snapshot” survey of time to tenure, promotion and retention for female and minority faculty in four different STEM fields.