The COVID-19 pandemic left no aspect of university life untouched, and faculty felt that impact across all of their realms of responsibility. From teaching and research, to service and innovation, faculty life changed in ways both positive and negative, and these stories deserve to be heard.
Facilitating Interdisciplinary Connections
NC State’s academies elevate research and education by facilitating interdisciplinary connections among faculty, staff and students. The Data Science Academy and Genetics and Genomics Academy seek to further interdisciplinarity on campus through courses, workshops and cross-college conversations.
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.
Five Faculty Win Holladay Medal
Five faculty members received the Alexander Quarles Holladay Medal for Excellence, the highest honor bestowed by NC State and the university’s Board of Trustees.
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.
NC State Distinguished Education Professor Hollylynne Lee Receives Cherry Award
The Cherry Award honors professors with exceptional teaching skills who have a record of having a positive, inspiring and long-lasting impact on students.
AAAS Elects Fellows
The election of eight faculty researchers to the prestigious scientific society signals NC State’s rising reputation as a research powerhouse.
Advancing a Culture of Interdisciplinary Excellence
The concept of interdisciplinarity encompasses not only the production of new knowledge through collaboration across disciplines, but new ways of putting that knowledge to use for the benefit of others. Interdisciplinary education lays the foundation for personal and professional success for members of academia and the students under their purview.
Ready to Make an Impact
All of the pageantry and tradition surrounding commencement underscores the remarkable achievements of the Class of 2021. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and with a rigorous academic experience, these graduates show us what it really means to think and do, regardless of the circumstances.
2021 Promoted and Tenured Faculty
Promotion and tenure mark major milestones in the academic lives of NC State faculty. Promoted faculty have met rigorous standards in their realms of responsibility, and tenured faculty have made a significant impact in their discipline.