Stories From 2019

Nov 21, 2019  |  Students

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 19, 2019  |  Research

Carbon electronics cluster opens new facility at NC State

NC State inaugurated a new carbon electronics laboratory on Nov. 18, formally launching a state-of-the-art facility that is bringing together scientists and engineers across the university to do cutting-edge work in this emerging field. The 6,000-square-foot facility for the Organic and Carbon Electronics Labs (ORaCEL), housed in the Partners III building on Centennial Campus, is equipped…

Nov 19, 2019  |  Alumni

Mechanical engineering alumnus receives Distinguished Global Alumnus Award

NC State and the Office of Global Engagement were honored to present Dr. Woo-seung Kim, president of Hanyang University in Korea, with the inaugural 2019 Distinguished Global Alumnus Award during a reception in October. 

Nov 19, 2019  |  Alumni

Dream job: Engineering solutions to improve global health

Brendon Lynch, a 2016 graduate of NC State majoring in Biological and Agricultural Engineering, shares about his jump from campus to a sustainability-related career.

Nov 18, 2019  |  Students

Engineering student teams to compete in annual pitch competition

Three College of Engineering student teams have been selected to pitch their innovative ideas at Wolf Den – NC State University’s pitch competition inspired by the ABC television show, Shark Tank.

Nov 15, 2019  |  Students

Award-winning research supports new military logistics model

Major Blake Schwartz, an NC State doctoral student and active duty Army officer, was awarded the 2018 Army Operations Research Symposium Best Paper for his research modeling logistics networks to support military operations.

Nov 14, 2019  |  Research

Turning (more) fat and sewage into natural gas

NC State researchers have developed what is, to date, the most efficient means of converting sewage sludge and restaurant grease into methane.

Nov 14, 2019  |  Research

Making (fun) multi-player gaming an educational experience

A new video game framework keeps multiple players engrossed in the learning experience while fostering collaboration and problem solving.

Nov 11, 2019  |  Awards and Honors

Global Engagement inducts new academy members

The Office of Global Engagement inducted 47 members into the Academy of Excellence in Global Engagement, a recognition that honors the achievements of faculty and staff who have made outstanding contributions to international research, education and service at NC State. […]

Nov 11, 2019  |  Students

Meet Benjamin Trieu

Meet biomedical engineering major Benjamin Trieu who studied abroad in Poznan, Poland.