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Month: October 2020

Salam Ibrahim

Oct 30, 2020

The Park Scholarships program is marking 25 years

NC State’s Park Scholarships program welcomed its 25th class to campus this fall. Of the 41 students in the class of 2024, 20 announced plans to study in the College of Engineering. In most years, more Park Scholars study in COE than any other college. 

NC State researcher Jane Hoppin meets with students on her team to discuss their GenX community exposure study.

Oct 30, 2020

NC State researchers invite Wilmington, Brunswick County residents to participate in GenX exposure study

NC State researchers recruiting new participants from Wilmington and Brunswick County for the GenX Exposure Study. 

mother pats baby with one hand while working on laptop with another

Oct 27, 2020

Why young STEM researchers are calling for paid family leave

A group of young researchers is stepping outside their disciplines to address the gender gap in STEM jobs. 

Portrait photo of NC State Goodnight Scholar Kody Jefferson of the class of 2021 at the Hunt Library on Centennial Campus.

Oct 27, 2020

Goodnight Spotlight: Kody Jefferson

“Busy” is often the word of the day for Belhaven native and Goodnight Scholar Kody Jefferson ’21. However, those busy days are spent enriching himself in what he loves: mechanical engineering, robotics, and the Goodnight Scholars Program. 

collection of microplastic trash

Oct 23, 2020

Researchers eye a system that uses marine microplastics to get rid of marine microplastics

Researchers are working to develop a self-sustaining system that uses microplastics to capture more microplastics. 


Oct 23, 2020

How to make and distribute a vaccine

BTEC’s Jennifer Pancorbo talks to The Abstract about vaccine production and distribution. 

The belltower on a cloudy day

Oct 20, 2020

NC State celebrates outstanding faculty

The Celebration of Faculty Excellence is held each spring to recognize outstanding faculty who have received prestigious awards, accolades or other distinctions during the previous year. In 2020, NC State honored 25 faculty virtually since the annual event could not be held in person. 

Oct 20, 2020

Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professors

Four faculty members receive Alumni Association honor, including MSE's Dr. Elizabeth C. Dickey. 

Hafizul Ismal at food pantry

Oct 20, 2020

Reducing food waste

Hafizul Islam, the winner of the 2019 Three Minute Thesis, explained how mathematical modeling could help food banks distribute food efficiently, effectively and equitably. 

Oct 15, 2020

Ultrasound technique offers more precise, quantified assessments of lung health

New ultrasound technique offers non-invasive assessments of lung health.