Rural Works! program continues to grow, despite pandemic
Many rural communities in North Carolina and across the U.S. report talented young people leave to attend college and choose not to return. Rural Works! hopes to address this issue by matching interest and opportunity, as some students return to their home counties for rewarding summer opportunities and others explore new towns and industries.
College of Engineering meets campaign fundraising goal
NC State’s College of Engineering has met its ambitious $230 million fundraising goal for the University’s Think and Do the Extraordinary capital campaign.
Alumni and friends of the College help set new Day of Giving record
The College of Engineering turned out strong for North Carolina State University’s Day of Giving 2021 on March 24, raising more than $6 million from 1,615 gifts — both records for the College.
If you would like to include the College of Engineering in your yearly charitable donations, here are some options for giving back.
From the dean
Welcome to the Spring/Summer 2021 issue of NC State Engineering magazine.
Basnight remembered as a champion for the College of Engineering
State Sen. Marc Basnight, a Dare County Democrat who served as president pro tempore of the NC Senate longer than anyone in history, died on Dec. 28, 2020, at the age of 73.
Questions for Julie Swann
Julie Swann, head of the Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, is an expert on supply chains and pandemics and has provided guidance on COVID-19 vaccine distribution.
70 years of nuclear engineering
In the 2020-21 academic year, the Department of Nuclear Engineering is celebrating its 70th anniversary of the decision to start the program, and the 60th anniversary of the department, which was established in 1961.
Engineering education close to home
The College of Engineering’s teaching programs extend beyond just NC State’s campus in Raleigh. Students from the Mountains to the Piedmont to the Coast can start their undergraduate degree at a different North Carolina college or university and complete it in Raleigh. Or they can complete their entire coursework closer to home in a site-based program. And with Engineering Online, students can earn their master’s degree in engineering or computer science from anywhere in the world.
At the College of Engineering, faculty members in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (CBE) are growing a rich portfolio of CRISPR-focused technologies by introducing novel CRISPR-Cas reagents, using CRISPR techniques to engineer new organisms and developing new bioprocesses to mass manufacture CRISPR products in anticipation of a slew of clinical approvals from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.