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High school students listen to a professor while gathered in a laboratory.

Mar 24, 2023

K-12 students gain exposure to biomanufacturing research and STEM pathways

An interdisciplinary group of NC State scientists, engineers and educators hosted field trips on campus for 61 high school students and 14 middle school students on Friday, March 3, and Friday,… 

Memorial Belltower and magnolia on a snowy Feb. day.

Feb 3, 2023

Clark named co-director of NC State’s Engineering Education program

Aaron C. Clark ’97EDD, who currently serves as head of the Department of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education at NC State’s College of Education, will be the co-director of NC State’s Engineering Education program, effective Aug. 16, 2023. He will work alongside co-director Laura Bottomely of NC State’s College of Engineering and other members of the engineering education community to advance the university’s mission of providing top-quality engineering education to its students. 

Gerado Morado with Fitts-Woolard Hall in the background.

Apr 28, 2022

Goodnight Scholars Spotlight: Gerardo Morado

sfer student, senior Gerardo Morado T'22 overcame the challenge of making friends at NC State by joining lots of extracurricular activities, including becoming a Chancellor's Aide, going on an alternative service break, and continuing his passion as a STEM promoter. 

NC State gateway at sunset.

Feb 14, 2022

Leadbetter Burg receives Presidential Award for Excellence from National Science Foundation

CBE graduate Dr. Karen Leadbetter Burg (B.S. ’90) is the recipient of a Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM) from the National Science Foundation. 

Researchers work in FREEDM lab

Nov 19, 2021

College will grow faculty, student enrollment thanks to legislative funding

To continue providing job-ready graduates for North Carolina’s ever-growing tech economy, the state’s largest public university will get even larger in the next few years. North Carolina State University will… 

Students work in a textile lab, writing on whiteboards and working in small groups at tables

Nov 2, 2021

Where textiles meets STEM

In the Department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science, STEM majors can discover surprising opportunities and exceptional career preparation. 

Oct 28, 2021

Seeing stars — and atoms, and everything in between

Every day, we are surrounded by things we can’t see — our individual cells, their molecules, the atoms making up those molecules. Then there are planets and stars, which are… 

Veronica Cateté standing outside holding her award next to an sculpture of a wolf.

Oct 28, 2021

‘A force for good in the world’: Veronica Cateté honored with 2020 Erskine B. Bowles Staff Service Award

Veronica Cateté, a research scientist in the Department of Computer Science (CSC) at NC State, received the most prestigious honor awarded by the UNC Staff Assembly — the 2020 Erskine B. Bowles Staff Service Award. 

Aug 24, 2020

Ask the expert: Why is it important to introduce engineering concepts to K-12 students?

Assistant Professor Tamecia Jones, Ph.D., explains why it is important to introduce engineering concepts to K-12 students.