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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 add about 4,000 students – 2,000 undergraduates and 2,000 graduate students – in engineering disciplines and computer science over the next five years. The growth… 

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 too far away for us to grasp just how large they really are. Understanding the relative size of things too big or small for people… 

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. 

NC State Memorial Belltower

Jun 3, 2020

Partnership with local school district, industry to bring STEM experiences and opportunities to rural students

Dr. Tameshia Ballard Baldwin wants to provide rural students in Edgecombe County Public Schools (ECPS) with the same access to high-quality STEM educational opportunities as their peers throughout North Carolina. 

NC State graduate student Mallory Kinczyk in her office on campus.

Aug 16, 2019

Space Grant Program paves the way to the stars

North Carolina Space Grant supports STEM education statewide through student scholarships, startup funding and educational activities. 

Two elementary school students working on a STEM project

May 2, 2018

Father and daughter help bring STEM support to North Carolina school

A gift from a father-daughter team of NC State graduates is providing opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to a North Carolina elementary school.