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Month: December 2019

Jasmine Wang in graduation cap and gown

Dec 19, 2019

Getting Ready for the Real World

Internships and other opportunities at NC State are helping Park Scholar and computer science major Jasmine Wang shape a path toward project management. 

Emily Neville in front of a brick wall

Dec 17, 2019

From Student to CEO

Park Scholar Emily Neville graduates from NC State this week with a bachelor’s degree – and a growing textiles business that she started as a sophomore. 

two workers stand on scaffolding near the clockface and eagle engravings of the belltower

Dec 17, 2019

Gels and Liquids and Poultices, Oh My: How the Belltower Got a Little Brighter

If the Memorial Belltower looks different after the removal of scaffolding, your eyes aren't deceiving you. Workers have undertaken a multistep process to pull out dirt and impurities, leaving a visibly brighter, more radiant surface, but this phase is more than cosmetic. 

Layne Baker leaning against a tree

Dec 17, 2019

A Vision for Doing Good

Layne Baker, a first-generation college student from rural North Carolina graduating in December, used his time at NC State and in the Caldwell Fellows program to show others in a similar situation that college is attainable for them as well. 

Katie Gruninger and Nicholas Schwankl

Dec 17, 2019

Third Annual Library Leaders Scholarships Awarded

Sophomore Katie Gruninger and junior Nicholas Schwankl have been named the third annual Library Leaders Scholars. Recognizing exemplary contributions to the NC State Libraries by current students, the $2,500 awards come from the Library Leaders Scholarship Endowment, which was established to provide support for students working at the libraries. 

Walaa Sarsour

Dec 17, 2019

Meet College of Education Undergraduate Student Speaker Walaa Sarsour

College of Education student Walaa Sarsour '19 will deliver the charge to undergraduate students at the college's December graduation ceremony. The recipient of the Colonel Rodman and Marvin B. Smith scholarships, Sarsour is grateful for the support of her professors as she prepares for a career as an effective educator. 

NC State gateway

Dec 17, 2019

Ade and Barrangou Named Among Top Cited Researchers

Harald Ade, Goodnight Innovation Distinguished Professor in the College of Sciences' Department of Physics, and Rodolphe Barrangou, Todd R. Klaenhammer Distinguished Scholar in Probiotics Research in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, have been named to a list of the world’s most highly cited researchers. 

Cassia Lewis with her parents at graduation

Dec 17, 2019

A STEP Above: Young Alumna Cassia Lewis ’13

Through participating in the Summer Textile Exploration Program (STEP), a residential program for rising high school seniors, second-generation Wilson College of Textiles alumna Cassia Lewis '13 became eligible for — and received — a full-ride, Duke Kimbrell (Parkdale)-sponsored Erlanger Merit scholarship. She now lives on the West Coast, serving as director of business development for fabric manufacturer Swisstex Direct.   

Jones the cat with owner Lisa Davis

Dec 17, 2019

Cat Fights Nasal Cancer, Receives Help From a Few Friends

Assistance from the Petco Foundation and Blue Buffalo Cancer Treatment Fund and the compassionate care of NC State Veterinary Hospital's team of experts are helping Lisa Davis' cat Jones fight nasal lymphoma. 

Kenan Distinguished Professor Nancy Allbritton and Lampe Distinguished Professor Frances Ligler

Dec 17, 2019

Allbritton and Ligler in Top 100 List of Analytical Scientists

The Analytical Scientist, a leading industry publication, announced its annual Power List. Two Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering faculty have been included: Frances Ligler, BME Lampe Distinguished Professor, and Nancy Allbritton, Kenan Distinguished Professor, who is soon stepping down as chair of the department to join the University of Washington, Seattle, as dean of its College of Engineering.