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The Memorial Belltower in the spring

Sep 28, 2021

Statistician Ghoshal Named Goodnight Distinguished Professor

The College of Sciences has named Subhashis Ghoshal of the Department of Statistics as a Goodnight Distinguished Professor in Statistics, a professorship made possible by a gift from longtime NC State supporters Dr. Jim and Mrs. Ann Goodnight. Ghoshal is an accomplished statistician who joined the NC State faculty in 2001. His work focuses on high and infinite dimensional models, Bayesian inference and various applications of nonparametric Bayesian methodologies. He works on data analysis and modeling for biomedical applications. 

The Belltower lit red at night

Jul 19, 2021

Three Sciences Faculty Honored with University Professorships

Three faculty members in NC State’s College of Sciences have been honored by the university with professorships of distinction that recognize top scholarly work. Karen Daniels of the Department of Physics; David Eggleston of the Department of Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences; and Carolyn Mattingly of the Department of Biological Sciences were all recognized for their sustained records of outstanding scholarship and leadership in their fields. 

Christine McGahan

Jul 12, 2021

Think and Do: College of Sciences

Christine McGahan, dean of NC State’s College of Sciences, tells what the college has planned as the university’s Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign comes to a close this year. 

The Belltower lit red as seen from the traffic circle on Hillsborough Street

Jun 28, 2021

Chertock Named Martin Distinguished Professor

The College of Sciences has named Alina Chertock, head of the Department of Mathematics, as the LeRoy B. Martin Jr. Distinguished Professor. Chertock is a prominent mathematician who joined the NC State faculty in 2002. She has served as the head of the Department of Mathematics since 2016 and is also the associate director of the Center for Research in Scientific Computation at NC State. 

Two people in face coverings work on a computer

Jun 22, 2021

Training the Next Generation of Biomedical Researchers

NC State’s Comparative Medicine Institute recently received two notices of training grant awards from the National Institutes of Health. These awards will not only advance research and innovation, but continue to grow the institute’s leadership in training and mentorship for faculty and students. 

Crista Bain holding up the wolf ears symbol next to a wolf statue

Jun 14, 2021

Crista Bain and Zane Mondschein Named Recipients of the Isaac Frank Ormond Scholarship

The Department of Health and Exercise Studies (HES) recently announced that Crista Bain and Zane Mondschein have been named the latest recipients of the Isaac Frank Ormond III Memorial Scholarship Fund. The academic scholarship is awarded each year to students enrolled in a HES minor who demonstrate a strong academic standing and consistent commitment to the health and exercise field. 

Dhuru Patel portrait in graduation gown

May 3, 2021

A Healthy Pursuit

With scholarship support, College of Sciences senior Dhuru Patel embraced a range of academic, extracurricular and service opportunities that cemented his decision to pursue a medical career and his determination to give back. 

Dr. Harald Ade stands in his lab.

May 3, 2021

For Ade, Professorship Fuels Growth

Harald Ade, Goodnight Innovation Distinguished Professor, is grateful for the resources his professorship provides and says that these positions not only boost faculty research — they retain and attract the brightest minds. 

COS DOG 2021 results

Mar 29, 2021

COS Raises More Than $1M On Record-Breaking Day of Giving

On March 24, 742 donors — more than ever before — contributed over $1 million to the College of Sciences as part of NC State’s annual Day of Giving fundraising event. 

Michael Bereman

Mar 29, 2021

Remembering Michael Bereman

Revisit the 2017 profile of Michael Bereman, an ALS researcher who lived with the disease for years before his recent death. The Michael S. Bereman Lecture Endowment, established by colleague and mentor David Muddiman, honors Bereman’s contributions to the research field.