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Tag: Program Support

Oct 4, 2017

Student Spotlight: Claire Walczyk

Claire Walczyk, an environmental sciences and business administration double major, spent her spring semester abroad in Madrid, Spain. Her extraordinary international experience was supported by the College of Natural Resources' Student Assistance and Enrichment Fund. 

Oct 4, 2017

Student Spotlight: Sarah Bailey

Forest management major Sarah Bailey's recent internship -- supported by the College of Natural Resources Student Assistance and Enrichment Fund -- involved identifying tree species throughout the park and creating new labels and maps that enabled visitors to learn about both trees and biodiversity. The University Scholar gained hands-on skills in other areas including park promotion and visitor interaction, too. 

Oct 4, 2017

Lee County’s Women in Ag: The Next Generation

Katelyn Thomas, an alumna of NC State and the STEAM program in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, helps farmers increase productivity and protect their investments as a sales associate for Bayer Crop Science. In many ways, it’s still a groundbreaking job for women. 

Sep 29, 2017

Making an Impact on Biological and Agricultural Engineering

New department chair Garey Fox wants to improve programs to better engage and assist students. With private support, he's building an undergraduate scholars program to offer opportunities to work with a distinguished company for a semester, receive a partial stipend and partner with a faculty mentor for research. 

Gateway to campus

Sep 29, 2017

NC State Digital Humanities Projects Headed to Smithsonian

Two NC State digital humanities projects will be on display next month at the Smithsonian as part of a new festival highlighting innovative research, including work from the Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies. 

Sep 25, 2017

CNR Student Spotlight: Kamila Edwards

Kamila Edwards, a Jordan Scholar in the College of Natural Resources, spent her spring semester studying abroad in Valencia, Spain, thanks to the college's Student Assistance and Enrichment Fund. That's just part of her extraordinary NC State experience. 

Sep 18, 2017

Buggin’ Out: NC State’s Insect Museum Grows

When is a gift of more than 60,000 insects a good thing? When it becomes part of NC State’s Insect Museum, a collection of more than 1.5 million specimens that serves as a research and teaching resource for both scientists and students. 

Chip Andrews talking to students

Sep 18, 2017

Student Entrepreneurs “Gain a Lot” from Andrews Launch Accelerator Experience

For three months this summer, four teams of NC State students and recent graduates participated as the second cohort in the Andrews Launch Accelerator, created to help select students at the university advance toward entrepreneurial success. 

Sep 18, 2017

“Making Space” Launches Third Season at Libraries

Supported by a grant from the Pentair Foundation, the series aims to confront bias and systemic barriers to inclusion in the STEM fields by presenting the experiences and perspectives of underrepresented groups in science and technology, including people of all identities and abilities. The program also seeks to inspire all members of the NC State community to take on new skills, learn emerging tools and be creative with technology. 

Sep 2, 2017

No Lion Around for Wildlife Students

Charles McClay, a fisheries, wildlife and conservation biology major, studied this summer in Namibia, Africa -- an extraordinary experience supported by the College of Natural Resources' Student Assistance and Enrichment Fund.