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Author: Kasey Harris

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Jan 17, 2020

Showcasing Critical and Creative Thinking in Computer Science

Dr. Jamie Jennings, Assistant Teaching Professor in the Computer Science department, is always looking for new and creative ways to help students engage with her course material.  She teaches several upper-level computer science courses, including CSC 333 Automata, Grammars, and Computability and CSC 492 Senior Design Project.    This past summer, Jennings participated in the… 

Nithin Gupta works in a lab

Sep 5, 2019

Recapping a Summer Research Experience with Nithin Gupta

Throughout the summer Gupta introduced us to his research project, which focused on using stem cells from a pig to develop organoids, or a miniaturized and simplified version of an organ. 

Aug 20, 2019

GPS Mobile: Student Success in the Palm of your Hand

This summer, incoming first-year students got their first look at what college life will be like. Students flocked to campus for orientation sessions in which many met their advisors, planned classes, learned about campus resources, and began getting to know NC State just as every class of new students before them. However, this year students were… 

Gupta looks through microscope with mentor

Aug 8, 2019

The Impact of Mentorship during a Summer Research Experience with Nithin Gupta

Earlier this summer, Nithin Gupta, a senior majoring in genetics, began working on his summer research project. It focuses on developing organoids that could revolutionize how we approach dealing with potential side-effects in medical treatments. Gupta began preparing for his summer research experience last spring while working with the Comparative Medicine Institute (CMI) in the College of Veterinary… 

A group of students in the Global Leadership minor program stand together on top of a hill overlooking Prague

Jul 16, 2019

New Global Leadership and Team Decision Making Minor

The Global Leadership minor is designed to provide students with a unique and impactful experience while preparing them to lead in diverse settings. 

Holly Hurlburt stands next to an art installation featuring a cartoon dog

Jul 1, 2019

University College Welcomes Holly Hurlburt

University College and the Division of Academic and Student Affairs are excited to announce the addition of Holly Hurlburt as the college’s new Assistant Dean and Executive Director for Academic Enrichment Programs. 

Burgess stands inside the doorway of the NC State Memorial Belltower

Jun 28, 2019

Alumni Spotlight: Breanne Burgess

Alumna Breanne Burgess reflects on her time at NC State, the programs that benefited her the most, and the memories she carries with her to this day. 

Nithin Gupta in research lab

Jun 6, 2019

Summer Research Experience with Nithin Gupta

This summer NC State students will embark on a number of exciting opportunities and experiences. One such student is Nithin Gupta, a rising senior from Cary, NC. Gupta is majoring in Genetics with a minor in Biotechnology. He is interested in studying translational medicine and hopes to be able to pursue graduate research or a medical… 

Biomedical engineering PH.D. graduate student Vindhya Kunduru in a biomedical engineering lab at EBIII. When Vindhya Kunduru moved to Raleigh, she had no idea she was going to become an expert on Salmonella, bacterial infections and chickens. Now she's hoping to build a career on them. Photo by Marc Hall

Jun 4, 2019

Panhellenic Partnership to Promote Women’s Undergraduate Research

This coming year the Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR is partnering with the Panhellenic Association in Fraternity and Sorority Life for an exciting new opportunity. 

May 13, 2019

Learning to Lead at New Heights

Scott Schneider, a senior lecturer of Outdoor Leadership in the Health and Exercise Studies department sat down to reflect on this year’s HESO 283 Mountaineering class’ spring break trip to the White Mountains in New Hampshire.