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Tag: University Honors and Scholars

Colton Botta tosses a Rubik's cube into the air

Dec 16, 2020

Botta Named NC State’s Fourth Marshall Scholar

Computer science graduate — and puzzle enthusiast — Colton Botta received the prestigious scholarship for graduate study in Great Britain. 

Katie Wassell on an overlook of the village of San Gimignano in Italy

Dec 15, 2020

Spotlight on Our Alumni: Katie Wassell ’15

The University Honors and Scholars Program recently caught up with Scholars Program alumna Katie Wassell '15, who now works as a software engineer at IBM. 

Students pictured in a Zoom breakout room during a Community Conversations Project event

Dec 10, 2020

Continuing the Conversation

Students in the University Honors and Scholars Programs and the Honors and Scholars Village continued the Campus Conversation Project this fall in a virtual format. 

The columns of Leazar hall are framed by the fall color of trees on main campus. Photo by Marc Hall

Dec 10, 2020

Spotlight on Our Faculty: Catherine Mainland

The University Honors and Scholars Program profiles Catherine Mainland, a professor of literature in NC State’s Department of English and an instructor in both the University Honors College and the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MALS) program. 

Chris Tomso in the desert outside of Dubai on a recent trip for Emirates Mars Mission

Nov 9, 2020

Spotlight on our Alumni: Chris Tomso ’14

Chris Tomso '14 is an alumnus of the University Scholars Program and currently works as a system engineer at the University of Colorado Boulder’s Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, where he supports flight operations for the United Arab Emirates Hope Mars Mission. 

Paul Fyfe

Oct 6, 2020

Professor Paul Fyfe Brings a Humanistic Approach to Data

Professor Paul Fyfe discusses his course, Data and the Human, for students in the University Honors and Scholars Programs. 

Kanton Reynolds

Sep 8, 2020

Honors Faculty Profile: Kanton Reynolds

By Maren Carter Kanton Reynolds, a faculty member at NC State since 2017, teaches the honors seminar course, HON 293: Technologists of Color/STEM Applications & Innovations in Emerging Societies, where he encourages students in the University Honors and Scholars Program to gain a greater understanding and appreciation for the “scientists of color [who] have made significant… 

Holly in Venice

Jul 20, 2020

Spotlight on Faculty: Holly Hurlburt and a Global History of Sugar

In this edition of Spotlight on our Faculty, the University Honors and Scholars Programs (UHSP) are speaking with Holly Hurlburt, the executive director for Academic Enrichment Programs in the Division of Academic and Student Affairs. Hurlburt joins us this summer in a teaching capacity in her honors seminar entitled Sweet!: A Global History of Sugar.… 

Caleb Drum

Jun 24, 2020

Caleb Drum Receives Alex Miller Outstanding University Scholar Award

Caleb Drum, a 2020 graduate in chemical engineering, is the recipient of the Alex Miller Outstanding University Scholar Award from the University Scholars Program. 

A lone student uses a computer in a computer lab

Apr 20, 2020

Faculty and Staff Develop New Website to Help Ease the Shift to Online Education

The Division of Academic and Student Affairs partnered with several other departments across the university to develop the Keep Learning website, which provides resources and support for students acclimating to remote learning during the COVID-19 crisis.