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Graham Buhrman

Mar 12, 2021

Spotlight on our Students: Graham Buhrman

The University Honors and Scholars Programs recently spoke with Graham Buhrman '22, who is researching online contexts to study racism and its relationship with health outcomes and behaviors. 

Jack Featherstone in his home lab

Mar 5, 2021

Spotlight on our Students: Jack Featherstone

The University Honors and Scholars Programs interviewed Jack Featherstone, a third-year Honors Program student, about his research in granular physics principles in exotic environments — most of which he has conducted at home in his basement. 

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

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 Programs profile 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. 

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…