Category: Students

Two astronaut candidates are raised from a buoyancy tank after training

Oct 15, 2020  |  Students

Doctoral Student Helps Redesign NASA’s Astronaut Selection Process

When NASA recently revised how it chooses astronauts, NC State doctoral student Gary Travinin helped develop the process.

Student standing on Court of North Carolina

Oct 15, 2020

From a Student: My Life During COVID

Kristina Beek, a senior studying political science, gives a glimpse of student life during the pandemic.

student standing in front of Stonehenge

Nov 13, 2019  |  Students

Quiz: Where in the World?

Each year, hundreds of NC State students become citizens of the world. Take our quiz to see if you can spot where a few scholars recently studied abroad.

Lisa Withers and Sylvia West stand on Hargett Street in downtown Raleigh, pointing at a building.

May 1, 2019  |  Students

Student Documents Green Book Sites Across North Carolina

Through her work with the North Carolina Green Book Project, doctoral student Lisa Withers collects experiences of African American travelers during the Jim Crow era.

Nov 14, 2018  |  Students

Political Science Major Makes an Impact at the UN

With support from college donors, student Amith Mandavilli served as one of 15 interns at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations. The prestigious position provided an up close and personal exploration of foreign policy and international relations at the highest level.

Fanice Thomas smiles while standing on NC State's Court of North Carolina

Nov 14, 2018  |  Students

Next Generation Researcher Readies to Take On Health Disparities

Doctoral student Fanice Thomas is honing her leadership skills through a prestigious health policy fellowship. She'll apply what she learns to improve health and well-being in immigrant communities.

Nov 14, 2018  |  Students

Student Directs Emergency Communications During Hurricane Florence

For student Brandy Osborne, the damaging effects of Hurricane Florence have posed challenges at work and at home.

Justin Lockett moves his chess piece

Apr 27, 2018  |  Students

Chess Champion Brings His Game to Campus

For Justin Lockett, chess is a lifestyle. See how the NC State junior incorporates lessons from the game into his life on and off campus.

Student places sticky note on the wall

Apr 27, 2018  |  Students

Students Shape Real Solutions to Social Problems

Partnering with nonprofits and other organizations, NC State's Social Innovation Fellows seek real solutions to global challenges.

Apr 27, 2018  |  Students

Side by Side with the Dean

The Side by Side with the Dean contest gives one student and our dean an opportunity to experience each other's life on campus. Get a glimpse of their day together in this photo gallery.