Honors and Awards

May 12, 2021

NC State Announces Inaugural Goodnight Early Career Innovators

Three cluster faculty are among 24 promising NC State early-career faculty whose scholarship is in STEM or STEM education has been recognized through a new awards program.

May 16, 2020  |  Environmental Health Science

Center for Human Health and the Environment Receives $7.6M Funding Renewal

The NIEHS will continue to fund the center’s work to understand how human health is impacted by environmental factors for another five years.

Nov 28, 2018  |  Genetic Engineering and Society

Kudos to Kuzma: Distinguished Professor Named AAAS Fellow

Jennifer Kuzma, Goodnight-North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation Distinguished Professor in Social Sciences, has been elected as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Jun 27, 2018  |  Bioinformatics

Statistician Wright Named Goodnight Innovation Distinguished Professor

The professorship was made possible by a gift from longtime NC State supporters Jim and Ann Goodnight.

May 22, 2018  |  Leadership in Public Science

4 Receive Faculty Research and Professional Development Grants

Faculty member KC Busch, of the Leadership in Public Science Cluster, was one of four faculty to receive a Faculty Research and Professional Development grant worth $7,500 to support her research.

Apr 17, 2018  |  Geospatial Analytics

A Landscape Ecology Legacy

During his two-year term as president of US-IALE, center director Ross Meentemeyer enhanced the association's communication initiatives and pushed to expand the membership to all of North America.

Jan 23, 2018  |  Global Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

Global WaSH Researcher Receives Gates Foundation Grant

Pit latrines remain a health hazard in many parts of the world, but an NC State research aims to make cleaning them safer. Global WaSH xluster lead Dr. Francis de los Reyes received $1.2 million from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to improve and test the market for a novel pit latrine emptying device, the Flexcrevator.

Jan 12, 2018  |  Emerging Plant Diseases and Global Food Security

Faculty Focus: Jean Ristaino Wins Fulbright Award

Jean Ristaino’s passion for ensuring food security for a fast-growing world population has taken her around the world to help other scientists and students gain skills in identifying and tracking new and re-emerging plant diseases. Her next stop: Italy.

Dec 5, 2017

New Fund Supports Research Outside the Lab

A collaboration between the Provost’s Office and the Office of Research, Innovation and Economic Development enables NC State to close a gap in research funding and support innovative work in multiple disciplines.

Sep 20, 2017

Where a Great Idea Can Take You

Ph.D. student Ashwin Shashidharan interned with the world’s top GIS software company this summer and continues to gain recognition for his award-winning research in computer science.