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A replica of the "Dueling Dinosaurs" fossils

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At the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, you'll cross paths with everything from mighty dinosaurs to crawling insects โ€” and the NC State scientists who study them.

What makes the College of Sciences unique is the faculty and staff. Their doors are always open.

Jordan Fritz

Jordan Fritz

Meteorology
Class of 2024

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When the late Suzanne Purrington joined the chemistry faculty in 1976, she was the second woman to do so. She then served at the university for the next 25 years, earning distinctions such as the NC State Outstanding Teacher Award and the Libraries Faculty Award.

Learn more about the scholarship established in her name through the link in our bio.