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Lewis Owen stands along Stinson Drive on the NC State campus

Sep 8, 2023

Diving Into the Deanship

New dean Lewis Owen, a scuba-diving geologist, wants to build a stronger College of Sciences community and help students pursue their dreams anywhere in the world.

students talking outside of SAS Hall

May 31, 2023

Lewis Owen Named Dean of the College of Sciences

Lewis Owen has been named dean of the College of Sciences at North Carolina State University following a nationwide search. His appointment becomes effective August 1, pending Board of Trustees approval.

Garrett Briggs poses with a colleague

Jan 12, 2023

Former PAMS Dean Passes Away at 88

Garrett Briggs, the second dean of the former College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, which became the College of Sciences in 2013, passed away on Dec. 31, 2022.

Dean Chris McGahan

Aug 15, 2022

College of Sciences Dean Chris McGahan to Retire

College of Sciences Dean Chris McGahan will retire effective Jan. 1, 2023, after 40 years of service to NC State.

Memorial Belltower

Apr 21, 2021

Compassion, Solidarity and Grace Following the Chauvin Verdict

Dean Chris McGahan addressed the Sciences community following the verdict.

Chris McGahan in Talley Student Union

Aug 20, 2019

McGahan’s Deanship Extended

NC State Provost Warwick Arden has extended the deanship of College of Sciences Dean Chris McGahan.

Dean Chris McGahan in her office in Broughton Hall

Dec 8, 2017

Meet Chris McGahan, Our New Dean

Program by program, Chris McGahan wants to create an extraordinary College of Sciences.

Mar 29, 2017

My Conversation With Dean Ditto

Physics and mathematics senior Jacob Lineberry talks with College of Sciences Dean Bill Ditto about his first year at NC State and his efforts to transform the student experience.

Dean Bill Ditto

Apr 13, 2016

Dean of Startups

Bill Ditto has spent two decades taking fledgling organizations to great heights, making him a natural fit to lead the new College of Sciences.

Jun 4, 2015

Dr. William Ditto Named Dean of College of Sciences

The new dean is an internationally recognized physicist with a rich background in research, innovation and academic administration.