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An NC State faculty members helps Catalyst students with a lab activity

Jan 6, 2023

Creating STEM Opportunities: Catalyst Program in Photos

Through programs like Catalyst, the college is working toward a more diverse, inclusive STEM workforce. 

A group photo at Sheba Gage's final presentation

Jan 5, 2023

ACS Project SEED at NC State

Through ACS Project SEED, some high school students had the opportunity to spend last summer working alongside NC State chemists. 

N.C. Science Olympiad medal

Dec 1, 2022

Meet Lisa Giacomelli, New Executive Director of the N.C. Science Olympiad

This fall, Lisa Giacomelli became the new executive director of the North Carolina Science Olympiad, one of the largest Science Olympiad programs in the nation. 

NC State Belltower

Jun 15, 2022

Time Magazine Recognizes Catalyst’s Joann Blumenfeld as a 2022 Innovative Teacher

Joann Blumenfeld, program director for Catalyst and Connecting Students with Autism to Geographic Information Systems, has been recognized as one of Time magazine’s 2022 Innovative Teachers. 

Chemistry Undergrads during their shadowing for research labs. From left to right From left to right: Elizabeth Gross (an undergrad from Dr.Jun Ohata's lab), Eva Williams and Chloe Russell

Jun 13, 2022

Shadowing Chemistry Research Groups

The Department of Chemistry hosted lab shadowing opportunities for undergraduate students to learn more about research. 

A Catalyst student poses with a professor.

Jan 19, 2022

Creating an Inclusive STEM Workforce: Q&A About Catalyst’s Internship Program

Joann Blumenfeld shares how Catalyst creates opportunities in STEM for students with disabilities through hands-on learning and support. 

NC State gateway at sunset

Dec 6, 2021

The Science House, NC State Climate Office Develop K-12 Educational Resources

The Science House and the North Carolina State Climate Office (SCO) revamped the SCO’s online educational resources. 

Dali Sun

Dec 1, 2021

Physicist Sun Receives NSF CAREER Award

Dali Sun, an assistant professor in the physics department, received an Early Career Development Award from the National Science Foundation. 

SCO research technician Myleigh Neill works to recalibrate a rain gauge at a weather tower/weather station off Lake Wheeler Road.

Nov 29, 2021

Climate in Context

The State Climate Office of North Carolina, a unit of the College of Sciences, helps the state’s residents understand how weather and climate affect them. 

NC State gateway at sunset

Sep 22, 2021

Grant Will Fund Climate Resilience Strategies for Frontline Communities in the Carolinas

NC State will lead a multi-institutional effort to develop climate resilience solutions in frontline communities in the Carolinas.