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Catalyst students at NASA's Mission Control Center

May 11, 2023

Catalyst Program Goes to NASA

A group of high students with disabilities visited NASA’s facilities to learn more about STEM opportunities. 

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. 

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. 

Andrea Duhon

May 5, 2022

Alumna Andrea Duhon Is Making Marginalized Students Feel Seen and Heard by Giving Back

Andrea Duhon '05 is working to make sure underrepresented students feel seen in the classroom. 

Memorial Belltower

Apr 25, 2022

2 College Faculty Members Named 2021-22 Goodnight Early Career Innovators

Two College of Sciences faculty members were among the 25 selected to the 2021-22 class of Goodnight Early Career Innovators. 

NC State Belltower

Mar 7, 2022

College Co-Hosts Third Diversity in STEM Symposium

The symposium featured nine sessions exploring this year's theme, "Your Role in Inclusion." 

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. 

group of people standing in front of a building

Jul 30, 2021

N.C. First Lady, Commerce Secretary Visit Science House

North Carolina First Lady Kristin Cooper and Secretary of Commerce Machelle Baker Sanders visited The Science House at NC State to meet with students in the Catalyst program. 

Student commits to "Respect The Pack" by adding his hand print to the Free Expression Tunnel.

Aug 12, 2020

NC State Joins SEA Change Initiative as Charter Member

NC State is committing to building a culture of inclusion across campus and a scientific enterprise where everyone can thrive. 

children silhouetted in front of a museum exhibit about the moon

Jul 23, 2020

Teen Museum Educators Increase Engagement, Learning for Tween Visitors

New research finds teens can help tweens get the most out of science museums.