Thursday, January 19, 2017

Jan 2017 issue of Research Development & Grant Writing News

The January issue of Research Development and Grant Writing News has been posted to: 

The Research Development Office maintains an institutional-level subscription allowing us to distribute freely within NC State University. 

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

4th Annual Sustainability Fund Request for Proposals to Advance Sustainability on Campus

What would you do with up to $140,000 to make NC State more sustainable?
Now is the time to turn your idea into reality on campus. Projects can focus on sustainability-related projects, education, improvements to campus, and more. Applications are due by 11:59 pm on February 19th, 2017 Learn more at  

Friday, January 13, 2017

Science Outside the Lab: Opportunity for Graduate Students

The National Science Foundation has made available supplemental funds to improve graduate student preparedness for entering the workforce. NSF supports FY 2016 and FY 2017 funds to support science and engineering doctoral students gain additional educational opportunities and student training in order to help acquire experience, skills and knowledge in potential science, technology, engineering and mathematic careers. More information can be found here: 

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Data visualization workshops at NCSU Libraries

Data visualization workshops return to the NCSU Libraries
Hands-on classes throughout the spring cover everything from basic charts, graphs and infographics to visualizing statistical analysis and geospatial data
Data Viz classes
(Raleigh, NC) - The NCSU Libraries expands its Data Visualization Workshop Series this spring, offering free, hands-on workshops on tools and skills to meet the data visualization needs of students and faculty across the sciences and humanities.

Sarah Desmarais featured in story about her research

Prof. Sarah Desmarais (psychology) is featured in this story on the college's web page, about her outstanding work with the Wake County jails to improve mental health. In coming months, I will share more news about our colleagues' research achievements, and would encourage you to share any news with me. We're doing excellent work here, and it's good to spread the word!

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Dr. Sylvester Jim Gates, Jr. on "Equity vs. Excellence: A False Dichotomy," February 9

Dr. Sylvester Jim Gates, Jr. is coming to NC State to give the 2017 College of Humanities and Social Sciences' Diversity Lecture on “Equity vs Excellence: A False Dichotomy in Science and Society” on Thursday, February 9, 2017 in Talley Student Union, Room 3285 from 6-7:30pm