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Gavin Williams

Sep 6, 2022

Chemist Williams Named Head of Department of Chemistry

Chemist, professor and University Faculty Scholar Gavin Williams was recently named head of the College of Sciences’ Department of Chemistry. Williams, who is also a LORD Corporation Distinguished Scholar, joined NC State’s faculty in 2009 and went on to serve as associate head of the department and, since February 2021, interim department head. Among his many schievements thus far is his development of NC State’s first chemical biology course and his research into combining the power of biology and organic chemistry to provide access to new and complex organic molecules, as well as an innovative platform for drug discovery. 

Global Village

Sep 6, 2022

Senior Vice Provost for Global Engagement Steps Down to Return to Faculty After 16 Years of Leadership

Senior Vice Provost for Global Engagement Bailian Li stepped down from his position and returned to the faculty in the College of Natural Resources effective August 15. NC State achieved many successes under Dr. Li’s leadership, including an incredible growth in the university’s study-abroad programming — programming that was greatly furthered through the generous support of NC State donors. 

Louis Martin-Vega

Aug 29, 2022

A Message From Dean Louis Martin-Vega

After 16 extraordinary years as the dean of the College of Engineering, Dr. Louis Martin-Vega has decided to step down in order to return to the faculty. The College of Engineering has seen unprecedented growth under Martin-Vega’s direction, including record-breaking fundraising in NC State’s Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign and the opening of Fitts-Woolard Hall on Centennial Campus. 

Dr. Kate Meurs

Aug 29, 2022

Getting to Know Dean Meurs

In April, Dr. Kate Meurs became the dean of the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine following a nationwide search. Meurs is the first female dean of the college and the inaugural recipient of the Randall B. Terry Jr. College of Veterinary Medicine Endowed Dean’s Chair. In this new video, Dean Meurs talks about her background, what it means to lead the college and her priorities as NC State continues to shape the future of veterinary medicine. 

Aerial view of plans for remodeling of Doak Field

Aug 29, 2022

Russ and Cara McLauchlan Make $1M Donation to Baseball Enhancement Fund

The future continues to be bright for fans of #Pack9, as Russ and Cara McLauchlan have committed $1 million to the Baseball Enhancement Fund. This is the fifth major commitment announced for the project that will impact NC State baseball’s competitive future while also significantly enhancing the spectator experience. 

Lawrence Rouse and Monica Clark at a table in front of a Pitt Community College sign

Aug 29, 2022

Trailblazer Profiles From Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research Share Stories of North Carolina Community College Leaders of Color

Twelve Black, Latin*, Asian and Indigenous leaders in the North Carolina Community College System recently shared their personal and career stories for the Trailblazer Profiles project, part of the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research’s North Carolina Community College System History Project, to elevate and center the work of community college leaders of color in North Carolina. The idea for the project began in 2020 when Audrey Jaeger was awarded the W. Dallas Herring Professorship and, in collaboration with graduate students, began learning about Herring’s life through hundreds of boxes of information in the NC State archives. 

Jason Mott infographic

Aug 29, 2022

Novelist Jason Mott Headlines the Friends of the Libraries Fall Reception

On Sept. 15, the Friends of the Libraries will host New York Times-bestselling author and North Carolina native Jason Mott as he discusses his novel Hell of a Book, winner of the National Book Award for Fiction. Register now to enjoy an evening with the acclaimed author, a presentation of the Libraries Faculty Awards, recognition of new FOL Life Members, and a show-and-tell of archival treasures from the Special Collections Research Center. 

a wolf plaza statue.

Aug 29, 2022

Goodnight Scholarships 2021-22 Annual Report

Celebrating the people, places, and things that contributed to the year that was, the Goodnight Scholarships program recently shared its 2021-22 annual report. 

Alora Wilson

Aug 29, 2022

College of Education Students Prepare for Future Careers Through Summer Internship Opportunities

Alora Wilson ’23 was one of several undergraduate and graduate students in the College of Education who had opportunities to engage in internships in North Carolina and across the country this summer. Wilson was selected for the College of Education Summer Internship Program, which is supported by gifts to the College of Education Excellence Fund in memory of Chantal Warfield, a 2019 graduate. 

The Memorial Belltower

Aug 22, 2022

Meet Our Incoming Students: 4 of Our Newest Goodnight Scholars

Four first-year students who joined the College of Education this fall are part of the Goodnight Scholars program’s class of 2026. Learn more about how these students chose NC State and a career in education.