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Kate Meurs

Mar 22, 2022

NC State Names New Dean of College of Veterinary Medicine

Kate Meurs has been named dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine following a nationwide search. Her appointment becomes effective April 1, pending Board of Trustees approval. Meurs will be 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. Meurs takes the permanent position after serving as interim dean of the college since Jan. 18, following the departure of former dean Paul Lunn to become dean of the University of Liverpool School of Veterinary Science. 

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Jan 14, 2022

New Deanships Established Through Two Longstanding Partnerships With NC State

The College of Engineering and the College of Veterinary Medicine have each announced transformational gifts from long-term philanthropic leaders that will endow two new dean’s chairs at NC State. 

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Jun 7, 2021

NC State Announces Inaugural Goodnight Early Career Innovators

NC State’s inaugural class of Goodnight Early Career Innovators has been announced. This new program will strengthen retention by recognizing and rewarding promising NC State early-career faculty whose scholarship is in STEM or STEM education, and it was made possible by a gift from longtime NC State supporters Dr. Jim and Mrs. Ann Goodnight. The 24 faculty selected will receive $22,000 ­for each of the next three years to support their scholarship and research endeavors. 

Dr. Harald Ade standing in his lab.

May 3, 2021

For Ade, Professorship Fuels Growth

Harald Ade, Goodnight Innovation Distinguished Professor, is grateful for the resources his professorship provides and says that these positions not only boost faculty research — they retain and attract the brightest minds. 

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Dec 15, 2020

College of Sciences Honors 2020-21 LeRoy and Elva Martin Award Recipients

Michael Taveirne, teaching assistant professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, and Eric Chi, assistant professor in the Department of Statistics, have been honored with the 2020-21 LeRoy and Elva Martin Award for Teaching Excellence. The award was created in 2001 by the late LeRoy Martin Jr., a longtime mathematics professor at NC State, to honor his parents. 

Interior of Fitts-Woolard Hall.

Dec 15, 2020

Aysu and Ozturk Receive ECE Faculty Awards

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering recently announced that Aydin Aysu and Mehmet Ozturk are the 2020 recipients of its R. Ray Bennet Faculty Fellow Award and William F. Lane Outstanding Teaching Award, respectively. Aysu is an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, while Mehmet Ozturk is a professor of electrical and computer engineering. 

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May 26, 2020

2019-20 University Teaching Awards Announced

NC State has honored more than 30 faculty for their commitment to educational excellence with the 2019-20 University Teaching Awards, including the UNC Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching, the Gertrude Cox Award for Innovative Excellence in Teaching and Learning with Technology and the Alumni Association's Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Award. 

Charlie and Marty Coe outside their home

Feb 25, 2020

In Memoriam: Charlie Coe

Charles K. Coe, professor emeritus of public administration and an outstanding member of NC State's faculty for 28 years, passed away Feb. 5. He and his wife Marty felt strongly about supporting faculty research and graduate students. They created a bequest to enhance research within the School of Public and International Affairs. 

Wolf icons on the Talley Student Union elevator glass wall.

Feb 11, 2020

New Chair Unites Two Colleges on the International Stage

Three-time NC State alumnus Dr. Jim Owens has created an endowed chair in international economics, to be held jointly at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and Poole College of Management. 

The NC State Belltower at dusk and night. Photo by Marc Hall

Sep 3, 2019

NC State’s Strong Fundraising Momentum Continues

After another outstanding year of fundraising, NC State is closing in on the $1.6 billion goal of its Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign. Students, faculty, programs and facilities across the university will benefit from $220 million in gifts and new pledges received during the 2018-19 fiscal year that ended June 30.