May 10, 2017 | The Bitter Southerner
The Queen Bee of Downtown Durham
They belong to Bee Downtown, an urban beekeeping startup founded in 2015 by Leigh-Kathryn Bonner, right after she graduated from North Carolina State University.
Mar 22, 2017
At the WHO, Alum Aims to Remove Barriers Across the Globe
After discovering a passion for international relations, diplomacy and development at NC State, alumna Lianne Gonsalves entered the real world looking for a way to put it all together. And she has. Working as a technical officer at the World Health Organization, Gonsalves studies how to better connect young people with information and services related to their sexual and reproductive health.
Feb 1, 2017 | Entrepreneurship Initiative
Alumna’s Bee Downtown Goes to Ghana
Leigh-Kathryn Bonner is bringing her "beesness" to Ghana to empower women and promote sustainability.
Jan 5, 2017 | Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost News
Franklin Scholar Expands STEM Focus with International Studies Degree
Recent NC State graduate Andrea Irving, a Benjamin Franklin Scholar, expanded the scope of her chemical engineering degree through a second major in international studies and minors in Chinese and Spanish.
Jan 3, 2017 | NC State Sustainability
Student Carlo Zanelli Leaves Sustainability Impact At Home, Abroad
Pursuing dual master's degrees in Economics and International Studies, Carlo Zanelli hopes to work in global development or as a foreign service officer after NC State. He's well on his way.
Nov 16, 2016 | NC State Sustainability
Student Combines Philanthropy, Sustainability for Campus Impact
Nearly 3,000 miles from his home in Orinda, Calif., business and international studies double-major Sam Shain is making unique contributions to a university culture of philanthropy. As the first-ever director of student philanthropy within Student Government’s Executive Board, he’s helping educate students about the importance of giving back in order to boost the university’s long-term sustainability.
Sep 14, 2016
Study Abroad Inspires Global Pursuits
For NC State alumna Megan (McNulty) Le, study abroad was the catalyst for a global career and the lifelong pursuit of international experiences. As an Alexander Hamilton Scholar, Le studied Business Management and Latin American Studies while minoring in Spanish, earning her dual degrees from Poole College of Management and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences in 2002. A study abroad program in Costa Rica during the summer of 2001 sparked a desire in her to do something different and expand her worldview.
Sep 8, 2016
New Directions in Global Health in the Era of Sustainable Development Goals
NC State alumna Lianne Gonsalves, technical officer in the Department of Reproductive Health and Research at the World Health Organization, will speak about her path from Raleigh to the WHO (and all of her stops in between). She will also address new innovations and developments in global health goals and strategies.
May 12, 2016
Unafraid to Engage
Tuyen Truong has never shied away from asking the tough questions. The recent NC State graduate's eagerness to confront and explore new ideas led to award-winning research her senior year and now, a career in the U.S. Army.
May 3, 2016
Research, Advocacy Lead International Studies Major to the UN
Maya Krishnan (International Studies and Business Administration) graduates this spring after serving as a fellow for the North Carolina advocacy group WomenNC. She also recently participated in the United Nation's 60th session of the Commission on the Status of Women.