Student success profile

Oct 21, 2016

NC Native Finds Passion For His Roots — and For Research

Hear from senior history major Andrew Collins on what inspired him to pursue undergraduate research and what he's learned during the process.

Mar 16, 2016

Swimming in New Waters

Natalie Labonge, a junior majoring in Communication and Spanish, studied abroad in Spain during Summer 2015. A member of NC State's Women's Swimming Team, she was determined to mesh her academic interests with her busy athletic schedule.

Nov 9, 2015

Internship Involves Lying in a Hammock … and Much More

Briana Ullman spent a good part of her summer in and around hammocks, working hard and enjoying it thoroughly. The communication major found the internship of her dreams with ENO, makers of packable hammocks and other outdoors accessories. She blogged for them, managed their social media, made contacts with media ... and reaffirmed that she's on the right path to her career. Read the Q & A.

Nov 3, 2015

Undergrad’s Research Focus: Mental Illness and Crime

Psychology major Elizabeth Burris is concerned about the nation's mental health care crisis. She's taking a Think and Do approach as she conducts research in NC State’s Forensic Psychology in the Public Interest Lab.

Feb 11, 2015

Student Researches Electronic Music Subcultures, Immigrant Treatment

The subculture of electronic dance music. How immigrants are represented in national media. Undergraduate Shelby Coury (sociology and anthropology) says the research she’s conducted in these disparate areas has been challenging, eye-opening, and hugely beneficial. She has gained experience, knowledge and confidence in her abilities as a researcher.