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May 6, 2019

Wendell Barnwell II: Student, Teacher and Dedicated Family Man

New York native and Durham resident, Wendell Barnwell II is a devoted husband, loving father and the embodiment of grit and determination associated with nontraditional students. Barnwell pursued an online Master of Statistics degree from NC State College of Sciences while continuing to work full time as a mathematics teacher at Leesville Road High School in Raleigh. As if … Continue reading Wendell Barnwell II: Student, Teacher and Dedicated Family Man

May 3, 2019

Reputation of NC State’s Online Master of Statistics Program Knows No Boundaries

NC State online student, Hyunjin “Jin” Cho, will be celebrating her graduation from the Master of Statistics program from her hometown of Edmonton, Canada. She credits NC State’s reputation has prepared her and helped her get admitted into a Statistics P.h.D. program.

Apr 29, 2019

4 Win Prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

All four students nominated by NC State have been awarded the nation’s preeminent scholarship for science, math and engineering.

Jan 3, 2019

Using Economic Theory to Address Funding Scarcity – A Q&A with Kevin Gross

Statistician Kevin Gross talks about problems with the current model for research funding, and how the ‘theory of contests’ might alleviate some of those issues.

Dec 5, 2018

Statistics Alumna Makes Pledge to Create Professorships, Scholarships

Nancy Ridenhour is giving back to NC State with a substantial planned gift to the college that will support students and faculty.

Nov 7, 2018

Sciences Graduate Students Share Their Research — in Three Minutes

Watch presentations by three Sciences students who recently competed in the Graduate School’s Three Minute Thesis contest.

Oct 2, 2018

NC State Statistician Earns NSF Research Grant to Improve STEM Diversity

NC State’s Marcia Gumpertz is working with researchers from three N.C. institutions to improve pathways to success for minority doctoral students in STEM fields.

Aug 27, 2018

Five Sciences Faculty Honored With University Professorships

The university has recognized the outstanding work of five faculty members in the college with professorships of distinction.

Aug 13, 2018  |  Alumni

Dennis D. Boos Fund Announced at JSM 2018

Professor and Associate Department Head of Statistics Dennis Boos has been a pillar of the NC State statistics community for over 40 years.

Jul 1, 2018

Celebrating Five Years of the College of Sciences

Since launching on July 1, 2013, NC State’s College of Sciences has had five years of extraordinary research, academics and outreach.