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A group of Saudi Arabian high school students at the airport at RDU in Raleigh, NC.

Oct 21, 2021

Far From Home

Like many other recent high school graduates, Faisal Algedaani enjoys video games, anime and is a fan of Spiderman. Unlike many teens his age, he recently moved more than 6,700 miles from Saudi Arabia to Raleigh as part of a foundation year program hosted by NC State’s Intensive English Program (IEP) and Global Training Initiative (GTI).… 

Meg and David Le taking a seflie in Viet Nam.

Oct 19, 2021

Global Alumni Spotlight: High School Acquaintances Become College Sweethearts

High school acquaintances become college sweethearts. Best friends embark on an epic road trip through the Americas. Competing a capella singers find their own love song. Any would be the making of a perfect Hollywood movie. Combine them and you have the true life story of two NC State alumni now writing a new script while… 

Oct 18, 2021

Wolfpack Writers: Rajika Bhandari

This article was originally published here. Rajika Bhandari graduated from NC State’s Department of Psychology with master’s and doctoral degrees. An expert in international higher education, she’s the author of six academic and nonfiction books and several publications that touch upon the themes of movement, migration and crossing borders. Her most recent book, America Calling: A Foreign Student… 

Light streams through stained glass blocks in the DH Hill

Oct 5, 2021

AC21 Special Project Fund: Call for Proposals

The AC21 Special Project Fund (AC21 SPF) is now accepting proposals for the 2022 cycle until the December 15, 2021 deadline. The AC21 SPF was created in order to promote the development of research and educational exchange between AC21 members by providing seed funding for a variety of collaborative research projects and activities. NC State faculty… 

Kenyan Flag

Sep 21, 2021

Partnership Profile: Kenyan Partnerships

The Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO), the Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI), the University of Nairobi, and NC State University have signed a unique agreement to work together in the development of a multi-institutional coordinated applied research, education, and extension system for Kenya. This agreement opens opportunities for all faculty at NC State…