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Sep 20, 2021

Global Alumni Spotlight: Study Abroad Experience Inspires a Move Across the World

Dr. Brian Waters was born to and raised by an American dad and Japanese mom, sparking his interest in Japanese culture at an early age. His mother never really spoke Japanese to him or his sister growing up, so when he began his studies at NC State and had some electives to take, Brian thought, “it… 

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Sep 9, 2021

The World Comes Home to NC State

After a tumultuous 2020-2021 school year, NC State Global is looking forward to sending students to study abroad, welcoming international students to campus, meeting face-to-face (with masks) for global events, and learning together again. “Global engagement has been seriously impaired in the last 18 months by COVID-19 due to travel restriction and visa limitation. NC State Global… 

Sep 2, 2021

Study Abroad sees 100 students abroad this fall, increased interest for spring 2022

While much of campus is slowly returning to pre-pandemic normalcy, the Study Abroad Office increased the number of available study abroad locations, sent 100 students abroad this fall and reported increased student interest in spring 2022 opportunities. Kim Priebe, director of the Study Abroad Office, said the deadline for both spring 2022 program applications and… 

Aug 23, 2021

Global Alumni Spotlight: Alum to Charge Things Up at Apple

This month, NC State faculty member and alum Dr. Bharat Balagopal  is headed west to become a Battery Algorithms Engineer at Apple in Cupertino, CA. He will be developing and implementing battery monitoring and management algorithms for all Apple devices. Having worked on this technology during his Ph.D. and developing the Smart Battery Gauge at NC State,… 

Aug 10, 2021

Chief of Partnerships and Global Engagement in the Department of Global Communications (DGC) at the United Nations to Speak at NC State

Robert Skinner, Chief of Partnerships and Global Engagement in the Department of Global Communications (DGC) at the United Nations, will visit NC State on September 1, 2021. Mr. Skinner’s talk, “The Sustainable Development Goals: Connecting the Global to the Local”, will help launch NC State’s SDG Campus Programming Initiative and provide insights from his experience working with…