Introducing the Global Engagement Institute
The Office of Global Engagement is initiating a new annual program, the Global Engagement Institute, to provide professional development, support, guidance and consultation for faculty and staff interested in developing research, scholarship or academic programs with an international focus. In coordination […]
Partner Profile: BecA-ILRI Hub
NC State’s in-depth partnerships with leading international institutions, consortia, and research hubs around the world create globally-engaged and experienced scientists. The university signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Biosciences eastern and central Africa – International Livestock Research Institute (BecA-ILRI) […]
Staff Spotlight: Maura McCarthy
Maura McCarthy is an international programs coordinator in Study Abroad, a unit of the Office of Global Engagement, a role in which she serves both faculty and students. McCarthy received the Office of Global Engagement’s Outstanding Service Award in 2017 for […]
Learning to Address Global Issues through International Collaboration and Inquiry
NC State Education faculty and staff traveled with 15 Wake STEM Early College High School students to China for the first PBI-Global Student Summit this past spring. The summit provided a venue for students from North Carolina to collaborate with 20 students at the Suzhou North America High School to create solutions for world problems.
Birgand’s Stream Restoration Research Gets Boost from NC State Seed Grant
For his work on wetland and stream restoration, François Birgand, NC State associate professor of biological and agricultural engineering, won an Internationalization Seed Grant from the NC State Office of Global Engagement and the Committee on International Programs.
Bosnia and Herzegovina: From a Short-Term Training Program to Long-Term Collaborations
Over the past few months, an exciting and unexpected collaboration has blossomed between CALS faculty members and the dairy industry of Bosnia and Herzegovina.