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Apr 30, 2024

College, Financial Wellness and the 2024 Emerging Issues Forum

IEI Communications Intern Adam Sichel talked to four other college students across the state about their financial wellness and perspectives on the topic of the 2024 Emerging Issues Forum. This is part of the Emerging Voices blog series. 

Aug 23, 2023

Director’s Log | August 2023

Once again, summer has gone by in a flash and it’s time to welcome students back to campus. This year, IEI was invited to greet incoming graduate students at NC State’s… 

Apr 27, 2023

Director’s Log | April 2023

Onward and Upward As I was brainstorming ideas for this month’s Director’s Log, it dawned on me that I wrote my first message as interim director exactly one year ago… 

PILOT 21 participants standing in front of IEI connections wall

Nov 22, 2021

Student leaders collaborate on policy recommendation to increase food access on college campuses

Students and faculty from eight NC universities gathered at NC State University’s Hunt Library on Nov. 5 to work collectively on one of the most pressing issues of our time—food insecurity. 

May 27, 2021

Meet Zoe Walker

IEI is pleased to announce that NC State undergraduate Zoe Walker will serve in an exciting new role as digital inclusion intern, supporting both IEI and the Broadband Infrastructure Office this… 

Mar 25, 2021

Student-driven project hopes to build the next generation of public policy leaders

Students from nine NC universities will drive a year-long project to understand key issues facing the state and come up with policy solutions to address them. 

Mar 31, 2020

First in Future: The Online Learning Dilemma

Summary: The Director of the Institute for Emerging Issues, Leslie Boney, will be hosting a series of virtual conversations discussing the impacts of coronavirus (COVID-19) and some of the ways… 

Mar 30, 2020

Meet Park Scholar Annie Haunton

Major: Biological Sciences: Integrative Physiology and Neurobiology Minors: Sociology, Global Health Classification: Sophomore Hometown: Hickory, NC Other Activities: Park Scholarships (Class of 2022), University Scholars Program, Alternative Service Break Trip… 

Mar 9, 2020

Meet Trishell Moore, IEI’s New AmeriCorps VISTA Member

Trishell Moore held many titles before coming to the Institute for Emerging Issues—state university student, pageant winner, retail manager. Now she’s bringing her talents and skills to IEI as an… 

Mar 4, 2020

Meet Caitlin Lancaster

Major: Political Science Minor: Undecided Classification: First-Year Hometown: Huntersville, NC Other Activities: College Mentors for Kids at NC State, University Scholars Program, and currently pledging in Alpha Phi Omega (a co-ed…