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Meg Blanchard

High school teachers and NC State researchers stand in front of a paper mill in New Bern, N.C.

Jun 22, 2022

Field Trip to New Bern Paper Mill with Professor Meg Blanchard Sparks Interest in Soft Biodegradable Electronics Among Teachers, Graduate Students

High school science teachers and researchers from NC State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill had an opportunity to gain firsthand experience with bio-based electronics during a field trip connected to two grant-funded projects involving Professor and University Faculty Scholar Meg Blanchard. 

Professor and University Faculty Scholar Meg Blanchard

Feb 28, 2022

Professor Meg Blanchard Selected to Join 2022 Cohort of ACC Academic Leaders Network

Meg Blanchard, a professor of science education and University Faculty Scholar, has been selected to join the 2022 cohort of the ACC Academic Leaders Network, a collaborative leadership program for faculty at ACC institutions who aspire to leadership roles in higher education. 

Memorial Belltower

Oct 26, 2021

NC State College of Education Awarded $6.8 Million in Research Funding From July-September 2021

Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education, including the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research and the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, were awarded $6,865,526 to support nine projects from July 1 through Sept. 30, 2021. 

Science Class

Oct 12, 2021

Professor Meg Blanchard to Help Teachers Bring Eco-manufacturing Research, Career Connections to Classrooms Through Work on $3 Million Grant-funded project

Electronics are prevalent in almost every facet of life, but typically produce vast amounts of waste while their manufacturing process uses limited, scarce elements. The need to develop electronics that use energy-efficient manufacturing processes and renewable resources that degrade or can be repurposed is being addressed by a team of interdisciplinary researchers, including College of Education Professor of Science Education Meg Blanchard. 

stack of books

Oct 7, 2021

Publication and Presentation Roundup: A Look at Scholarly Work from College of Education Researchers from June-September 2021

Faculty and research associates at the NC State College of Education, including the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research and Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, are publishing their research related to pressing topics and sharing their work through national and international presentations. Take a look at presentations and publications from our faculty and research associates from June through September 2021. 

NC State College of Education Professor Meg Blanchard, Ph.D.

Apr 1, 2021

Ask the Expert: How Can Educators Help Develop Student Interest in STEM Careers? ‘Students Need to Have Direct Experiences with Science and Other STEM Disciplines to Find Out What They Are Passionate About,’ Says Professor Meg Blanchard

There is a growing demand for qualified graduates to fill STEM positions as well as for a diversification of the field, but NC State College of Education Professor Meg Blanchard, Ph.D., said many students who are historically underrepresented, living in poverty or first-generation college students struggle to see themselves pursuing a STEM career. 

Wolf statue and the Park Alumni Center.

Jan 21, 2021

NC State College of Education Awarded Over $1M in Research Funding October-December, 2020

Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education, including the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, were awarded $1,048,844 to support seven projects from Oct. 1 to Dec. 31, 2020. Total amounts reflect only the funding that was directly awarded to College of Education faculty and researchers. 

Nov 13, 2020

The Sustainable Bioproducts and Bioenergy Program (SBBP) Adapts to COVID-19

The Sustainable Bioproducts and Bioenergy Program is a collaboration between NC State's College of Natural Resources led by Dr. Richard Venditti and the College of Education led by Dr. Margaret Blanchard. Currently, the program is focused on educational outreach in high schools, particularly those in rural communities. The SBBP team works with science teachers in these communities to provide distance courses, lesson plans, hands on workshops, and resources to promote sustainable practices using plant-based and renewable resources.  

Holladay Hall

Sep 17, 2020

Meet the 2020-2021 Provost’s Faculty Fellows

The Provost’s Faculty Fellows Program has selected a second cohort of talented faculty to explore academic leadership roles at the university’s highest levels, including NC State College of Education Professor Meg Blanchard, Ph.D. 

Headshot of Carla C. Johnson

May 28, 2020

Professor Carla Johnson Leads the Development of First Handbook of Research on STEM Education, Featuring Contributions from College of Education Faculty

Several College of Education faculty members have contributed chapters in the recently released Handbook of Research on STEM Education, on which Professor Carla Johnson, Ed.D., served as lead editor. In addition to that work, Johnson has also helped pilot a new STEAM curriculum that is being piloted throughout China.