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  • Alumna Defies Stereotypes

    Alumna Defies Stereotypes to Become Accomplished Black Scientist and Role Model. Even though the popular film “Hidden Figures” featured smart, strong Black women blazing trails a generation ago at NASA’s Hampton, Virginia, facility, today’s image of a scientist is still likely to be one of an “old white guy” in a lab coat. And that’s what Korie Grayson, Ph.D., (B.S. ’12), biomedical engineer and chemical engineering researcher, wants to change. The attractive 31-year-old Black woman, who listens to R&B and Afrobeat music and describes herself as a foodie, a wine enthusiast and a workout junkie, is just one example of what a scientist is today. read more

  • NSU and Pharrell Team Up

    Norfolk State University hosted a business economic forum Thursday, Oct. 28, held by entertainment entrepreneur Pharrell Williams. The mogul’s “The Elephant in the Room” was a business economic panel discussion aimed at helping move the region’s economic development forward. read more

  • Spartan Inovation Academy Program

    Provides Apple Devices to Every Student and Faculty Member Norfolk State University launched the Spartan Innovation Academy program last fall, a new initiative that provides students, faculty and staff with access to industry-leading technology and specialized training for app development. NSU is the first Historically Black read more

  • Intellectual Property Education In HBCUs

    Intellectual property needs to be protected yet students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) are often not taught the process of how to do so. Dr. Kevin C. Santiago, assistant professor of engineering at Norfolk State, plans to change that with the help of a $25,000 Michelson grant. read more

  • Proposed ONE School of Public Health

    Old Dominion University, Norfolk State University and Eastern Virginia Medical School (O.N.E.) agreed in August to work toward establishing Virginia's first school of public health. The proposed O.N.E. School of Public Health (ONE SPH) would be only the third collaborative of it's kind in the country. read more

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