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Wicked Problems, Wolfpack Solutions

Wicked Problems, Wolfpack Solutions

NC State multidisciplinary experience created for all incoming first-year and transfer students.

An Online Experience

Wicked Problems, Wolfpack Solutions is a special kind of multidisciplinary experience created for all incoming first-year and transfer students and their families.

Wicked Problems, Wolfpack Solutions

The experience is packaged as an online course available in WolfWare — NC State’s suite of academic technologies — giving students experience with the technologies they’ll use during their academic careers before they begin their first semester at NC State.

The Future of Food

The focus of Wicked Problems, Wolfpack Solutions 2022 is The Future of Food. In this course, we consider the wicked problems in the context of: History of Food, Making More Food, Next Generation Food, Food Equity and Justice and Food and Sustainability.

Students gain exposure to NC State faculty and instructors who have a breadth of knowledge across a variety of disciplines.

The Future of Food course ran for five weeks during Summer Session II, June 27 through July 29, 2022, and will run again in December 12, 2022, through January 8, 2023, for incoming spring students. After finishing the course, students will earn two (2) NC State credit hours at no cost. Yes, two free credits toward your degree.

The course is not required; however, we encourage students to take advantage of this extraordinary opportunity created just for incoming students.

Wicked Problems, Wolfpack Solutions aims to encourage students to discover more about various disciplines, to connect with the broader NC State community, and to Think and Do, applying and reflecting upon what they’re learning.