Emily Brown was the first woman to to earn a degree from N.C. State University in transportation civil engineering. She went on to a career in traffic engineering.
Emily Brown was the first woman to to earn a degree from N.C. State University in transportation civil engineering. She went on to a career in traffic engineering. Special Collections Research Center, NCSU Libraries
Emily Brown was the first woman to to earn a degree from N.C. State University in transportation civil engineering. She went on to a career in traffic engineering. Special Collections Research Center, NCSU Libraries

NC’s first woman engineer blazed the trail and the highway

November 18, 2016 10:02 AM

Past Times

About Past Times

History fascinates us. We love to linger over old photographs or accounts of years long gone. Discovering our own personal histories can become an enjoyable pastime. This blog will provide some looks into that past. We'll look at NC history in general, and Triangle history in particular. We'll also try to give you the tips and tools (and connections) for looking at your own history.