Stories From Mar 2013

Mar 28, 2013

Exploring the Magic of ‘Life After Life’

After a 17 year hiatus, storytelling virtuoso Jill McCorkle has published her sixth novel, “Life After Life.” McCorkle, a professor in NC State’s Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program, says that the novel was "a long time coming."

Mar 25, 2013

Dean for a Day 2013 Diaries

On Friday, March 15, CHASS hosted the college’s annual Dean for a Day event. This year, Dean Jeff Braden switched places with Andriy Shymonyak, a Park Scholar double major in History and Political Science.

Mar 21, 2013

On-Campus Pantry Seeks to Feed the Pack

The college diet portrayed by popular culture consists of ramen noodles, hopes and dreams. Thanks to NC State’s new food pantry, Feed the Pack, much more nutritious food is now available to the NC State community.

Mar 19, 2013

A Capitalism for the People: lecture by Luigi Zingales

Author and economist Luigi Zingales will give the 2013 John W. Pope Lecture at NC State University at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 3. A prolific contributor to the academic literature of economics and finance, Zingales also writes for broader audiences. His lecture will be based on his 2012 book, “A Capitalism for the People: Recapturing the Lost Genius of American Prosperity,” in which he applauds America’s personal freedoms and economic achievements, but warns of developing problems.

Mar 18, 2013

Different Countries Inspire ‘A Different Sun’

Inspired by a childhood abroad, Professor of English Dr. Elaine Orr is publishing her first novel, "A Different Sun."

Mar 13, 2013

Flexibility Adds Function to First-Year Writing Program

Research conducted by Dr. Susan K. Miller-Cochran and Dana Gierdowski has created classrooms that bridge the gap between feasibility and flexibility.

Mar 7, 2013

CHASS Marks Golden Jubilee With Multimedia Timeline

2013 marks the 50th anniversary of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. While the humanities and social sciences have been woven into the fabric of NC State University's history from its earliest days, our college was officially established as a unique entity in 1963. For our Golden Jubilee, we've assembled a multimedia timeline that reflects the college’s rich history, provides some insights about who we are, and maybe even hints at what the future might hold. Enjoy!

Mar 2, 2013

March 2013 Student of the Month

Student of the Month Joe Murray is a senior double majoring in German Studies and Mathematics. He is active on campus, while also maintaining a 4.0 in his German major. Joe serves as student body treasurer and is involved with such groups as the Film Exposure Society, the Serene, Green, and Clean Movement, and the German Honor Society.

Mar 1, 2013

Filling in Film History, Professors Find First Place

NC State University professors of English Devin and Marsha Orgeron were determined to shed more light on the educational films of the 20th century as they edited "Learning with the Lights Off." In the process, they have earned the prestigious Society for Cinema and Media Studies’ 2013 award for Best Edited Collection.