Stories From Apr 2013

Apr 25, 2013

CHASS Fest

Students, faculty, and staff filled the patio outside Caldwell Hall for CHASS Fest — a multidisciplinary celebration organized by the Dean's Office, the CHASS Council, and CHASS students.

Apr 24, 2013

Internships Lead to White House

On a whim, Jessica Green (Communication '12) researched White House Internships during her final semester at NC State. Now, just months after graduation, she finds herself working in the Office of Correspondence for the First Lady.

Apr 22, 2013

Recent Grad Advocates for Justice Abroad

For Ashley Honeycutt (Political Science, '12), a degree in political science was always a part of the trajectory of law school. But her experiences in CHASS and with the Susan Carter Scholarship inspired some changes in course. Honeycutt currently works with the International Justice Mission in La Paz, Bolivia.

Apr 17, 2013 | The Pilot

It s a Good Thing, Y all, We Don t All Talk Alike

There persists a remarkable - though shrinking - degree of regionalization in the way we speak. Robin Dodsworth, English, featured.

Apr 17, 2013

UNC System Recognizes Professor’s Excellence in Teaching

Professor of Psychology Dr. Rupert Nacoste has been recognized as an excellent teacher by students and faculty of NC State University for some time. Now the UNC Board of Governors has honored Nacoste with the 2013 Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Apr 15, 2013 | Memphis Flyer (blog)

Jill McCorkle’s Disappearing Act

The new novel Life After Life from Algonquin Books, by Jill McCorkle who teaches creative writing at North Carolina State University, is the center of McCorkles's 28-city tour. Jill McCorkle, english, featured.

Apr 15, 2013 | Inside Higher Ed

Writing Professors Question Plagiarism Detection Software

Software to detect student plagiarism is faced with renewed criticism from the faculty members who may confront more plagiarism than do most of their colleagues - college writing professors. Chris Anson, English, featured.

Apr 15, 2013

Interdisciplinary Studies Student Earns Prestigious Udall Scholarship

Caroline Hansley of Hendersonville, a junior majoring in interdisciplinary studies with a concentration in agroecology and social entrepreneurship, has received the prestigious Morris K. Udall Scholarship for the 2013-14 academic year.

Apr 5, 2013

A Career Path Forged in Ancient History

History alumnus Andrew Smith (BA '90, MA '95) was the first in his family to attend college. Oxford University Press has just published his book, "Roman Palmyra: Identity, Community, and State Formation." His former history professor says Smith is "like a poster child for our M.A. in ancient history. His career path illustrates how our master's program serves as a bridge between the bachelor's degree and a strong doctoral program."

Apr 3, 2013 | New York Times

Nesting Is Better Back Home

Even when she was living near Boston, teaching at Harvard and Brandeis, married to a Northerner and raising two small Yankees, Jill McCorkle never left the South - in her mind, at least. Jill McCorkle, English, featured.