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Undergraduate research highlights student’s interest in linguistic diversity

Growing up in eastern North Carolina, Jessica Hatcher’s ear became attuned to a range of dialects. Once she discovered NC State's linguistics program, this stellar young researcher has made the most of her opportunities to study how people talk.

Opening the door for underrepresented students to study abroad

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is launching a pilot program aimed at encouraging underrepresented student groups to study abroad. Through information sessions and Travel Scholar grants, the college hopes to show students how study abroad can augment their education and expose any misconceptions that may be holding them back.

Grad student, Boren Fellow seeks answers to youth unemployment in Morocco

As a 2015 recipient of the prestigious Boren Fellowship, NC State graduate student Mary Sloan is spending 10 months studying in Morocco, researching what’s keeping young people from finding employment in the region.

Join us for a homecoming Porch Party

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is teaming up with the Poole College of Management to host a Homecoming Porch Party, and you're invited! Join fellow NC State alumni, their families, faculty, current students, staff and friends of the colleges on October 30, 4:00 - 7:00, to enjoy refreshments, play games and watch the 2015 homecoming parade. Go Pack!

Robotic Arm Would Give Aspiring Journalist New Capabilities

Despite a neuromuscular disease, English major Kevin Schaefer has developed a strong voice in the English department and in campus student media circles. He's raising funds for a tool that would give him new capabilities.