Tuyen Truong has never shied away from asking the tough questions. The recent NC State graduate's eagerness to confront and explore new ideas led to award-winning research her senior year and now, a career in the U.S. Army.
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Unafraid to engage: ‘Third culture kid’ Tuyen Truong grows from curious student to researcher, Army lieutenant
Through collaboration and innovation, the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures is home to an academic press that publishes books from leading scholars throughout the Americas.
New research from NC State psychologists suggests that dealing with a major stressful event can make some older adults better able to cope with the ups and downs of day-to-day stress. Results of the study, led by a Ph.D. candidate in NC State's lifespan development psychology graduate program, shows that people who had experienced major stressors responded differently to daily stress than people who had not experienced such stressful life events.
Thomasina Williams is a nontraditional student who is willing to step outside the familiar. A social work major, wife and mother of two, she's the first member of her family to attend college. And this summer, she packed her bags and traveled to Italy, where she learned Italian and studied the history and culture of land far from home. She says she's a changed person, and glad for it. Read the Q & A.
Along with being a very fine chef, Vivian Howard (English, '00) is a restaurateur, TV star, writer and ambassador of Southern culture and cuisine. Meet the college's 2015 Distinguished Alumna.