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Monthly Archives: January 2014

Q & A with Freeman Hrabowski

Influential educator Freeman Hrabowski led his university to prize chess over football. In an exclusive interview, he discusses his philosophy for sparking a culture change in higher education. Don't miss his lecture on campus Thursday afternoon.


January Student of the Month

Brooke Wilner is a sophomore Caldwell Fellow and Benjamin Franklin Scholar, pursuing a degree in both English and Aerospace Engineering. She is involved with the Feed The Pack Food Pantry, Writing and Speaking Tutorial Services, and CSLEP's Leadership in Action program. She studied abroad at Oxford in Summer 2013.


Internship Enables Student to Aid Immigrants

Emily Scotton ‘15 (front row, second from left) recently completed an internship that connected multiple dots between her career interests and her majors in Spanish and political science and her minor in nonprofit studies. In addition to practicing her Spanish, the Park scholar learned how nonprofits serve the community. What's more, Scotton -- who's interested in a law career -- got to see how immigration law applies in a nonprofit setting and even assisted in writing an affidavit. Think and Do!


Student Helps Toilet Startup

Communication and sociology double major Sarah Nilson interns with a startup whose tagline is "Help the world, one toilet at a time." Find out why she's proud to perch atop the Dungaroo.


Alum Defends the Environment

Tomás Carbonell ('02) earned dual degrees in engineering and in CHASS. He says his experiences at NC State and the intense multidisciplinary education he received here were foundational to his work as an environmental attorney with the Environmental Defense Fund.