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2015 NC State Graduate Student History Conference

Graduate students from across the United States joined NC State University to present research at the 11th Annual Graduate Student History Conference on March 28, 2015. Sponsored by the History Graduate Student Association and the History Department at NC State, this year's conference featured fourteen panels on diverse fields in history, including the Cold War, the American South, Collegiate Sports, [...]


History Students Present at 2015 Graduate Student Research Symposium

Pamela Koulianos (pictured left) and Sarah Wenner (pictured right), both graduate students studying Ancient History under the direction of Dr. S Thomas Parker, presented their research at the 10th Annual NC State University Graduate Student Research Symposium held on March 25, 2015. The annual symposium is jointly sponsored by the University Graduate Student Association and the Graduate School. Over 200 [...]


Grad Students Represent NC State History Program at ASOR Annual Meeting

In November 2014, NC State graduate students studying Ancient History under the guidance of Professor Thomas Parker presented research at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR) in San Diego, California. This year’s meeting featured over five hundred paper and poster presentations on Near Eastern history and archaeology given by students and scholars from around the world. Tiffany [...]


Dealing with Trauma and its Aftermath

At a time when many families are adjusting to soldiers returning from combat, significant job layoffs, foreclosures on home mortgages, high rates of crime, and interpersonal violence, there is an increased demand for social workers. NC State’s Department of Social Work has increased enrollment in its undergraduate and graduate programs to meet that demand. We are preparing the next generation of practitioners to help people deal with the aftermath of trauma.


Local and Mobile

Local and Mobile, an international conference being held at NC State University, brings researchers from a range of disciplines together to discuss how mobile technologies--from smart phones to GPS devices--are changing our thinking about our own identities, our sense of privacy, our notions of place and space, our civic and political participation, our policy making, and our everyday consumption. Adriana de Souza e Silva, associate professor in NC State's Department of Communication, is chairing the conference.