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Alum's Think and Do Response To Children's Cancer

Through Headbands of Hope, Jessica Ekstrom (Communication '13) embodies NC State's Think and Do approach to addressing challenges, even those faced by little girls who have cancer.


Student Researches Electronic Music Subcultures, Immigrant Treatment

The subculture of electronic dance music. How immigrants are represented in national media. Undergraduate Shelby Coury (sociology and anthropology) says the research she’s conducted in these disparate areas has been challenging, eye-opening, and hugely beneficial. She has gained experience, knowledge and confidence in her abilities as a researcher.


In the Spotlight: Susan Navey-Davis, 2014-2015 Faculty Advisor Award Winner

Foreign Languages and Literatures' Director of Undergraduate Advising Susan Navey-Davis was among five NC State academic advisers who were recently recognized by the Office of Academic Advising Services with the 2014-2015 Undergraduate Advising Awards. Born in North Carolina, Susan has been teaching for thirty-five years — twenty-eight of them at NC State. For about twenty of her many years at State, she has also been an undergraduate adviser, helping [...]


Spring 2015 Brownbag/Research Talks

The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures invites the NC State community to attend our Spring 2015 Brownbag/Research Talks Series. Since its inception in 1907, the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures is committed to the teaching of modern and classical languages, literatures, and cultures as an indispensable part of the University's mission. It strives to make increasing contact between cultures a daily reality for [...]


French Minor Uses Her Study Abroad Experiences to Better Prepare for a Future Medical Career

For Laila Knio ‘17, a Park Scholar and French minor, the summer of 2014 was a very busy year. In May, she traveled to France as part of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures' Paris, Normandy, and Lille Study Abroad Program. In a recent interview with Lauren Vanderveen, Laila describes her Study Abroad experience this way: “We spent a week in Paris, then traveled up to Normandy. [...]