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Correspondence from an Extraordinary Alum Abroad

Dean Jeff Braden's recent post about the challenges of visiting countries where English is not the primary language prompted this thoughtful response from CHASS alum Katie Starr ('11, International Studies and French), who is in Indonesia with the Peace Corps.


Speaking Out for Women -- at the United Nations

Becca Bishopric ‘11 and senior Anuja Acharya (Political Science and English) were fellows during the past year with WomenNC.org. They each spent time researching a topic dealing with rural women in North Carolina and wrote a paper on those findings. This week, they're in New York presenting their research on women's issues to the United Nations. The pair will represent WomenNC.org, a nonprofit organization that formed out of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women. They will spend a few days attending U.N. workshops and seminars covering issues affecting rural women around the world. On Thursday, they will present their findings. Acharya is a CHASS Dean's Scholarship recipient.


Homegrown Politician

  Running for public office is not for the faint of heart of any age. But what if you’re 21 years old, and a full-time, dean’s-list student like Jenna Wadsworth? The NC State junior is a newly elected district supervisor for the Wake County Soil and Water Conservation District. Wadsworth, a political science/women’s and gender studies major, was the top [...]


CHASS Student of the Month - March 2009

Christina Scarano, March 2009 CHASS Student of the Month