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Jul 14, 2016 | Red and White for Life Alumni Blog

Arielle DeLisle has Found Her Voice in Phoenix

English and psychology alumna Arielle DeLisle is a lot like most of the alumni featured in the Red and White for Life blog's Wolfpack Nation series in that she lives far away from North Carolina. But in a way, the voice-over specialist and voice actor still lives in Raleigh by way of Phoenix, Ariz.

Jun 23, 2016 | WHQR

CoastLine: Gender Differences in Speech – Perception or Power Dynamic?

Language is widely considered to be as much a function of gender as any other gender expression – whether clothing, gender-normative interests such as interior decorating, or personality traits. Caroline Myrick, sociolinguistics, featured.

Jun 7, 2016

Research Explores How Hurricane Warnings Reach the Public

NC State graduate student Laura Zdanski studies how hurricane warnings are communicated to the public. As part of a recent literature review of public perception and response to hurricane flooding, Zdanski explored the flow of technical information from experts to those at risk (the public) and those responsible for mitigating risk (governmental agencies).

May 12, 2016

Finding King’s Speech

An NC State English professor's research is allowing the world to hear the first time Martin Luther King Jr. uttered the famous words, "I have a dream."

May 12, 2016

Rescuing a Script from Extinction

After trending toward extinction for decades, Vietnam’s ancient script, Chữ Nôm, now has a healthier outlook.  With a few strokes on the keyboard, anyone with a computer can write in Nôm. The character 字, for instance, represents the Nôm word for “word.” NC State English professor John Balaban has helped lead many of the developments that kickstarted Nôm’s recovery, turning an endangered calligraphic way of writing into a preserved tradition.

May 12, 2016

Recipe for Success

Chef, restaurateur and TV star Vivian Howard can now add Distinguished Alumna to her long list of achievements.

May 12, 2016

PBS Selects Cherokee Film for National Run

PBS has selected First Language: The Race to Save Cherokee, a film produced by NC State’s North Carolina Language and Life Project, for national distribution to its member stations throughout 2016. A new American Indian broadband TV channel, Tribal TV, is also screening the film.

Apr 28, 2016

Faculty Event Honors Scholars Who Think and Do

Humanities and Social Sciences honored its top scholars who Think and Do on April 27 at the college’s annual awards reception. Department heads from across the college joined Dean Jeff Braden in recognizing faculty for outstanding research, advising, teaching and extension service.

Apr 21, 2016

Research Examines ‘SHtriking’ Sound Change in Raleigh

NC State graduate student Eric Wilbanks studies how sounds change in speech. In one of his latest projects, the M.A. in linguistics candidate honed in on (str) retraction, or when /s/ is spoken more like /sh/ in (str) clusters (e.g., “SHtreet”).

Jan 29, 2016

NC State Poetry Contest Seeks Entries

Calling all North Carolina poets! The NC State Poetry Contest, organized by the university’s creative writing program, is accepting entries for its 2016 competition.