Feb 4, 2016 | Red and White for Life Alumni Blog
Alum Makes His Mark in Sports, Fashion and Pop Culture Branding
During his days as a student at NC State, Patrick Joyce (Poli Sci '98) spent hours under the guidance of track coach Rollie Geiger, learning lessons on running, leadership and life. He continues to apply those lessons as director of licensing and brand development for IMG, which represents some of the world’s biggest sports figures, fashion icons, companies and events.
Feb 1, 2016
‘The Future of Europe’ — 2016 Pope Lecture Features Christopher Caldwell
Editor and political columnist Christopher Caldwell will present the 2016 John W. Pope Lecture on Feb. 29 at NC State University.
Jan 28, 2016
Dean, Student Trade Places in Annual Role Reversal
Humanities and Social Sciences Dean Jeff Braden and student Courtney Ross swapped schedules earlier this week as part of the college’s seventh annual Dean for a Day role reversal.
Jan 15, 2016
State Department Taps Security Policies Expert for Jefferson Fellowship
The U.S. Department of State recently named political scientist and Science, Technology and Society program director Kathleen Vogel to its 12th class of Jefferson Science Fellows, a group of scholars who serve one-year assignments as science advisers on foreign policy issues.
Jan 12, 2016 | Slate Magazine
Could Abortion Become a Wedge Issue in the South’s Last Semi-Swing State?
Andrew Taylor, political science, featured. Abortion will remain “a fundraising issue and a base issue more than anything else” in 2016—one that both Republicans and Democrats can use to rile a relatively small share of voters.
Dec 8, 2015
Communication, political science double-major named 2016 Dean for a Day
For one day in January, Humanities and Social Sciences student Courtney Ross and Dean Jeff Braden will walk in each other’s shoes. The college has announced that Ross, a senior political science and communication double-major, will serve as its 2016 Dean for a Day.
Nov 12, 2015
Outstanding Student Builds Impressive Resume, Here and Abroad
Andriy Shymonyak is an accomplished NC State history and political science double major. The Park Scholar and University Honors Program member has earned several awards and scholarships – including being named a finalist for the prestigious Harry S. Truman Scholarship. Through his deep exploration of Ukrainian politics, history, and how they relate to eastern and central Europe, he has also built an impressive resume as an undergraduate, both here and abroad.
Nov 4, 2015
Lawmakers, political scientists to talk gerrymandering during Holtzman forum
Gerrymandering — the practice of drawing electoral districts to advantage one political party over another — will be the topic of discussion when state lawmakers, political scientists and demographers gather on Nov. 11 for the annual Abe Holtzman Public Policy Forum.
Oct 28, 2015
Dean’s Scholar program expands
Aspiring to be osteoarchaeologists, federal prosecutors and museum curators, the latest cohort of Humanities and Social Sciences Dean’s Scholars have big plans for the future. Thanks to contributions from college donors, the seven recipients of this year’s Dean’s Scholar Award can also plan on being something else — experiential learners.
May 26, 2015
Where Diplomats Are Concerned
Gentry Smith (Political Science ’83) speaks Arabic and has lived in Japan, Egypt and Burma — a long way from his hometown in Halifax County in eastern North Carolina, where both his parents were schoolteachers. Meet the director of the Office of Foreign Missions at the State Department.