Stories From 2017

Feb 22, 2017

Celebrating the Extraordinary: Honoring Our Scholarship Recipients, Donors

Humanities and Social Sciences scholarship recipients got to meet the donors who make their awards possible at the college's annual luncheon honoring both groups on Feb. 16.

Feb 21, 2017 | NC State News

Sexual Minorities at Greater Risk of Suicidal Behavior, Being Victims of Violence

Sexual minorities are more likely than heterosexuals to be victims of physical violence and to exhibit suicidal behavior, according to a recently published study.

Feb 18, 2017 | Philosophy and Religious Studies

Philosopher, Animal Rights Advocate Tom Regan Dies at 78

Tom Regan, an emeritus professor of philosophy at NC State and an internationally acclaimed advocate of animal rights, died of pneumonia in Raleigh on Feb. 17. He was 78.

Feb 17, 2017 | The Hill

Op Ed: Restricting What Recipients of SNAP Benefits Eat Won’t Fix Nutritional Issues

In an op-ed, NC State Associate Professors of Sociology Sarah Bowen and Sinikka Elliott bring their research to bear on a federal public hearing over how food stamps can be used. The sociologists say talk of restricting what poor people eat ignores the heart of the problem: that many poor families are struggling and have inadequate resources and support.

Feb 17, 2017

Submit Your Poems to the 2017 NC State Poetry Contest

The NC State creative writing program is accepting entries to its annual statewide writing contest. Open to all North Carolina residents, the contest is one of the largest free literary competitions in the Southeast and drew more than 600 entrants last year.

Feb 15, 2017 | History News

Digital Exhibit Maps Life, Work of Charleston’s Septima P. Clark

A new digital history exhibit maps the life and work of Septima P. Clark, an American educator, civil rights activist and community organizer.

Feb 13, 2017 | Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost News

Brookins Named Outreach and Engagement Faculty Fellow

Craig Brookins, a faculty member in applied social and community psychology and program director for Africana studies in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, has been appointed as an Outreach and Engagement Faculty Fellow at NC State.

Feb 13, 2017 | NC State News

From the Big Red One to ‘The Big Red One’ — War, Movies and Sam Fuller

A new book by NC State film studies professor Marsha Gordon focuses in depth on the war films of director, producer and screenwriter Sam Fuller.

Feb 10, 2017 | WUNC 91.5 North Carolina Public Radio

Sam Fuller Broke The Mold For Hollywood War Films

Professor Marsha Gordon's new book "Film is like a Battleground " explores the legacy of 1950s filmmaker Sam Fuller. Listen to her discuss the book on WUNC's The State of Things.

Feb 10, 2017 | The News and Observer

NC State Professor Marsha Gordon Wants You to Know Director Sam Fuller

Marsha Gordon, film studies professor at NC State, discusses her new book, “Film is Like a Battleground: Sam Fuller’s War Movies” with The News and Observer.