Stories From 2018

Apr 19, 2018 | NC State News

How Mediation Training Could Promote Student Resilience, Well-Being

Universities are searching for ways to help their students. Mediating training may be part of the answer.

Apr 17, 2018 | NC State News

How Memes Use Humor to Discredit African-American English

A recent study from linguistics graduate student Shalina Omar finds video memes can use humor to contribute to — and reinforce — negative views of black culture.

Apr 16, 2018 | An-Nahar

Khayrallah Center Seeks to Promote Lebanon’s Cultural Heritage

NC State's Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies was featured in An-Nahar, a leading Arabic-language daily newspaper published in Lebanon.

Apr 12, 2018

Fulbright Scholar Heidi Hobbs Grows Prague Connections

As a Fulbright Scholar, political science professor Heidi Hobbs works far beyond the boundaries of campus. Learn more about her teaching and leadership abroad.

Apr 10, 2018 | NC State News

MALS Student Mike Macchiavello Savors National Wrestling Title

Master of Arts in Liberal Studies candidate Mike Macchiavello recently scored a surprise victory in the NCAA Wrestling Championships in Cleveland.

Apr 8, 2018 | News and Observer

NC State Professor’s Novel Connects Her Two Worlds of Africa and the South

Author and NC State Professor of English Elaine Neil Orr explores the civil rights movement in Winston-Salem, NC, in her new novel, “Swimming Between Worlds."

Apr 6, 2018 | WUNC-FM

Orchestra Event Honors Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream

"The Dream is Alive," a concert celebrating Martin Luther King, includes a talk with English prof. Jason Miller, an expert on King's 1962 speech in Rocky Mount that inspired MLK's "I Have a Dream" speech, as well as the concert's world-premiere composition.

Apr 5, 2018 | NC State News

Attica Uprising Is Focus of History Weekend

The NC State Department of History hosts Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Heather Thompson as the featured speaker at this year’s History Weekend, April 13-14.

Apr 4, 2018

English Prof. Shows Langston Hughes’ Hidden Influence on MLK

NC State Professor of English Jason Miller offers a new analysis of poet Langston Hughes' influence on some of Martin Luther King's most powerful speeches.

Apr 3, 2018 | News and Observer

When MLK and the KKK met in Raleigh

In this op-ed, English Professor Jason Miller recounts when Martin Luther King Jr. spoke at Reynolds Coliseum on NC State's campus in 1966, while factions of the Ku Klux Klan protested in downtown Raleigh.