Stories From Feb 2018

Feb 26, 2018  |  NC State Global

Global Storyteller: Sinthia Shabnam

NC State's Office of Global Engagement recently caught up with Sinthia Shabnam, a junior double-majoring in sociology and political science. Learn more about Shabnam's experiences traveling abroad. 

Feb 22, 2018

Contest Winner Named: Side By Side With the Dean

Sophomore Taylor Hayden, a double major in international studies and Arabic, has won the honor of serving side by side with Humanities and Social Sciences Dean Jeff Braden on March 21, 2018.

Feb 21, 2018

Seaflower Biosphere Reserve Project Seeks Sustainable Solutions in Colombia

Headed by NC State applied anthropologist Tim Wallace, the Seaflower Biosphere Reserve Project seeks sustainable solutions to ecological change from tourism in Colombia.

Feb 15, 2018  |  NC State News

Educator Dubroy to Discuss Xenophobia and Inclusivity

Tashni-Ann Dubroy, executive vice president and COO of Howard University, will deliver the 2018 Humanities and Social Sciences Diversity Lecture on Thursday, Feb. 22. Her talk is titled “There Is a Xenophobe Among Us: Diversity and Inclusivity on College Campuses.”

Feb 13, 2018

NC State, Campbell Law School Partner to Offer Dual Graduate Degree in Social Work, Law

A new dual degree program enables students to earn a Master of Social Work and a Juris Doctor simultaneously through NC State’s Department of Social Work and Campbell Law School.

Feb 13, 2018

Submit Your Poems to the 2018 NC State Poetry Contest

The NC State Poetry Contest is one of the largest free-to-enter literary competitions in the South. This year's grand prize is $500.

Feb 12, 2018  |  Our State Magazine

Recreating MLK’s “Dream” Speech in Rocky Mount

NC State English Professor Jason Miller and others are re-staging Martin Luther King's first "I Have a Dream" speech in Rocky Mount's Booker T. Washington Gymnasium at 6:00 pm on Feb. 23. The recreation will be filmed for use in Miller's documentary film entitled Origin of the Dream.

Feb 8, 2018  |  New York Times

How to Read Between the Lines When Scott Pruitt Talks About Climate Science

NC State Communication professor Nicole Lee told The New York Times that EPA administrator Scott Pruitt's statements on climate science represent a form of “political communication,” rather than an effort to discuss scientific findings.

Feb 7, 2018  |  Philosophy and Religious Studies

McLaughlin Awarded Luce/ACLS Fellowship

Levi McLaughlin, assistant professor of religious studies, has been awarded a Luce/ACLS Fellowship in Religion, Journalism and International Affairs for the 2018-19 academic year. The fellowship will support McLaughlin’s project Religious Influences on Japanese Politics and Policymaking.

Feb 2, 2018  |  Robesonian

Trump’s Sun Shines in Britain

In this opinion piece, NC State political scientist Andy Taylor reflects on Donald Trump's influence on British politics.