Stories From May 2020

May 22, 2020

How Social Media Platforms Can Contribute to Dehumanizing Other People

Communication professor Jessica Jameson examines how social media can be used to normalize hate speech and dehumanize entire groups.

May 21, 2020

Life Blood: Why I Donate Platelets

In a first-person account of his experience donating platelets, Dean Jeff Braden describes how a once-foreign concept transformed into an act of service — and why he continues to give during the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 20, 2020

How COVID-19 May Affect Nonprofits (And What They Can Do About It)

More people are relying on nonprofits, but nonprofits have fewer resources. Public administration student Xintong Chen explains the challenges ahead.

May 18, 2020

Building Shakespeare’s Digital Legacy

NC State's Humanities and Social Sciences scholars will help explore the power of digital archives in a groundbreaking partnership with the world's preeminent Shakespeare library.

May 7, 2020

Big Plans, Bright Futures: Meet Some of Our 2020 Graduates

Meet ten Humanities and Social Sciences graduates who will leave NC State well-equipped to pursue their dreams.

May 6, 2020

Wolfpack Writers: Rachel Wharton

We caught up with English alumna Rachel Wharton to learn more about her book "American Food: A Not-So-Serious History."

May 4, 2020

NC State’s School of Social Work: Same Excellent Program, New Name

NC State’s Department of Social Work has changed its name: effective April 28, 2020, it is the School of Social Work. 

May 1, 2020

English Professor Emeritus Receives North Carolina Humanities Council’s Highest Honor

James W. Clark, Jr., a member of NC State’s faculty for 38 years, has won the 2020 John Tyler Caldwell Award for the Humanities.