Communication, Rhetoric, and Digital Media

Jun 19, 2017

Public Science Researcher Named to Distinguished Professorship

NC State's Jean Goodwin has been named SAS Institute Distinguished Professor of Rhetoric and Technical Communication.

Feb 6, 2017 | NC State News

5 Questions With Jim Gates, 2017 Diversity Lecture Speaker

Theoretical physicist Jim Gates explains why the dichotomy between seeking equity and seeking excellence is false in science and society. Join us for the 2017 Humanities and Social Sciences Diversity Lecture.

Jan 23, 2017

Spend a Day with the Dean

As a Humanities and Social Sciences student, you've got a busy schedule. Your dean, Jeff Braden, wants to learn what it’s like to be a student and also share what it’s like to be a dean. So step right up and enter the "Side by Side with the Dean" contest. Tell us why the dean should experience your day, and why you’d like to walk in his shoes.

Oct 5, 2016 | NC State News

Study Finds Indie Rockers Face Business Communication Challenges

A new study from North Carolina State University finds that indie rock musicians face significant business communication challenges, requiring them to develop skills that are probably not what they had in mind when they decided to make a career out of rock n’ roll.

Oct 3, 2016

Mentoring Program Aims to Help Grad Students Land Jobs

A mentoring program for grad students, by grad students — that’s the idea behind a new leadership initiative in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Oct 2, 2016 | Alternative Press

Independent musicians face significant challenges with business communication

People who get their start in music may not fully realize the business aspect of the industry, and a new study from NC State finds that independent musicians face “significant business communication challenges” when they first enter the industry. Stephen Carradini, Communication, Rhetoric and Digital Media, featured.

Sep 19, 2016

Experiencing King Uses Technology, Art to Showcase Magnitude of MLK

Hundreds of people came to NC State over the weekend to experience Martin Luther King Jr. from a new perspective. Check out photos from Experiencing King at NC State, and see what attendees had to say on social media.

Aug 16, 2016 | NC State News

From Competition to Exhibition: Arts in the Olympic Games

Gold medals for music? NC State communication professor Chris Ingraham writes about the Olympic history of arts competitions and how they were phased out.

Jun 27, 2016

Twitter: A More Timely Way to Measure Neighborhood Trends?

Researchers have historically measured gentrification through the U.S. Census and other official tallies. However because the Census operates on a 10-year cycle, some changes may not be apparent in the data until long after they have occurred. NC State doctoral student Desiree Dighton thinks social media may provide a more timely observation of gentrification. On Twitter, for instance, she said the conversation is constant and ongoing.

May 2, 2016 | The Graduate School

Doctoral Student Helps Recreate Historic King Speech

Bringing the words of a 1960 speech by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to life has been the work of doctoral student Keon Pettiway, a digital humanist and research assistant with NC State’s Virtual MLK Project (vMLK). And as he completes his Ph.D. in communication, rhetoric and digital media, he and the vMLK team are preparing for a September event at NC State University that will draw attention to King’s involvement in North Carolina during the civil rights movement of the 1960s.