Jan 16, 2018
Student Contest: Spend a Day With the Dean
Wanted: A Humanities and Social Sciences student with a busy schedule and a sense of adventure. Enter this contest to spend a day side by side with your dean, Jeff Braden. Show him your world, and learn about his.
Dec 11, 2017
Holiday Food Drive Raises 1,186 Pounds for Feed the Pack
Staff and administrators from across NC State's campus helped stock the shelves in a big way at NC State's on-campus food pantry.
Oct 4, 2017
Why Language Education Matters: NC State Co-Hosts Panel
NC State’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences Dean Jeff Braden moderated a panel discussion addressing the recent American Academy of Arts and Sciences report, "America’s Languages: Investing in Language Education for the 21st Century." U.S. Rep. David Price and former Ambassador Karl Eikenberry were among the speakers.
Oct 3, 2017 | Voice of America
Preparing Students for Changing Job Markets
NC State University is helping students face the likelihood that their future jobs will not connect directly to their majors. Dean Jeff Braden is joining forces with the deans of Design and Management to offer "Design Your Life" workshops for juniors and seniors.
Sep 6, 2017
3 Deans Collaborate to Help Students Design Their Lives After Graduation
Three NC State college deans — representing Humanities and Social Sciences, Management and Design — have banded together to offer NC State upperclass students a way to use design thinking to plan their pivot from college to careers.
Aug 29, 2017
Designing Your Life After Graduation
NC State upperclass students are invited to join three NC State college deans — Braden, Hoversten and Ranft — for Designing Your Life, a two-part workshop based on the bestselling book and design thinking, a process designers use to build and innovate.
Jul 11, 2017 | Higher Education Works
Why We Need Federal Funding of Social Science Research
NC State's Dean Braden says federal funding is critical for social science research: these funds save money — not to mention lives.
Jun 28, 2017
Dean Braden Adds ‘Storyteller’ to His Vitae
A college dean wears many hats. Jeff Braden, dean of Humanities and Social Sciences, is no exception. The dean recently added a new hat to his collection: a storyteller cap. Listen to his tale about chimps, random acts of kindness, and launching careers, which he told at a Story Collider event in Kinston, NC.
Jan 28, 2016
Dean, Student Trade Places in Annual Role Reversal
Humanities and Social Sciences Dean Jeff Braden and student Courtney Ross swapped schedules earlier this week as part of the college’s seventh annual Dean for a Day role reversal.
Dec 9, 2015
Humanities and Social Sciences Advocate Karl Eikenberry to Give NC State Commencement Address
Eikenberry, a former U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan and director of Stanford University’s U.S.-Asia Security Initiative, will deliver the university’s commencement address on Dec. 18 in Raleigh. He’ll also receive an honorary degree, conferred by Chancellor Randy Woodson. The former U.S. Army lieutenant general is a champion of humanities and social sciences.