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 9, 2017
Meet Our 2017-18 Dean’s Scholars
Humanities and Social Sciences is proud to introduce the latest recipients of the Dean's Scholar Award.
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 28, 2017 | Voice of America
How Important is Declaring a College Major?
Three NC State college deans are collaborating to help students connect with their futures by offering a "design your life" workshop.
Sep 25, 2017 | The Tab
Why being a liberal arts major is better for job stability
Dean Jeff Braden says jobs that depend on soft skills are less likely to succumb to automation. Abilities to listen critically, write clearly and simplify complex ideas make you a good job candidate.
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.