Communication

Feb 22, 2017

Celebrating the Extraordinary: Honoring Our Scholarship Recipients, Donors

Humanities and Social Sciences scholarship recipients got to meet the donors who make their awards possible at the college's annual luncheon honoring both groups on Feb. 16.

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.

Jan 9, 2017 | Red and White for Life Alumni Blog

Keeping an Eye on Celebrity Artifacts

Country star Patsy Cline's accounting ledgers. Dance legend Bob Fosse's choreography. Apple founder Steve Jobs' polo shirt. They might not seem to have much in common — but they all have communication alum Brian Christopher Cummings’ fingerprints on them.

Jan 2, 2017 | WUNC-FM

Study: Coastal NC Officials Not Willing To Prepare For Sea Level Rise

NC State researchers surveyed local officials in 20 coastal counties and found that knowledge of the science behind climate change didn't make officials more willing to prepare their communities for impacts like sea-level rise. Elizabeth Craig, communication, featured.

Dec 5, 2016 | NC State News

Study: NC Coastal Officials Avoid Climate Planning Until They See Damage

A recent study finds that local officials in coastal North Carolina are unlikely to plan for the effects of climate change until they perceive a threat to their specific communities.

Dec 1, 2016

The Year in Pictures: Humanities and Social Sciences in 2016

Take a look back at some of our favorite stories (and photos) of the year.

Oct 25, 2016 | Red and White for Life Alumni Blog

Alum Jason Spells Has The Scoop on Sports in Indianapolis

For the past seven years, communication alumnus Jason Spells has been a television sports reporter in Indianapolis — first for WRTV, the city’s ABC affiliate. Now he is sports anchor and reporter for NBC affiliate WTHR, where he also hosts the sports magazine show, “The Sports Jam,” on Sunday nights.

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.