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May 22, 2017 | Giving News

Building a Legacy

NC State alumna Clare Jordan founded the campus chapter of Habitat for Humanity more than 25 years ago. She now supports an endowment that will benefit students who are completing nonprofit internships.

May 11, 2017 | WUNC

Movies On The Radio: Best and Worst Remake Films

Film experts Marsha Gordon and Laura Boyes take a stab at the remake films you revere or reject. Film studies professor Marsha Gordon featured.

May 10, 2017

Meet Some of Our Outstanding 2017 Graduates

Our army of nearly 38,600 Humanities and Social Sciences alumni will grow even larger this spring, as nearly 1,000 of our undergraduate and graduate students earn NC State diplomas for their hard work. Meet a few of our outstanding graduates and see what's next for them after commencement.

May 10, 2017

Celebrating Our Staff

The college held its annual staff awards luncheon April 20 to recognize and celebrate Humanities and Social Sciences staff. Eight staff members were nominated for awards for excellence. The college also recognized staff members who have reached milestone years in their careers with the state.

May 8, 2017

Students, Alumni Selected for Prestigious Fulbright Grants

Six Humanities and Social Sciences students and alumni will teach English or conduct research abroad after winning prestigious Fulbright grants for the 2017-18 academic year.

May 4, 2017

Constructing Identity Among Italians at NC State

Using language as a window into their experiences, NC State graduate student and Fulbright fellow Cecilia Tomasatti conducted interviews with not only Italian students, but also faculty, about what it’s like to adapt to another country’s climate, culture and cuisine.

May 2, 2017 | News and Observer

‘Talking Black’ Documentary Has Really Got People Talking

A new documentary from NC State's Language and Life project focuses on African-American speech, its cultural importance and how it has shaped modern American English. News and Observer columnist Barry Saunders describes the documentary's standing-room-only premiere. Walt Wolfram, English, featured.

May 2, 2017

College Honors Its Exceptional Faculty

Humanities and Social Sciences faculty were recognized at the college's annual awards reception on April 25, 2017.

Apr 28, 2017 | The Writer's Almanac

Poet Profile: Dorianne Laux

The Writer's Almanac discusses life, doughnuts, and poetry with NC State poet and professor Dorianne Laux.

Apr 20, 2017

Language, Gender and Disney Princesses

With billions of dollars in box office and retail sales, the films in Disney’s Princess collection have an immense reach. And while entertaining, their messages can also be influential in how children learn about social norms and behaviors. In this Q&A, NC State graduate student Karen Eisenhauer discusses her research on how language in the Disney Princess movies can depict and represent gender roles.