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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 15, 2017 | History News

Digital Exhibit Maps Life, Work of Charleston’s Septima P. Clark

A new digital history exhibit maps the life and work of Septima P. Clark, an American educator, civil rights activist and community organizer.

Feb 7, 2017 | Washington Post

What American Liberals Can Learn From the Anti-Nazi Resistance

In an op ed published in the Washington Post, Assistant Professor of History Noah Strote says we can learn something from the anti-Nazi resistance: The left should not only fight extreme measures, it should also peel off conservatives to create an anti-Trump coalition.

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 18, 2017 | Red and White for Life Alumni Blog

Muppets and Other Memorabilia: Public History Alum Curates NYC Museum’s Collections

As collections manager at the Museum of the Moving Image in New York, public history alumna Jannette Reichel documents an eclectic assemblage of items — from plastic Happy Meal figurines to two complete sets from the popular TV series Mad Men.

Jan 5, 2017 | CBS News

Trump Sows Fear Among America’s Farmworkers

Donald Trump’s tough campaign talk targeting immigrants in the country illegally has sparked fears and concerns nationwide. Texas, Florida and Georgia are examples of states with large migrant communities dominating home construction, health care, food service industries, according to David Zonderman, a labor historian at NC State University.

Jan 3, 2017 | History Unfolded: US Holocaust Memorial Museum

NC State Research on the Holocaust

How did small-town papers in North Carolina report on the Holocaust? An NC State University history professor and nearly 100 of her students have uploaded articles from the North Carolina Newspapers Project, an excellent resource containing many small-town and city papers in the Tarheel state. Tammy Gordon, history, featured.

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.

Nov 29, 2016 | Red and White for Life Alumni Blog

Alumna Joy Raintree Retains History at South Carolina’s Redcliffe Plantation

Alumna Joy Raintree (M.A. public history) is in her 12th year as park manager at Redcliffe Plantation State Historic Site in Beech Island, South Carolina. Overseeing the site’s 400 acres of grounds, Raintree leads preservation projects, manages retail merchandise and provides input for historical programs she and her staff put on each year.