Professor’s Juneteenth Lecture Encourages Collaboration, Coalitions
Longtime NC State psychology professor Rupert Nacoste discusses society's ongoing struggle for equality at a campus event in honor of Juneteenth. Learn how working in a coalition helps us rise together.
Forging a Path to Follow
Drawing from her own past, alumna Sharita Whitaker (B.A. Communication, summa cum laude 2007) works to open doors for minorities in North Carolina’s legal community. She also chairs the NC Bar Association’s Minorities in the Profession Committee, through which she's introducing African American, Latino, Asian and other minority students to the legal profession and showing them how they can make a difference.
MALS Student Curates Pop-up Exhibit on Letters from African-American Leaders
Master of Arts in Liberal Studies candidate Carl Wilkins brought key moments in African-American history to life during a pop-up exhibit he recently presented on campus. His curated show, “In the Writing: Personal Letters of African-American Leaders from the Mark E. Mitchell Collection," featured letters from the renowned Mark E. Mitchell Collection of African American History, including correspondence from Malcolm X to Alex Haley, Frederick Douglass to Senator Blanche Kelso Bruce and George Washington Carver to Henry Ford.
The Sound of Inclusion: Why Teachers’ Words Matter
NC State's Language and Life project is a valuable tool for teachers seeking to understand the role and value of linguistic diversity in the classroom.
At the WHO, Alum Aims to Remove Barriers Across the Globe
After discovering a passion for international relations, diplomacy and development at NC State, alumna Lianne Gonsalves entered the real world looking for a way to put it all together. And she has. Working as a technical officer at the World Health Organization, Gonsalves studies how to better connect young people with information and services related to their sexual and reproductive health.
Counting Americans: A new Mideast box on census is sensitive
"Without this kind of Census data, people just assume that Arabs or Muslims simply appeared on the scene after 9/11," Akram Khater, director of NC State's Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies, told the Chicago Tribune. Khater served on the Census's advisory panel. "To me you don't find safety in hiding."
Sexual Minorities at Greater Risk of Suicidal Behavior, Being Victims of Violence
Sexual minorities are more likely than heterosexuals to be victims of physical violence and to exhibit suicidal behavior, according to a recently published study.
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.
Brookins Named Outreach and Engagement Faculty Fellow
Craig Brookins, a faculty member in applied social and community psychology and program director for Africana studies in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, has been appointed as an Outreach and Engagement Faculty Fellow at NC State.
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.