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Feb 22, 2018

Contest Winner Named: Side By Side With the Dean

Sophomore Taylor Hayden, a double major in international studies and Arabic, has won the honor of serving side by side with Humanities and Social Sciences Dean Jeff Braden on March 21, 2018.

Feb 21, 2018

Seaflower Biosphere Reserve Project Seeks Sustainable Solutions in Colombia

Headed by NC State applied anthropologist Tim Wallace, the Seaflower Biosphere Reserve Project seeks sustainable solutions to ecological change from tourism in Colombia.

Feb 15, 2018 | NC State News

Educator Dubroy to Discuss Xenophobia and Inclusivity

Tashni-Ann Dubroy, executive vice president and COO of Howard University, will deliver the 2018 Humanities and Social Sciences Diversity Lecture on Thursday, Feb. 22. Her talk is titled “There Is a Xenophobe Among Us: Diversity and Inclusivity on College Campuses.”

Feb 13, 2018

NC State, Campbell Law School Partner to Offer Dual Graduate Degree in Social Work, Law

A new dual degree program enables students to earn a Master of Social Work and a Juris Doctor simultaneously through NC State’s Department of Social Work and Campbell Law School.

Feb 13, 2018

Submit Your Poems to the 2018 NC State Poetry Contest

The NC State Poetry Contest is one of the largest free-to-enter literary competitions in the South. This year's grand prize is $500.

Feb 12, 2018 | Our State Magazine

Recreating MLK’s “Dream” Speech in Rocky Mount

NC State English Professor Jason Miller and others are re-staging Martin Luther King's first "I Have a Dream" speech in Rocky Mount's Booker T. Washington Gymnasium at 6:00 pm on Feb. 23. The recreation will be filmed for use in Miller's documentary film entitled Origin of the Dream.

Feb 8, 2018 | New York Times

How to Read Between the Lines When Scott Pruitt Talks About Climate Science

NC State Communication professor Nicole Lee told The New York Times that EPA administrator Scott Pruitt's statements on climate science represent a form of “political communication,” rather than an effort to discuss scientific findings.

Feb 2, 2018 | Robesonian

Trump’s Sun Shines in Britain

In this opinion piece, NC State political scientist Andy Taylor reflects on Donald Trump's influence on British politics.

Jan 31, 2018

Student of the Month: Olivia Zalecki

Meet Olivia Zalecki, a junior double majoring in Chinese and International Politics and our student of the month. She is a Caldwell Fellow, founder and president of Adopted Students Union at NC State, and has studied abroad in China and England. She aspires to work in government in the area of international relations.

Jan 30, 2018 | The Conversation

Nuclear Disasters and ‘The Day After’

Marsha Gordon was among the 100 million people who watched a controversial "what if" film in the early 1980s about nuclear disaster. Now a professor of film studies at NC State, Gordon asks, "Is it time for a 21st century version of 'The Day After'?"