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Oct 19, 2017

Class Trip Explores People’s History of Civil Rights

History comes alive for students in NC State’s popular History and Memory course. Professor Katherine Mellen Charron recounts lessons learned on a recent class trip to historic sites in the ongoing struggle for African-American civil rights in North Carolina.

Oct 18, 2017

Khayrallah Center Awards Khayrallah Prize to Lebanese Author

The Khayrallah Center is pleased to announce that Lebanese author Charif Majdalani is the recipient of the 2017 Khayrallah Prize. 

Oct 16, 2017

Join Us for a Homecoming Porch Party

Join fellow NC State alumni, their families, faculty, students, staff and friends on the front steps of Nelson Hall to enjoy refreshments, play games and watch the 2017 Homecoming Parade.

Oct 9, 2017

Meet Our 2017-18 Dean’s Scholars

Humanities and Social Sciences is proud to introduce the latest recipients of the Dean's Scholar Award.

Oct 6, 2017

Student of the Month: Jesse Young

Meet Jesse Young, a transfer student who's double majoring in Religious Studies and in Spanish and who is our student of the month.

Oct 4, 2017

Why Language Education Matters: NC State Co-Hosts Panel

NC State’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences Dean Jeff Braden moderated a panel discussion addressing the recent American Academy of Arts and Sciences report, "America’s Languages: Investing in Language Education for the 21st Century." U.S. Rep. David Price and former Ambassador Karl Eikenberry were among the speakers.

Sep 28, 2017 | NC State News

Study: There is Almost No Research on What Distinguishes Potential Terrorists

A recent analysis of the existing research on factors associated with an individual’s risk for engaging in terrorist activity highlights how little we know about these factors.

Sep 25, 2017 | NC State News

NC State’s Virtual MLK Project Headed to Smithsonian

NC State's innovative Virtual Martin Luther King (vMLK) Project will be on display next month at the Smithsonian as part of a new festival highlighting innovative research. 

Sep 20, 2017 | NC State News

Interactive Tool Offers Window Into History of Arab-Americans in NYC

Interactive, online tool allows scholars and the public to better understand the long history of Syrian and Lebanese immigrants to the United States.

Sep 8, 2017

Submit Your Stories to the NC State Fiction Contest

Drawing more than 300 entrants last year, this free literary contest is open to North Carolina residents and is one of the largest free-to-enter writing contests in the South.