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Mar 16, 2017 | NC State News

The Importance of African-American Speech: a Q&A with Walt Wolfram

Linguistics scholar Walt Wolfram reflects on the importance of understanding and appreciating African-American speech — the subject of a new documentary, "Talking Black in America," produced by the Language and Life Project at NC State.

Mar 9, 2017

History Weekend 2017 to Spotlight Immigration

Explore immigration and global consequences during multiple events at NC State March 31 and April 1. History Weekend 2017, sponsored by NC State’s Department of History and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, will examine how demographic and cultural shifts of international migration have shaped both the United States and other countries around the world.

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 13, 2017 | Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost News

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.

Feb 1, 2017 | Entrepreneurship Initiative

Alumna’s Bee Downtown Goes to Ghana

Leigh-Kathryn Bonner is bringing her "beesness" to Ghana to empower women and promote sustainability.

Jan 23, 2017

Alumna’s Novel Inspires Streaming Series on Zelda Fitzgerald

Alumna Therese Fowler is headed for the red carpet. The 2005 MFA in creative writing grad is in New York this week for the premiere of Z: The Beginning of Everything, a new TV series adapted from the pages of her 2013 novel about Zelda Fitzgerald.

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 11, 2017

Researchers Study How to Improve Mental Health Conditions at County Jail

Through a partnership with the Wake County Sheriff’s Office, NC State researchers are studying how to improve mental health conditions at the county jail. The project, which supports Wake County’s participation in the White House’s Data-Driven Justice Initiative, aims to help the jail operate more efficiently, but also improve the care and outcomes of those with mental health problems.

Jan 9, 2017 | Red and White for Life Alumni Blog

Keeping an Eye on Celebrity Artifacts

Country star Patsy Cline's accounting ledgers. Dance legend Bob Fosse's choreography. Apple founder Steve Jobs' polo shirt. They might not seem to have much in common — but they all have communication alum Brian Christopher Cummings’ fingerprints on them.

Jan 3, 2017 | NC State Sustainability

Student Carlo Zanelli Leaves Sustainability Impact At Home, Abroad

Pursuing dual master's degrees in Economics and International Studies, Carlo Zanelli hopes to work in global development or as a foreign service officer after NC State. He's well on his way.