Study Links Parental Support and Career Success of Children
A recent study finds young people who get financial support from their parents have greater professional success, highlighting one way social inequality is transmitted across generations.
Outstanding Seniors Awarded NC State’s Highest Non-Academic Distinction
Three NC State graduating seniors received the 2018 Mathews Medal, the highest non-academic distinction awarded to NC State students. Two are students in Humanities and Social Sciences. The award, administered by the Alumni Association Student Ambassador Program, recognizes seniors who have made significant contributions to the university and created a lasting legacy.
Meet Some of Our Outstanding 2018 Graduates
Our community of 40,000 alumni will grow even larger this spring, as nearly 1,000 Humanities and Social Sciences undergraduate and graduate students earn NC State diplomas for their hard work.
38 Students Showcase Graduate Research at NC State Symposium
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences had 38 presenters and six award winners at this year's NC State Graduate Student Research Symposium.
What Children Understand About Food Insecurity
Researchers have begun asking children about their households’ lack of food—and making surprising discoveries. NC State University sociologist Sarah Bowen, who just concluded a five-year study funded by the USDA and is currently analyzing the data, interviewed 81 subjects aged 7 to 13 about their coping strategies.
Alum Tony Caravano’s Caldwell Support Comes Full Circle
From his days as a student leader to his investment in the Caldwell Fellows, alum Tony Caravano has always believed in the NC State community.
Homeless Women Say ‘Me Too,’ But No One Listens
In this guest column for the Huffington Post, NC State sociology doctoral candidate Mari Kate Mycek turns our attention to women experiencing homelessness — and sexual assault and harassment. Mycek's research focuses on the intersections of food, inequality and community development.
Global Storyteller: Sinthia Shabnam
NC State's Office of Global Engagement recently caught up with Sinthia Shabnam, a junior double-majoring in sociology and political science. Learn more about Shabnam's experiences traveling abroad.
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.
Student Contest: Spend a Day With the Dean
Wanted: A Humanities and Social Sciences student with a busy schedule and a sense of adventure. Enter this contest to spend a day side by side with your dean, Jeff Braden. Show him your world, and learn about his.