Student’s Art History Research Leads to Museums, Galleries Abroad
Kyle Canter's research on the German photographer Wilhelm von Gloeden has led him to museums, galleries and archives in the United States and Europe.
Parcel Appointed Program Director at NSF
Toby Parcel, professor of sociology at NC State, will serve as a program director with the National Science Foundation. Her appointment is part of NSF’s rotating program director initiative through which university faculty work at the federal agency for one or two years.
Celebrating the Extraordinary: Honoring Our Scholarship Recipients, Donors
Humanities and Social Sciences scholarship recipients got to meet the donors who make their awards possible at the college's annual luncheon honoring both groups on Feb. 16.
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.
The Year in Pictures: Humanities and Social Sciences in 2016
Take a look back at some of our favorite stories (and photos) of the year.
Curiosity, Commitment Define Couple’s Marriage — and Their Philanthropy
Enthusiastic to share what they’ve learned with others, Charlie and Marty Coe have thrived as educators — Charlie as a public administration professor at NC State and Marty as a high school world history instructor. Now retired, the couple wants to ensure that other scholars have the appropriate resources to continue creating and sharing knowledge.
Army Honors Professor for Service at Language Training Center
For the past four years, professor Ruth Gross has been instrumental to NC State's Language Training Center, a program designed to help special forces soldiers grow their understanding of languages they’ll encounter in the field. For her service, the Department of the Army recently awarded Gross the Commander’s Award for Public Service.
Good Attitudes About Aging Help Seniors Handle Stress
New research from NC State psychologists finds that having a positive attitude about aging makes older adults more resilient when faced with stressful situations.
Undergrad Pursues Mobile Eco App Research
After transferring to NC State in 2015, Tarang Malaviya says he was inspired to "seek solutions to current problems." So, that's what he did. Volunteering to assist a doctoral student with environmental communication research, Malaviya helped study how mobile phone applications can help the public make sustainable choices.
Colloquium Highlights Secrecy, Intelligence
Researchers who study intelligence often face methodological and conceptual challenges associated with the secret nature of the field. Next week, members of the academic and intelligence communities will come together at NC State to discuss how to overcome those barriers.