Dec 1, 2016
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.
Sep 26, 2016
Join Us for A Homecoming Porch Party
Register now to attend our Homecoming Porch Party! This year, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences is teaming up with the Poole College of Management, College of Sciences, College of Education, College of Design, College of Natural Resources and the Vice Provost and Director of NCSU Libraries to host the Porch Party on Friday, Oct. 28, 2016.
Sep 16, 2016
Mosquitoes, Zika and Biotech Regulation
In a new Policy Forum article in Science, NC State professor Jennifer Kuzma argues that federal authorities are missing an opportunity to revise outdated regulatory processes not fit for modern innovations in biotechnology.
Sep 9, 2016 | NCSU Libraries
Experiencing King Weekend Features Unique Performances, Exhibits
Incorporating stage drama, documentary film, audio archives, contemporary art and immersive technologies, Experiencing King at NC State celebrates the civil rights vision of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as it played out in North Carolina — the subject of innovative digital humanities research by NC State professors Dr. Jason Miller and Dr. Victoria J. Gallagher.
Aug 29, 2016
‘Contested Tastes’ Shines Light on Politics of Foie Gras
NC State sociologist Michaela DeSoucey captures arguments for and against foie gras, why they matter and what they mean in "Contested Tastes: Foie Gras and the Politics of Food" (Princeton University Press). Shining a light on multiple issues that comprise the charged debate, DeSoucey reveals the political systems and moral arguments that increasingly influence food and taste.
Aug 22, 2016 | Foreign Languages and Literatures News
Preserving the Spanish of Yucatan
For Foreign Languages and Literatures professor Jim Michnowicz Think and Do means, among other things, preserving linguistic diversity around the world, particularly Latin America.
Aug 16, 2016 | NC State News
From Competition to Exhibition: Arts in the Olympic Games
Gold medals for music? NC State communication professor Chris Ingraham writes about the Olympic history of arts competitions and how they were phased out.
Aug 10, 2016 | NC State News
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.
Aug 1, 2016
Writers Make Top Sci-Fi, Fantasy List
Five writers from NC State’s MFA in Creative Writing Program are receiving recognition for their work in science fiction and fantasy. Editors of the Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy series selected stories from one MFA student, three alumni and one faculty member to its latest list of notable stories.
Jul 25, 2016 | NC State News
Study: Young Adults Have Various Levels of ‘Independence’
New research from an NC State sociologist finds that the concept of being either dependent or independent doesn’t apply to almost half of young adults in the United States. Instead, the study finds that young adults can fall into any of four categories that span the spectrum from full independence to being wholly dependent on parents.