NC Native Finds Passion For His Roots — and For Research
Hear from senior history major Andrew Collins on what inspired him to pursue undergraduate research and what he's learned during the process.
Swimming in New Waters
Natalie Labonge, a junior majoring in Communication and Spanish, studied abroad in Spain during Summer 2015. A member of NC State's Women's Swimming Team, she was determined to mesh her academic interests with her busy athletic schedule.
Internship Involves Lying in a Hammock … and Much More
Briana Ullman spent a good part of her summer in and around hammocks, working hard and enjoying it thoroughly. The communication major found the internship of her dreams with ENO, makers of packable hammocks and other outdoors accessories. She blogged for them, managed their social media, made contacts with media ... and reaffirmed that she's on the right path to her career. Read the Q & A.
Undergrad’s Research Focus: Mental Illness and Crime
Psychology major Elizabeth Burris is concerned about the nation's mental health care crisis. She's taking a Think and Do approach as she conducts research in NC State’s Forensic Psychology in the Public Interest Lab.
Student Researches Electronic Music Subcultures, Immigrant Treatment
The subculture of electronic dance music. How immigrants are represented in national media. Undergraduate Shelby Coury (sociology and anthropology) says the research she’s conducted in these disparate areas has been challenging, eye-opening, and hugely beneficial. She has gained experience, knowledge and confidence in her abilities as a researcher.