David Blight: Frederick Douglass’ Vision of a Multi-Ethnic America
History Weekend features 2019 Pulitzer Prize winning historian David Blight, who will speak about Frederick Douglass' vision of a multi-ethnic America.
Religion and Its Despisers in America
Jason C. Bivins, Professor of Religious Studies at NC State, will give a talk entitled "Embattled Majority: Religion and Its Despisers in America" in the Religious Studies Colloquium Series.
Psychology ‘Getting Into Graduate School’ Workshop
The Department of Psychology advising office is hosting a "Getting Into Graduate School" workshop for any undergraduate students interested in graduate school in psychology. Different levels of training, types of graduate programs, how to choose a program, how to be competitive when applying and taking the GRE will be covered. Come hear from graduate students and academic advisers about graduate school! All undergraduate students are welcome. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Practical Approaches to Message Testing, with Andy Binder
If you’re doing public-facing science, you likely want to engage your audiences more deeply. We all tend to fall back on intuition and experience when designing our messages. But why not throw a little science at the problem? Communication professor Andrew Binder will provide practical advice on message testing you can adopt for improving your science communication. Learn about the kinds of message features you might vary, the kinds of responses you might measure, and how to interpret the results.
Deadline Nears for 2019 NC State Fiction Contest
Submit your entry to the 2019 NC State Fiction Contest before the October 15 deadline.
Book Discussion: “Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom”
Come discuss this 2019 Pulitzer Prize winning work in advance of NC State's History Weekend, when author and historian David Blight is our keynote speaker. This book discussion will be facilitated by David Zonderman, head of NC State's Department of History.
How Does the Government Actually Work? Theory vs. Practice
This workshop, facilitated by NC State political scientist Andy Taylor, highlights how complex and intricate the three branches of government are, and how they work together. Many of us are taught in basic civic and U.S. History courses that each branch of government has a set list of duties that they are restricted to, when in actuality they are very intertwined. Come gain a more holistic understanding of the United States government on the federal, state and local levels. Registration requested.
CWSP Brown Bag: Graduate Writing and Communication
Join us for a discussion about graduate students' communication needs and strategies for supporting their writing, speaking and development as emerging experts in their disciplines. This event is open to all faculty and graduate students in the NC State community.
SPEL Talk: “Is Capitalism Sustainable?”
Join us for a talk titled "Is Capitalism Sustainable," with Professor Michael Munger (Duke University) on Monday, September 23; 4.30 in Nelson 1212. Hosted by SPEL, NC State's Society for Politics, Economics and the Law. Pizza served.
Social Work Hosts Volunteer/Career Fair
All NC State students are welcome to attend the Department of Social Work's volunteer/career fair on September 23, 2019, from 9 AM - 2 PM at Talley Student Union.