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Student’s Startup Helps Teens Tap into Creative Gifts

Originally published at the Humanities and Social Science new site.   June 27, 2016  |  Nash Dunn In the cozy Blackspace studio in the heart of downtown Durham, Nate Myers and his high school students prep to film their first interview of the weekend. And it’s a big one — acclaimed jazz trumpeter and composer… Read More

NC State Initiative Sets Gold Standard for Language Diversity

Reprinted from the CHASS News website March 14, 2016  |  Nash Dunn When it comes to diversity in higher education, language may not be the first thing that comes to mind. But at NC State University, dialect is very much part of the conversation. Since it was developed here in 2012, a first-of-its-kind language diversity… Read More

Professor Helps N.C. County Interpret Connection to Underground Railroad:

Reprinted from the CHASS News website. February 25, 2016  |  Nash Dunn Across North Carolina, the National Park Service recognizes about a dozen sites that helped form the Underground Railroad. Three of them are in Halifax County. Located in the northeastern corner of the state, Halifax had several appeals for freedom seekers. For one, its… Read More

NC State Backs Effort to Advance Research on Women, Girls of Color

February 10, 2016  |  Nash Dunn NC State is part of a growing national initiative to advance research on women and girls of color. By joining the Collaborative to Advance Equity through Research, the university has committed to supporting its existing research about women and girls of color while also developing new opportunities for scholarly… Read More

State Department Taps Security Policies Expert for Jefferson Fellowship

January 15, 2016  |  Nash Dunn Kathleen Vogel, an associate professor of political science and the director of NC State’s Science, Technology and Society program, will spend the next academic year helping advise federal officials in Washington. The U.S. Department of State recently named Vogel to its 12th class of Jefferson Science Fellows, a group… Read More

Cherokee Language Film Wins Awards

The Cherokee language has been spoken for three millennia in the Appalachian highlands of western North Carolina, but if current trends aren’t reversed, Cherokee will soon go extinct. Of the 13,000 members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, only about 250 people are native Cherokee speakers who grew up speaking Cherokee as their first… Read More

English Professor’s Film Brings Oxford Archaeological Project to Life

An NC State English professor’s film is helping bring an archaeological site to life in Oxford, England. “Great Houses Make Not Men Holy,” a film co-created by professor of medieval and early modern literature Jim Knowles, virtually reconstructs architecture that once stood at the Westgate site, a current day shopping mall that once housed a… Read More

VOLAR: Translating Needs into Action

By many measures, Raleigh is one of America’s fastest-growing cities. Hispanics factor among the reasons for that growth: according to U.S. Census data, the percentage of people identifying as Hispanic or Latino in Raleigh grew from seven to 11.4 percent between 2000 and 2010, a trend that shows no signs of slowing. With that explosive growth… Read More

NC State Entrepreneurship Clinic: a pipeline of talent through engagement

By Anna Rzewnicki, Poole College Communications A pipeline of talent. Community outreach. Research-driven. Cutting-edge. These are among the key words in remarks made by officials to nearly 250 entrepreneurs and students, alumni, faculty and staff from North Carolina State University at the launch event for the NC State Entrepreneurship Clinic at HQ Raleigh on February… Read More

Coming Soon: CINC 2015 Tour

2015 Mini Connecting in North Carolina (CINC) Faculty/Staff Development Tour May 13 – 14, 2015 (Tentative)   So, what are the tour plans for May, 2015?  Will the bus travel to the east, to the south, to the north, or to the west?  Who knows at this point?  No one, not really!  Typically, we begin… Read More

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