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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

CINC 2014 Week 4: Carver Machine Works

This is part four of a four-part series on the 2014 Mini Connecting in North Carolina Faculty and Staff Development tour. To view the other entries in the series, click here. Week 4 of the Series: Carver Machine Works After eating a delicious lunch in historic Bath, NC, and listening to a presentation by Mr.Barry Nash with the NC State… Read More

CINC 2014 Week 3: Flanders Corporation

This is part three of a four-part series on the 2014 Mini Connecting in North Carolina Faculty and Staff Development tour. To view the other entries in the series, click here. Week 3 of the series: Flanders Corporation  The visit with Davenport was a great shared experience for Mini-CINC tour participants to discuss as we rode to our next manufacturer, a… Read More

CINC 2014 Week 2: JP Davenport & Sons

This is part two of a four-part series on the 2014 Mini Connecting in North Carolina Faculty and Staff Development tour. To view the other entries in the series, click here. Week 2 of the series: JP Davenport & Sons The first stop along the Mini CINC Tour took us off the major highway and past the seemingly endless flat… Read More

CINC 2014 Week 1: Tour Overview

This is part one of a four-part series on the 2014 Mini Connecting in North Carolina Faculty and Staff Development tour. To view the other entries in the series, click here. Week 1 of the series: Highlights and overview of the Mini-CINC tour Sponsored by the Provost, the Vice Provost for Outreach and Engagement and the Vice Provost for… Read More

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