Stories From 2011

Dec 9, 2011

CHASS Integral to North Carolina’s Year of Communicating Science 2012

2012 is shaping up to be a big year for communication related to science. During North Carolina’s Year of Communicating Science, the Triangle area will be center stage for those who write about, speak about, and otherwise translate science for the less technicially inclined. NC State University will be very much a part of the conversations, and we invite you to join us.

Dec 8, 2011

Enjoy a Little Sci-Fi with John Kessel

In a throwback to the serialized storytelling of the golden age of sci-fi, readers of NC State’s research blog, The Abstract, are enjoying a serialized version of “Events Preceding the Helvetican Renaissance” (2009) by John Kessel. Kessel is a two-time Nebula […]

Dec 8, 2011

Learning With the Lights Off

Associate professors of film studies Devin and Marsha Orgeron have shared guest posts on NC State's research blog, The Abstract. Their essays relate to their forthcoming book about educational films, Learning With the Lights Off (Oxford University Press, 2012).

Dec 6, 2011

Alum Serves As One of Wake County’s Newest Assistant DAs

As a new assistant district attorney in North Carolina’s capital, Win Bassett ‘07 intends to serve the citizens of Wake County by administering justice fairly on their behalf. The Virginia native initially came to Raleigh as a Park Scholar to […]

Nov 8, 2011

Chancellor Woodson Visits CHASS

CHASS welcomed NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson for a visit to the college on October 31.  Chancellor Woodson started his afternoon with a lunch with CHASS students. He listened to their concerns about tuition increases, curricular adjustments, and other pressing […]

Oct 27, 2011

Hans Kellner, After Hours

  Hans Kellner, opera star? You think you know your professors. He’s the expert in Shakespeare. She knows communication theories backwards and forwards. That’s the ergonomics group. But CHASS faculty members lead many lives. Hans Kellner, for example, is an […]

Oct 18, 2011

CHASS Celebrates National Day on Writing

Step into new ways of writing on October 20. New technologies have expanded the possibilities for writing in multiple media, including digital media. Through the National Day on Writing, created by the National Council of Teachers of English, participants can […]

Oct 13, 2011

Taste Dialect Stew at NC State Fair

Danica Cullinan and Neal Hutcheson preparing the exhibit. Calling all dingbatters!** When you head to the State Fair, make sure you get a taste of North Carolina dialect stew. A CHASS exhibit celebrating the state’s richly-flavored  dialects will introduce fair-goers […]

Oct 10, 2011

Two CHASS Faculty Summoned for White House Summit

Susan Miller-Cochran and Chris Anson at the White House English Professors Chris Anson and Susan Miller-Cochran were invited guests at the White House last week for a summit focused around their areas of expertise. Miller-Cochran directs the university’s First Year […]

Oct 5, 2011

Dust off your old films—Home Movie Day is October 15

Home Movie Day is a celebration of local amateur home movies that also provides a chance for attendees to learn how to preserve those movies for the enjoyment of future generations. Come meet with local film archivists, learn about the […]