Stories From 2013
Here’s My Degree — Where’s My Job?
Classes are just starting up at NC State. As freshmen find their way to obscure classrooms (where's Caldwell G108, anyway?) and other students tweak their schedules for a perfect fit, at the back of everyone's mind lurks the question: What am I going to do with the rest of my life? Professor Susan Katz's new e-book is designed to help students find the right job after college.
Wilton Barnhardt’s New Novel: Lookaway, Lookaway
Wilton Barnhardt, professor of creative writing, published his first novel when he was 29. After covering stock car racing for Sports Illustrated, he came to NC State as a faculty member in the Master of Fine Arts program when it enrolled its first students in 2005. Barnhardt models his novels after the classics of the 19th century in the tradition of Charles Dickens and Henry James. He’s written sprawling novels about New York, Hollywood and religion. His fourth novel, Lookaway, Lookaway, covers the South.
CHASS Welcomes New Tenure-Track Faculty for 2013-2014
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences welcomes 15 new tenure-track faculty to its ranks this fall. Their research interests range from medical anthropology to Spanish sociolinguistics. Meet these stellar scholars, researchers, and teachers.
Friends look to document, celebrate Hondros’ life
Friends of the late Chris Hondros are making a documentary to honor his life and career. "He was one of the greatest photographers of all time," says his friend Greg Campbell. "He had developed into the elder statesman of conflict photographers. Everyone respected him, even his competitors. He was a master of his environment." In 2011, Hondros was fatally wounded in a mortar attack in Libya.
What Lies Ahead for NC State’s Humanities and Social Sciences?
During the College of Humanities and Social Sciences’ 50th year, we are not only looking back over our rich history. We are also looking ahead to the next 50 years. In this video, Dean Jeff Braden is joined by faculty, alumni, and students who share their vision for CHASS over the next 50 years.
English Major Earns Fulbright Summer Institute Scholarship
English major Jessica Hatcher is spending her summer in Scotland. But she's not your typical tourist. Hatcher has received a Fulbright Summer Institute scholarship to study at the University of Dundee and the University of Strathclyde. The Fulbright is considered one of the most prestigious and selective summer scholarship programs operating world-wide.
Three of Four 2013 Mathews Medalists are CHASS Students
Three of the four seniors receiving the Mathews Medal this year are CHASS students. The Mathews Medal is the highest non-academic distinction awarded to NC State students, and is reserved for those who have made significant contributions based on leadership and service.
A Most Impressive Incoming Class
The numbers are in on the incoming freshman class. And they are more impressive than ever.
2013 Faculty Awards
Faculty from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences were recently recognized for outstanding accomplishments in teaching, advising, research and engagement at an awards ceremony and reception in Caldwell Lounge. "As we mark our 50th year as a distinct college, we continue to come into our own, as is reflected in our faculty's accomplishments," said CHASS Dean Jeff Braden. "The scholarship, commitment, and passion represented by these awards demonstrate the breadth of excellence in our faculty."
Students, faculty, and staff filled the patio outside Caldwell Hall for CHASS Fest — a multidisciplinary celebration organized by the Dean's Office, the CHASS Council, and CHASS students.