Stories From 2021

Dec 9, 2021  |  College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Wolfpack Writers: Sarah Grunder Ruiz

We caught up with English alumna and lecturer Sarah Grunder Ruiz to learn more about her new book "Love, Lists and Fancy Ships."

Dec 8, 2021

Student Spotlight: ABM Student, Emily Waddell

Meet Emily Waddell, current M.A. in English student who is also a part of the Accelerated Bachelor’s-Master’s degree program.

Dec 2, 2021

MFA Student Named a Three Minute Thesis Winner

Shaping her research project as a novel, MFA in creative writing candidate Catey Christiansen explores the impact of misattributed parentage.

Dec 1, 2021

Faculty Notes for November

CHRIS ANSON On November 13, Chris Anson was a plenary speaker at the III ALES International Conference, held virtually at the Universidade Federal da Paraíba, João Pessoa, Brazil. He also led a pre-conference workshop at the same conference on November […]

Nov 29, 2021  |  College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Study of African American Language Wins Prestigious Linguistics Award

A research team led by William C. Friday Distinguished University Professor Walt Wolfram has been honored for its unprecedented research on how language changes during the first 20 years of life.

Nov 10, 2021

Wolfpack Writers: Mary Ruth Barnes

We caught up with English alumna Mary Ruth Barnes to learn more about her historical fiction novel "Little Bird."

Nov 8, 2021

Clare Jordan Named 2021 Distinguished Alumna

For 28 years, Clare Jordan has been working with nonprofits and sharing the joy of generosity, earning her special recognition for alumni of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Nov 1, 2021

Faculty Notes for October 2021

CHRIS ANSON Chris Anson, along with co-authors Ian Anson and Kendra Andrews, published “Peer Review in First-Year Composition and STEM Courses: A Large-Scale Corpus Analysis of Key Writing Terms” in Composition and Big Data (Eds. Amanda Licastro and Benjamin Miller), University of […]

Oct 26, 2021

Writing in 10-Minute Snatches of Time

Sarah Grunder Ruiz, 2018 NC State MFA fiction graduate, is a rising tide. Despite teaching full-time and anticipating the release of her debut novel, she still makes the time to pop up in zoom windows, sharing detailed slides and advice with current MFA students. Projecting organization and endless calm, she raises all ships, generously and freely sharing what she’s learned about writing and publishing, post-MFA. 

Oct 9, 2021

Faculty Notes for September 2021

CHRIS ANSON Chris Anson’s lead chapter, “After the Big Bang: The Expanding Universe of Writing Studies,” has been published in The Expanding Universe of Writing Studies: Higher Education Writing Research (Peter Lang). The essay is a revised version of a plenary […]