Sep 8, 2017
Submit Your Stories to the NC State Fiction Contest
Drawing more than 300 entrants last year, this free literary contest is open to North Carolina residents and is one of the largest free-to-enter writing contests in the South.
Aug 7, 2017
Maryellen Smith (M.S. Technical Communication ’07)
Alumna Maryellen Smith explains how her degree in technical communication serves her well every day.
Jul 31, 2017
Dialects Aren’t ‘Bad English’ — They’re Patterns
Graduate student Jessica Hatcher discusses the importance of educating teachers and others about language variation.
May 22, 2017
Building a Legacy
NC State alumna Clare Jordan founded the campus chapter of Habitat for Humanity more than 25 years ago. She now supports an endowment that will benefit students who are completing nonprofit internships.
May 10, 2017
Meet Some of Our Outstanding 2017 Graduates
Our army of nearly 38,600 Humanities and Social Sciences alumni will grow even larger this spring, as nearly 1,000 of our undergraduate and graduate students earn NC State diplomas for their hard work. Meet a few of our outstanding graduates and see what's next for them after commencement.
May 8, 2017
Students, Alumni Selected for Prestigious Fulbright Grants
Six Humanities and Social Sciences students and alumni will teach English or conduct research abroad after winning prestigious Fulbright grants for the 2017-18 academic year.
May 4, 2017 | College of Humanities and Social Sciences News
Constructing Identity Among Italians at NC State
Using language as a window into their experiences, NC State graduate student and Fulbright fellow Cecilia Tomasatti conducted interviews with not only Italian students, but also faculty, about what it’s like to adapt to another country’s climate, culture and cuisine.
Apr 20, 2017 | College of Humanities and Social Sciences News
Language, Gender and Disney Princesses
With billions of dollars in box office and retail sales, the films in Disney’s Princess collection have an immense reach. And while entertaining, their messages can also be influential in how children learn about social norms and behaviors. In this Q&A, NC State graduate student Karen Eisenhauer discusses her research on how language in the Disney Princess movies can depict and represent gender roles.
Apr 3, 2017
Student’s Documentary Captures ‘Common Link’ Between Us: Humanity
Laila Knio, a senior psychology major who is graduating in May, has completely maximized her four years at NC State. Between her responsibilities as a Park scholar, avid traveler and pre-med student, she managed to create an entire film. "The Common Link" is a 45-minute documentary that chronicles the tales of eight different Lebanese people.
Mar 6, 2017
Side by Side with the Dean: Kaitlin Fritz Wins Contest
Congratulations to senior English and design studies double-major Kaitlin Fritz, the winner of the college’s 2017 Side by Side with the Dean contest.