Keeping an Eye on Celebrity Artifacts
Country star Patsy Cline's accounting ledgers. Dance legend Bob Fosse's choreography. Apple founder Steve Jobs' polo shirt. They might not seem to have much in common — but they all have communication alum Brian Christopher Cummings’ fingerprints on them.
Alumna’s Cookbook Celebrates Food of Eastern North Carolina
Before she built a hugely successful farm-to-table restaurant in Kinston, N.C., and became the star of a PBS documentary series on her life in the kitchen and as the mother of two young children, alumna Vivian Howard dreamed of becoming a food writer.
Alumni Achievements, Service Honored at 2016 Evening of Stars
The NC State Alumni Association recently recognized three Humanities and Social Sciences graduates for outstanding achievements and service in their careers, communities and beyond.
Writers Make Top Sci-Fi, Fantasy List
Five writers from NC State’s MFA in Creative Writing Program are receiving recognition for their work in science fiction and fantasy. Editors of the Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy series selected stories from one MFA student, three alumni and one faculty member to its latest list of notable stories.
Arielle DeLisle has Found Her Voice in Phoenix
English and psychology alumna Arielle DeLisle is a lot like most of the alumni featured in the Red and White for Life blog's Wolfpack Nation series in that she lives far away from North Carolina. But in a way, the voice-over specialist and voice actor still lives in Raleigh by way of Phoenix, Ariz.
Retired Faculty Honored at Brunch
Retired Humanities and Social Sciences faculty reconnected and reminisced on May 19 at a brunch honoring their service to the college.
Recipe for Success
Chef, restaurateur and TV star Vivian Howard can now add Distinguished Alumna to her long list of achievements.
Now Streaming: Alumna’s Novel Being Transformed into Amazon TV Series
Last summer, author and NC State alumna Therese Fowler added a new title to her resume: TV producer. After being invited to Savannah, Georgia, for the filming of a new Amazon Studios pilot, Fowler watched as Christina Ricci and a cast of supporting actors played out scenes inspired by Fowler’s latest book, “Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald.” Amazon has since ordered a full season of “Z: The Beginning of Everything,” a bio-series based on Fowler’s 2013 New York Times bestseller.
Alumna Wires Rural Idaho Hospital
Darla Anglen-Whitley (English '86) is on the front lines of a health-care revolution. She manages health informatics at Syringa Hospital and Clinics in rural Idaho, where she oversees technology that gives patients electronic access to their doctors and medical records. The American Hospital Association named Syringa Idaho’s most wired hospital in 2014 and 2015 in recognition of its work to give patients and doctors a system for secure online communication and access to medical records.
Year in Review: Top Humanities and Social Sciences Stories of 2015
As another year comes to an end, take a look back at some of our favorite stories from 2015. This snapshot of the innovative and purposeful work that stems from our students, faculty, alumni and friends, underscores a fact that's clearer now than ever: the humanities and social sciences are not just relevant to solving the problems of the 21st Century, they are essential.