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Year: 2019

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Dec 18, 2019

Communication Major Gains Real-World Experience With Library Support

Katie Gruninger, a student administrative assistant at Hunt Library, was recently awarded the Library Leaders Scholarship. 

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Dec 16, 2019

Psychology Researchers Call For Changes to Better Address Racial Health Disparities

NC State psychologist Vanessa Volpe is among researchers calling for focus on race and health disparities. Learn more about their proposal. 

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Dec 13, 2019

Year in Review: Our Top Stories of 2019

2019 was full of honors, outreach and new beginnings for NC State’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences. 

Poet Gerald Barrax sits at his desk.

Dec 12, 2019

‘The Job of a Poet Is to Tell the Truth’: Remembering Gerald Barrax

Former students and colleagues share their impressions of Gerald Barrax, emeritus professor of English, who died Dec. 7. 

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Dec 11, 2019

Looking Back And Ahead: Meet Our Student Commencement Speakers

Humanities and Social Sciences' student commencement speakers come from far and wide, each offering a unique perspective as members of the Wolfpack. 

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Dec 4, 2019

Storyteller Cadwell Turnbull

Alumnus Cadwell Turnbull (M.A. in English; MFA ’15) is a science fiction and fantasy author. Learn more about his debut novel, "The Lesson," and hear what he values from his time at NC State. 

Understanding James Baldwin held in front of Talley

Dec 3, 2019

Wolfpack Writers: Marc Dudley

We caught up with English professor Marc Dudley to learn more about his book "Understanding James Baldwin," part of the Understanding Contemporary American Literature series. 

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Dec 2, 2019

Food Fights: How History Shapes What We Eat – And Why

Everybody eats. But as two NC State history professors explain, what people eat, and what drives our decisions about food, vary tremendously. 

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Nov 26, 2019

$2.24M in Grants Will Equip Social Workers to Address Opioid Crisis

With support from two grants, NC State's Department of Social Work is preparing students to help those struggling with addiction. 

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Nov 22, 2019

Jane Rogers: Supporting Students’ Leadership Potential

Jane Rogers mentors and supports students in countless ways. Meet the Humanities and Social Sciences 2019 Distinguished Alumna.