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Month: June 2020

Jun 25, 2020

Study Suggests Mask Mandate Could Lead to Racial Profiling

“There’s a lot of prejudice and discrimination out there, and African-Americans are more likely, it seems, to face that when wearing a bandana or a cloth mask face covering,” said Steve Greene, a political science professor at NC State. 

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Jun 25, 2020

We Are the Wolfpack: Meet Akram Khater

The distinguished professor of history spearheads a massive effort to preserve the history and culture of Lebanese Americans. 

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Jun 22, 2020

The New Normal: How Nonprofits Should Update Their Operations to Account for COVID-19

A checklist created by public administration students outlines what nonprofits need to do to adapt to the pandemic. 

Jun 19, 2020

What Does Juneteenth Mean Today?

NC state professor and award-winning author Blair Kelley along with playwright and former NFL player Greg Ellis discuss the history of Juneteenth and put it in the context of recent events. 

Jun 19, 2020

What to Consider as You Donate to a Social Justice Fund

To help you navigate the world of giving, we enlisted the following experts: Amanda Stewart, an assistant professor and non-profit researcher in the Department of Public Administration in the School of Public and International Affairs at North Carolina State University. “I personally think of donations as lining up the right things,” Stewart told CNN. 

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Jun 19, 2020

Supporting Academic Continuity

Humanities and Social Sciences faculty and university partners are helping colleagues with their academic continuity questions in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Jun 18, 2020

What Is Juneteenth?

Susanna Lee, an associate professor of history, explains the roots of Juneteenth, or Emancipation Day. 

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Jun 17, 2020

Troy Case Named Head, Sociology and Anthropology

NC State’s Department of Sociology and Anthropology will welcome Troy Case as head, effective July 1, 2020. 

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Jun 15, 2020

CFACE Names Acting Director

Craig (Kwesi) Brookins will lead NC State’s Center for Family and Community Engagement as acting director from July 1 - December 31, 2020. 

Jun 12, 2020

Return of the Drive-In

In the latest episode of WUNC's "Movies on the Radio" segment, film studies professor Marsha Gordon helps discuss recent interest in drive-in theaters.