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Aug 17, 2010

Humanities and Social Sciences Alumni: Tony Caravano

As Deputy State Director for US Senator Kay Hagan, Tony Caravano (Criminology ‘04) called on the skills he honed as a Humanities and Social Sciences major. 

Aug 11, 2010

HBO Documentary “For Neda” Screening

At 7:00 pm on Wednesday, August 25, at DH Hill Library’s theatre, NC State University will screen of the HBO documentary “For Neda.” The film profiles Neda Agha-Soltan’s life and death. Neda was killed in the aftermath of the disputed presidential election in Iran last June. A video of her death was circulated around the world… 

Aug 5, 2010

Braunbeck Named Assistant Dean of Interdisciplinary Studies Program

Dr. Helga Braunbeck has been named assistant dean of the Interdisciplinary Studies Program at North Carolina State University, effective August 16. The IDS program is housed in NC State’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Braunbeck has been at NC State since 1990. For the past three years she has directed International Studies within IDS and co-directed… 

Aug 3, 2010

Walt Wolfram Introduces Chancellor Woodson to southeastern NC

When it comes to dialects, North Carolina is one of the nation’s richest states. Dr. Walt Wolfram, William C. Friday Distinguished University professor and director of the North Carolina Language and Life Project recently introduced new NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson to some of that linguistic diversity as they toured around Pembroke, where Wolfram has done… 

Jul 21, 2010

Taliaferro Elected to National Urban Affairs Board

Jocelyn D. Taliaferro, MSW, Associate Professor in the Department of Social Work, was recently elected to the Governing Board of the Urban Affairs Association for a three-year term. 

Jul 21, 2010

Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty: Branda Nowell

Branda Nowell is Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Administration. She teaches organizational behavior and theory, and focuses her research around multi-organizational systems for responding to complex issues. 

Jul 16, 2010

Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty: Tom Hess

Tom Hess is Professor of Psychology. His research, which involves cognitive functioning across the life span, seeks to contradict the stereotype that getting older means losing a mental edge. 

Jul 13, 2010

Political Science Names New Chair

Dr. Bob Moog will become chair of the Department of Political Science on Aug. 1, 2010. He replaces Dr. Andy Taylor, who is returning to the faculty after serving as chair for four and a half years. Moog came to NC State in 1989 after completing doctoral studies in political science at the University of Chicago.… 

Jun 25, 2010

Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty: Anna Bigelow

Anna Bigelow is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies. Her book, Sharing the Sacred: Practicing Pluralism in Muslim North India is a study of a Muslim majority community in Indian Punjab and the shared sacred and civic spaces in that community. 

May 3, 2010

Promising Future

Decisions, decisions. Graduating senior Ericka Aiken has options. Maybe too many options. The bright political science major shuffles through a stack of acceptance letters from some pretty impressive law schools. There’s one from Duke, which sweetens the deal with a guarantee of $18,000 a year in financial aid. Georgetown tops that, promising $35,000 a year.…