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A still image from a video featuring a message from Dean Jeff Braden

Nov 24, 2020

Graduation 2020: A Time, Class Like No Other

A sincere tip of the mortarboard to our college’s 1,207 undergraduate and 292 master’s and doctoral degree graduates. Dean Jeff Braden shares a special message with the Class of 2020. 

x-ray shows electrodes implanted in a human brain

Nov 16, 2020

Studies Outline Key Ethical Questions Surrounding Brain-Computer Interface Tech

Brain-computer interfaces are becoming more common, but as College of Humanities and Social Sciences researchers explain, ethical questions remain. 

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Nov 12, 2020

Search for Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences Underway

After leading the College of Humanities and Social Sciences as dean for more than 11 years, Jeff Braden is returning to the faculty in July 2021. Provost Warwick Arden has officially launched an open search for the college's next dean. 

Trista Acebo outside of Witherspoon Student Union

Nov 2, 2020

Howling Success: From the Marines to the Wolfpack

Arabic and communication double-major Trista Acebo, a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, is helping other student veterans at NC State navigate the transition to college. 

Drew Grantham

Oct 28, 2020

MALS Provides a Path for Wolfpack Gymnast

Gymnast Drew Grantham found a way to integrate her interests in athletics, organizational development and inclusion through NC State's Master of Arts in Liberal Studies program. 

Paul Fyfe

Oct 20, 2020

Professor Paul Fyfe Brings a Humanistic Approach to Data

English professor Paul Fyfe explains how his course is helping students develop critical data literacy — while seeing how data impacts their own lives and the world. 

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Oct 12, 2020

Caring For Others Is a Key Driver in Getting People to Use Chatbots for Mental Health

NC State communication professor Yang Cheng assessed what would motivate people to use chatbots for mental health services in the wake of a mass shooting. 

people in hard hats with shovels

Oct 8, 2020

In the Name of Freedom

Communication professor Victoria Gallagher and student diversity coordinator Joe Johnson are on the board of directors for the new Freedom Park planned for downtown Raleigh. 

steak sandwich

Oct 1, 2020

How Steak-umm Became a Social Media Phenomenon During the Pandemic

Doctoral student Ekaterina Bogomoletc explains how a brand of frozen meat products took social media by storm (and why that matters). 

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Sep 30, 2020

For Black Girls, Attitudes About Being Black Affect Risk of Depression

NC State researchers find that the messages Black girls hear at home about being Black women can affect their risk of depression.