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Oct 13, 2015

Top History Paper Examines Early Voting Rights Case

History student Micah Khater recounts the fascinating details of a Depression-era civil rights case in Wilkes County, North Carolina. Her groundbreaking work has been selected as the best undergraduate history paper in the state. 

Nov 29, 2012

Two CHASS Faculty Members Named University Scholars

Two CHASS faculty members are among the first recipients of the University Faculty Scholars program. The scholars will receive $10,000 for each of the next five years to pursue their academic endeavors. The program aims to strengthen NC State by retaining and investing in top leaders and rewarding them for their outstanding work. 

Nov 23, 2012

Student’s Selfless Service Wins 2012 Community Impact Award

Congratulations to Britt Taylor, recipient of the 2012 Community Impact Award. The anthropology major was recognized by the North Carolina Campus Compact during its annual student conference for his outstanding efforts to address hunger and other community needs. 

Oct 8, 2012

German Professor Earns Top Prize

Assistant Professor of German Jonathan Wipplinger has won recognition for his research into blackface minstrelsy in German culture. "The Racial Ruse: On Blackness and Blackface Comedy in fin-de-siecle Germany" was voted as the best article in The German Quarterly (vol. 84) by the journal's 16-member editorial board. Wipplinger will receive the Max Kade Prize -- one of the most prestigious prizes in German Studies -- for his work.