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Lauren Pressley smiles in a headshot photograph.

Oct 5, 2018

My NC State Story: Lauren Pressley (Communication ’02; Philosophy ’03)

Lauren Pressley says her social sciences and humanities degrees gave her "an appreciation for nuance, logic and the complex systems of knowledge production" — and for using the library. 

Matt Starr smiles in a posed headshot.

Oct 1, 2018

My NC State Story: Matt Starr (Communication ’16)

Matt Starr says that at NC State, he found a purpose, and found his voice. He published his first book in 2018. 

Leigh Ann Caldwell stands inside the Capitol Building

Sep 12, 2018

Where Are They Now? Alumna Leigh Ann Caldwell

Leigh Ann Caldwell was a distance swimmer for the Wolfpack as a communication major, and today, she’s in the rough-and-tumble world of covering Congress and politics as a reporter for NBC News. 

Graduates wearing caps and gowns celebrate

May 3, 2018

Meet Some of Our Outstanding 2018 Graduates

Our community of 40,000 alumni will grow even larger this spring, as nearly 1,000 Humanities and Social Sciences undergraduate and graduate students earn NC State diplomas for their hard work. 

A student points to their poster while talking with two faculty members.

Mar 28, 2018

38 Students Showcase Graduate Research at NC State Symposium

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences had 38 presenters and six award winners at this year's NC State Graduate Student Research Symposium. 

Jan 16, 2018

Student Contest: Spend a Day With the Dean

Wanted: A Humanities and Social Sciences student with a busy schedule and a sense of adventure. Enter this contest to spend a day side by side with your dean, Jeff Braden. Show him your world, and learn about his. 

Rupert Nacoste

Dec 12, 2017

Year in Review: Our Top Stories of 2017

It's been a busy year for the college. Take a look back at some of our top stories of 2017. 

May 25, 2017

Sexting Not a Health Risk, Study Shows

Engaging in sexting doesn't say anything about someone's other sexual activity, according to NC State Department of Communication researchers Kami Kosenko and Andy Binder. It doesn't indicate the number of partners someone might have, whether or not they'll use protection, or even if they'll have sex at all, the study shows. 

May 24, 2017

How Google Street View Became Fertile Ground for Artists

Google Street View has provided fodder for artists of all stripes, inspiring a range of creative works that include photographic curation, music videos and impromptu performances. NC State Assistant Professor of Communication Chris Ingraham asks, "What exactly is it about Google Street View that makes it so appealing to creative types?" 

Dr. Lynsey Romo

May 24, 2017

The Academic Minute: Thin Stigma

Are your friends keeping you overweight? NC State University's Lynsey Romo, assistant professor of communication, discusses how wanting to fit in at mealtime could lead to gaining back all that weight you just lost.