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Jennifer Kuzma

May 2, 2016

Kuzma Named to National Committee on Biotechnology

NC State University professor Jennifer Kuzma will lend her expertise to a national committee studying the future of genetic engineering. The National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine recently named Kuzma to the Committee on Future Biotechnology Products and Opportunities to Enhance Capabilities of the Biotechnology Regulatory System. 

Mar 17, 2016

History Professor Named National Humanities Center Fellow

NC State history professor Matthew Booker will continue to examine the evolution of food production in American cities during a year-long fellowship at the National Humanities Center. 

Court of North Carolina

Mar 8, 2016

English Professor Named Frederick Burkhardt Fellow

English professor James Mulholland has been named a 2016 recipient of the American Council of Learned Societies Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowship. Mulholland, an associate professor of 18th-century British poetry and Anglo-Indian literature, will spend the 2016-17 academic year in residency at the National Humanities Center in Durham. There, he’ll focus on an ongoing book project documenting the rich and unique literary culture of 18th-century British India. 

Belltower

Feb 19, 2016

Two Fulbright Faculty Land in Slovak Republic

Two Humanities and Social Sciences faculty members received Fulbright scholar awards to teach and study in Slovakia. Bob Kochersberger (English) is teaching journalism at the University of Constantine the Philosopher. Sixty miles away, Heidi Hobbs (Political Science) is at the University of Economics in Bratislava, developing curricula for a specialized certificate program and teaching a short course on American Society in Global Perspectives. 

Kathleen Vogel

Jan 15, 2016

State Department Taps Security Policies Expert for Jefferson Fellowship

The U.S. Department of State recently named political scientist and Science, Technology and Society program director Kathleen Vogel to its 12th class of Jefferson Science Fellows, a group of scholars who serve one-year assignments as science advisers on foreign policy issues. 

Nov 14, 2015

PBS Selects Cherokee Language Film for National Distribution

This award-winning documentary about the Cherokee language, created by NC State linguistics professor Walt Wolfram and his colleagues in the North Carolina Language and Life Project, was recently selected for national distribution by PBS. 

wolf statue

Aug 25, 2015

2014-2015 Outstanding Faculty Achievements

NC State’s Humanities and Social Sciences faculty have a well-earned reputation for outstanding scholarship, research, teaching, advising and engagement. A number of faculty earned prestigious awards and other recognition in 2014-2015 from scholarly organizations, from NC State University, and from the college. 

Jul 20, 2015

Digital Humanities Team Not ‘Donne’ Yet

NC State's groundbreaking work in digital humanities earned a visit from the chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, who surprised the university with a record-breaking gift. Congressman David Price was among the enthusiastic group in attendance. 

Jun 3, 2014

Boots on the Ground at NC State’s Language Training Center

If you were in Raleigh or on NC State’s campus earlier this summer, you may have bumped into a large group of young people speaking Arabic. Wonder no more: they were members of the military from Ft. Fisher, Ft. Bragg and NC State who were studying Arabic language and culture through the university's Language Training Center. 

May 30, 2014

CHASS Faculty Earn Prestigious Research Fellowships

Three CHASS faculty members from the Department of History earned nationally-competitive research fellowships for the coming year. Congratulations to David Ambaras, Brent Sirota, and Steven Vincent.