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Aug 22, 2016

Preserving the Spanish of Yucatan

For Foreign Languages and Literatures professor Jim Michnowicz Think and Do means, among other things, preserving linguistic diversity around the world, particularly Latin America. 

NC State belltower at night

Jul 18, 2016

Through Textbook, NC State Lecturer Engages Spanish Learners Across U.S.

While her office is in Withers Hall, Spanish lecturer Susan Navey-Davis helps engage learners far beyond NC State’s campus. As a co-author of the highly-circulated textbook Plazas: Lugar de encuentros (Cengage Learning), Navey-Davis has a hand in growing higher education Spanish across the nation. Now in its fifth edition, the book is used at more than 50 colleges and universities. 

Jun 20, 2016

Study Abroad: The Gift That Keeps Giving

NC State Spanish lecturer Jamey Widener has family across the Atlantic Ocean. It's a long-distance connection that stems back to 1985, when Widener traveled on a study abroad trip to Santander, Spain. 

VOLAR volunteer

May 12, 2016

VOLAR: Translating Needs Into Action

NC State is addressing the Raleigh community's need for Spanish translators while giving students plenty of practice with their Spanish skills and exposure to our city's Hispanic culture. VOLAR is a win-win Think and Do program. 

Mar 24, 2016

Grad Students Display Innovative Work at Research Symposium

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences was well represented Wednesday at the 2016 Graduate Student Research Symposium. A total of 43 Humanities and Social Sciences students from 14 different graduate programs presented their work at the annual symposium, which showcases research from across campus through poster presentations that are judged by faculty.