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Tag: High Impact Practices

May 8, 2017

Students, Alumni Selected for Prestigious Fulbright Grants

Six Humanities and Social Sciences students and alumni will teach English or conduct research abroad after winning prestigious Fulbright grants for the 2017-18 academic year. 

Apr 12, 2017

Simulating Migration Crises, Rogue Vessels, Ebola Outbreaks at the Libraries

“Winter Is Coming,” a two-day energy and security simulation training exercise for 50 Triangle-area university students interested in careers with intelligence agencies, recreated the kinds of situation rooms that a National Security Advisor runs in cases of a high-level security emergency—all in the safety of the Hunt Library’s visualization and collaboration spaces. 

Apr 3, 2017

Student’s Documentary Captures ‘Common Link’ Between Us: Humanity

Laila Knio, a senior psychology major who is graduating in May, has completely maximized her four years at NC State. Between her responsibilities as a Park scholar, avid traveler and pre-med student, she managed to create an entire film. "The Common Link" is a 45-minute documentary that chronicles the tales of eight different Lebanese people. 

Feb 8, 2017

Research Gives Social Work Student New Perspective

Katherine McCallister’s interest in social work is clear: “I want to help improve the communities I’m a part of,” she says. Through undergraduate research at NC State, she is able to do just that. 

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Jan 13, 2017

Student of the Month: Edwin Maldonado

Edwin Maldonado, a junior in Social Work, successfully combines academics and athletics as a Dean's List student on NC State's championship-winning cheerleading team. With a passion for helping others, he looks forward to obtaining a Master's in Social Work, and working with disabled populations. 

Jan 3, 2017

Dean’s Scholars Dream Big with Donor Support

Backed by donors, Humanities and Social Sciences Dean's Scholars are excelling on campus, in communities and abroad. 

Dec 19, 2016

A Passion for Service, Activism

Fall 2016 graduate Jonique Lyles said a degree in political science was the perfect avenue to explore her passion for service, activism and helping communities grow and develop. 

Nov 30, 2016

Terrorism Study Helps Student Realize Passion for Psychology

Research on terrorism is not what Sarah Mills had in mind when she first enrolled at NC State. But conducting undergraduate research in forensic psychology helped the senior psychology major find her passion. 

Oct 21, 2016

NC Native Finds Passion For His Roots — and For Research

Hear from senior history major Andrew Collins on what inspired him to pursue undergraduate research and what he's learned during the process. 

Sep 20, 2016

Student of the Month: Sydney Wingate

Sydney Wingate, a senior communication major, is active on campus as a University Ambassador, college ambassador, and vice president of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. She has held internships with NC State Athletics and the Greensboro Swarm, and she aspires to work in the athletic industry following a graduate program in communication.