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A replica of the Dueling Dinosaurs fossil

Apr 16, 2024

Museum Partnership Invites the Public Into Research

Within the glass-walled labs of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, you’ll find NC State faculty — and students — making scientific discoveries before your eyes. Paul Brinkman, teaching associate professor of history, is one of these faculty members. 

Nov 3, 2023

Rick Speers Named 2023 Distinguished Alumnus

Since the history alum graduated from NC State, his commitment of time, talent and treasure to his alma mater has earned him special recognition for alumni of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. 

Stack of Books

Oct 5, 2023

CHASS Receives $350K Grant to Implement Humanities-Based Certificate Program

The College of the Humanities and Social Sciences received a $350,000 grant from the Teagle Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities to implement an innovative humanities-based certificate program designed to interest all NC State undergraduates. 

Withers Hall

Feb 13, 2023

History Professors Earn National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowships

Two NC State history professors received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities to research and write books that advance their scholarship. 

Dave Harris with son

Sep 25, 2019

My NC State Story: Dave Harris (History ‘90)

Dave Harris says NC State taught him how to succeed in whatever he tried. He’s hoping his son, a freshman, follows a similar path. 

Jul 30, 2019

My NC State Story: Chandler Carriker (History ‘01)

History alumnus Chandler Carriker says his degree led him to a career in ministry, where he continues teaching, inspiring and leading. 

Feb 21, 2019

Black History Month 2019: Meet Elan Hope and Blair Kelley

February is Black History Month, a vital opportunity to honor black legacies, histories and accomplishments. It’s also a chance to amplify ongoing research into the black experience. 

Apr 7, 2017

Alum Pays it Forward

Following NC State’s October launch of the Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign, with its goal of $1.6 billion in private support, alum Daniel Gunter (History and Spanish '00) enthusiastically signed on to serve as Campaign Cabinet Volunteer Chair for Annual Giving. 

Mar 27, 2017

This College Class On ‘Historical Frauds’ Is Fighting Pseudoscience Head-On

A historian and a psychologist from North Carolina State University decided to investigate whether teaching students tools for critical thinking, based on lessons from history, could help them to avoid being duped by pseudoscience outside the classroom. 


Sep 12, 2016

NC State Faculty, Students Unearth Ancient Mythological Statues

A team of NC State faculty and students helped unearth more clues this summer about the ancient Nabataean city of Petra, Jordan. As part of a larger excavation at the site, the group discovered two marble statues of the mythological goddess Aphrodite — artifacts that dig co-director Tom Parker describes as “absolutely exquisite.”