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International Studies

Joshua Wasserman sits on a rock structure.

Jul 20, 2023

Studying Abroad in Cuba

Through NC State’s study abroad program, senior Joshua Wasserman experienced living and learning in Havana, Cuba, this summer. 

Mar 21, 2023

Winter Break in a Saudi Desert

Over winter break, a handful of NC State students spent time in Saudi Arabia. International studies and mathematics senior Savanna Kashnig shared her thoughts about her time abroad. 

Hannah Fletcher dressed in paratrooper gear in the back of a plane holds up her hands in wolfie signs

Sep 16, 2022

NC State Alumna Named U.S. Air Force Cadet of the Year

Hannah Fletcher (International Studies and Mechanical Engineering '21) is the first NC State student to receive the national honor. 

Two people talk into microphones at a radio station

Aug 17, 2022

Student Intern Takes to the Airwaves

Junior Jeanine Ikekhua, a double major in communication and international studies, is gaining real-world experience while interning at WUNC Radio. 

Anthony Ramsey stands in front of large granite rocks.

Aug 11, 2022

Living and Learning in Amman, Jordan

Senior Anthony Ramsey, a double major in international studies and foreign languages and literatures, is studying Arabic in Amman, Jordan, while immersing in the country’s culture and traditions. 

two men stand in room of flags holding up wolfie sign with hands

Nov 3, 2021

Two Alums, One Goal: Making a Difference in International Relations

NC State Master of International Studies grads Elmas Hasanovikj and Daniel Mayeda delve into defense on a global stage. 

Haddy Njie standing with group of girls

Jul 15, 2021

Girl Power

International studies professor Haddy Njie strives to shape a fairer world for women and girls in Gambia and beyond with her research and empowerment program. 

headshot of Julie Penaloza

Apr 12, 2021

International Studies Major Gains Real-World Experience Through Clinical Service Role

Meet Julie Penaloza, an international studies major who also works full-time as a clinical service technician in WakeMed’s pathology department. 

Tara standing in front of buildings abroad

May 27, 2020

Interview with Tara Di Cassio

After graduating from NC State, Tara Di Cassio (International Studies '14) pursued the Boren Fellowship to study abroad in Jordan. 

belltower on spring day

Apr 20, 2020

Katherine Haddock (Sociology, International Studies ’13) Helps Others Secure Their Future

Hear how sociology and international studies alumna Katherine Haddock is giving back to her community as an immigration lawyer.