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Tag: International Studies

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. 

court of north carolina

Jan 20, 2020

Hannah Bain Tackles Three Majors, Nationwide Issues

Hannah Bain, a senior studying communication, international studies and Spanish with a minor in nonprofit studies, is now tackling complex public health issues. 

Jessica Anna Perez poses for the camera in front of a view of the city.

Aug 10, 2018

Study Abroad Spotlight: Jessica Anna Perez

International studies major jessica Anna Perez spent the summer studying abroad in Havana, Cuba. Learn more about her experience. 

Beekeepers tend to a hive

Aug 2, 2018

Social Innovator Leigh-Kathryn Bonner Helps Save Honey Bees

Alumna Leigh-Kathryn Bonner (International Studies, '15) is the founder of Bee Downtown, a company that partners with businesses to help save honey bee populations. Hear how she started her business at NC State and the boost she got from our Wolfpack across campus. 

Rebecca Susko.

Jul 18, 2018

Study Abroad Spotlight: Rebecca Susko

International studies and business administration double-major Rebecca Susko spent the summer studying abroad in London. 

Olivia Zalecki

Jan 31, 2018

Student of the Month: Olivia Zalecki

Meet Olivia Zalecki, a junior double majoring in Chinese and International Politics and our student of the month. She is a Caldwell Fellow, founder and president of Adopted Students Union at NC State, and has studied abroad in China and England. She aspires to work in government in the area of international relations. 

Maggie Kane.

Dec 21, 2017

Alumna Maggie Kane Has Found Her ‘Place at the Table’

Alumna Maggie Kane (International Studies '13) is opening Raleigh's first pay-what-you-can cafe.