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Jun 11, 2024

After 13 years as Associate Dean for Research and Engagement, Tom Birkland Returns to Faculty

After serving as associate dean for research and engagement for 13 years, Professor Tom Birkland will step down and return to the faculty on July 1. 

Lorraine Taylor

May 22, 2024

Humanities and Social Sciences Names Lorraine Taylor Executive Director for Extension and Engagement

NC State’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences has named Lorraine Taylor executive director for extension and engagement, effective June 1. 

May 13, 2024

Two Faculty Members Named National Humanities Center Fellows

English professor Belle Boggs and history professor Susanna Lee have been named National Humanities Center Fellows and will spend the next academic year working on individual research projects. 

Apr 30, 2024

CHASS Visits Japan

A team of college administrators and faculty recently visited Japan to meet with leaders from Nagoya University Graduate School of Education and Human Development to cultivate their research collaboration. 

Jameson Wolf

Apr 29, 2024

Embarking on a New Journey

Congratulations Class of 2024: Meet 12 Humanities and Social Sciences undergraduate and graduate students. 

Juliana and Chancellor

Apr 26, 2024

College of Humanities and Social Sciences Wins Awards for Inclusion Efforts

Juliana Nfah-Abbenyi, distinguished professor of English and associate dean of diversity, equity and inclusion received a DEI Professional Award, and VOLAR was recognized in the Outstanding Student Organization category. 

Meg Day

Apr 24, 2024

MFA Faculty Member Named Guggenheim Museum’s 2024 Poet-in-Residence

Assistant Professor of English Meg Day has been named the Guggenheim Museum’s poet-in-residence for 2024. 

Lope Max Diaz II @ Reynolds

Apr 22, 2024

New Scholarship Endowment Honors Memory of Political Science Alumnus

A new scholarship endowment created by the family of Lope “Max” Diaz II honors the memory of the political science alumnus. 

Alumna Elizabeth Medlin

Apr 9, 2024

Banking on Success

Alumna Elizabeth Medlin, who graduated with degrees in Spanish and international studies, is a Federal Reserve Bank employee, master’s degree candidate and author. 

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Apr 8, 2024

What You Do and Don’t Know About Racial Inequities in Health Care Can Hurt You

A new study finds that the he extent to which people understand existing racial inequities in access to health care can have an effect on how white and Black people view their own health. Co-author and Assistant Professor of Psychology Vanessa Volpe explains.