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Dec 8, 2023

“Volya”

In Ukrainian, the word means “will.” Darya Levchenko ’19 MA and her fight to preserve the arts embody that spirit of Ukraine’s people. 

Dec 6, 2023

Heart for Helping

Master of Social Work alumna Tosheria Brown helps people at risk of or experiencing homelessness find a new path. 

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Dec 6, 2023

Philosophy and Religious Studies Head Michael Pendlebury Retires

After 20 years as head of the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Michael Pendlebury is retiring, effective Jan. 1, 2024. 

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Dec 4, 2023

To Help Autonomous Vehicles Make Moral Decisions, Researchers Ditch the ‘Trolley Problem’

The goal of the new research is to help autonomous vehicles make “good” decisions. Corresponding author and associate professor in the Science, Technology and Society program Veljko Dubljević helps explain. 

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Nov 28, 2023

Is a Labor Movement Revival Afoot?

NC State history professor and labor scholar David Zonderman offers insights on the surging popularity of unions. 

Nov 15, 2023

The Importance of Place in History

Using the city of Prague and the Galapagos Islands as their classrooms, two groups of NC State students experienced the importance of place in history during their study abroad trips last semester. 

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. 

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Nov 1, 2023

Helping Companies Understand – and Respond to – Online Misinformation

A new study examines what happens when misinformation spreads on social media, finding there can be real consequences for both companies and the public. Associate professor of communication and co-author Alice Cheng discusses the study. 

Oct 20, 2023

Three CHASS Students Earn Boren Awards to Study Languages Abroad

Elliot Gyll, Michael Lewis and Anthony Ramsey have spent time abroad diving into cultures from around the world, with the help of Boren Awards. 

Oct 11, 2023

A Lasting NC State Connection

Alumna and former social work professor Wilma Peebles-Wilkins was one of the first Black women to graduate from the college with a degree in sociology and a minor in social work.