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Aug 1, 2012

Correspondence from an Extraordinary Alum Abroad

Dean Jeff Braden's recent post about the challenges of visiting countries where English is not the primary language prompted this thoughtful response from CHASS alum Katie Starr ('11, International Studies and French), who is in Indonesia with the Peace Corps. 

Jul 22, 2012

50 Days, 50 Meals

Two NC State students are traveling the world this summer. Austin Simmons and Andrew Vanover have organized their adventure around food: through "50 Days, 50 Meals," they want to share a meal with a different stranger every day, and in so doing, "hear their stories, hear their perspectives on various topics, and learn from different cultures." 

Jun 11, 2012

My Ukranian Summer

Andriy Shymonyak is spending his summer in Ukraine, studying the growing political and economic polarity between the eastern and western sides of the region. His mentor, political science Prof Clifford Griffin, is supporting him all the way. 

May 16, 2012

A Passion for Caring

After Kristin Replogle began serving on the college’s Institute for Nonprofits advisory board, she decided to make a gift to support nonprofit studies minors participate in internships. “Once I met the students in the program, I knew this was the perfect place for me to give back,” she says. 

Jan 19, 2012

Poetic Portraits of a Revolution

In summer 2011, Kane Smego, Will McInerney, Mohammad Moussa and Sameer Abdel-Khalek traveled through the streets and communities of Egypt and Tunisia, capturing images and emotions of the revolution through poetic reflections, interviews, still photography and video. On Tuesday, January 31, at 7pm in Stewart Theatre, PPR2011 will present a free theatrical multimedia performance to give a glimpse into the stories and emotions behind the Arab Spring uprisings. Asoc. Prof. of Religious Studies Anna Bigelow will moderate the discussion that follows. 

Nov 22, 2011

International Education Week at CHASS

Coffee, tea, or a passport? CHASS teamed up with the Office of International Affairs to celebrate international education week with an international tea and a passport fair. 

Aug 31, 2010

Humanities and Social Sciences Alumni: Anita Watkins

Anita Watkins (Political Science and Spanish, ’94) always envisioned herself at law school after graduating. An internship helped her realize she had a special interest in public policy. Watkins, who now serves as the Vice President for Government Affairs for the University of North Carolina system, credits study within the humanities as a unique and essential part of education. 

Aug 31, 2010

CHASS Alumni — Anita Watkins

Anita Watkins (Political Science and Spanish, ’94) always envisioned herself at law school after graduating. An internship helped her realize she had a special interest in public policy. Watkins, who now serves as the Vice President for Government Affairs for the University of North Carolina system, credits study within the humanities as a unique and essential part of education. 

Aug 26, 2010

Humanities and Social Sciences Alumni: Lianne Gonsalves

When pre-medical student Lianne Gonsalves (International Studies and Biological Sciences, ’10) ventured into Humanities and Social Sciences her freshman year, she fell in love and decided to stay. In the college, Gonsalves saw innumerable opportunities to explore the world through the International Studies program’s various study abroad offerings. 

Aug 26, 2010

CHASS Alumni — Lianne Gonsalves

When pre-medical student Lianne Gonsalves (International Studies and Biological Sciences, ’10) ventured into CHASS her freshman year, she fell in love and decided to stay.  In CHASS, Gonsalves saw innumerable opportunities to explore the world through the International Studies program’s various study abroad offerings.  She has worked as an intern for the State Department and…