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Aug 20, 2014 | Research and Innovation

Historical Context and Insight on Events in Ferguson

Blair Kelley, a historian and civil rights scholar at NC State, can offer insight into the events unfolding in Ferguson. 

Jun 18, 2014

Media Research Takes Top Award

Ph.D. student Kate Maddalena and Jeremy Packer, associate professor of communication, have won the 2014 James W. Carey Media Research Award from the Carl Couch Center for Social and Internet Research.  

Jun 5, 2014

‘Talkin’ Tar Heel’ Explores Dialects

A new book by NC State sociolinguists Walt Wolfram and Jeffrey Reaser explains how our voices tell the story of North Carolina. 

Jun 5, 2014

Soldiers on Campus to Study Arabic

NC State's Language Training Center hosts a group of military students this week for training in Arabic language and culture. The innovative program is funded by the Department of Defense. 

Jun 5, 2014

Humanities Project Re-enacts MLK Speech

Experience Martin Luther King's historic 1960 speech calling for civil rights protesters to fill up the jails in the South. A re-creation of the Durham speech is part of a digital humanities project. 

May 14, 2014

Work on Rhetorical Boundaries Honored

A journal article penned by a communication professor and two of his Ph.D. students has been named the best research article on rhetoric, writing studies or discourse studies by the Canadian Association for Studies in Discourse and Writing. 

May 7, 2014

Prof’s Pioneering Work Hailed

Thirty years after she penned a groundbreaking research paper that launched an entirely new academic field, Carolyn Miller is back in the spotlight. The journal Composition Forum dedicates its November issue to examining the impact of her innovative ideas. 

May 7, 2014

NC State’s Standout Scholars

From charting the evolution of galaxies to building the next generation of synthetic molecules, NC State's undergraduate researchers tackle some of the most complex challenges facing society. Meet four of the university's most accomplished young scholars. 

Apr 30, 2014

Newell Wins Amaury Talbot Prize

An NC State anthropologist is honored for penning the top book in the field of African anthropology in 2012. 

Apr 24, 2014

Question Authority

An NC State English professor with a background in journalism gets the chance to demonstrate his smarts on a Hollywood game show on Monday. We'll take Wolfpack pride for $500, Alex.