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Oct 14, 2014 | Campus Life

Khayrallahs Give $8.1 Million for New Lebanese Diaspora Studies Center

An $8.1 million gift will fund a new center focusing on migrations, particularly the Lebanese diaspora. 

Oct 14, 2014 | Campus Life

A Home For History

For more than 150 years, millions of Lebanese have emigrated and created successful diaspora communities across the world. Yet there has never been a center outside of Lebanon devoted to learning their stories. An $8.1 million gift from Dr. Moise A. Khayrallah and his wife, Vera Khayrallah, will change that. 

Oct 2, 2014 | Campus Life

Enter Fiction Contest by Oct. 13

Enter a statewide short story contest sponsored by NC State's creative writing program. The contest is free and open to North Carolina residents. 

Oct 2, 2014 | Faculty and Staff

Greece Is the Word, for Waschka

An electronic computer music piece by NC State composer Rodney Waschka premiered on two continents in the same week. 

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.