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Tag: college of humanities and social sciences

Feb 16, 2011

Climbing Kilimanjaro

Dr. Craig Brookins, an associate professor of psychology and Africana studies, shared his experiences of climbing Mount Kilimanjaro as part of the Fabulous Faculty series. 

Jan 31, 2011

Cashing In

New York City taxis can empty your pockets, but on Discovery Channel's hit game show Cash Cab, riders get paid. Behind the scenes, the knowledge and skills Greg Volk ('03) gained as an NC State student have paid off in the form of job satisfaction - and a pair of Emmy awards - as he comes up with questions to test contestants' recall of history and current events. 

Jan 26, 2011

Use Your Poetic License

Forget a penny for your thoughts. How about $500 for your poetry? That's the grand prize in the Creative Writing Program's annual poetry contest. 

Jan 26, 2011

Charron’s Civil Rights Book Honored

Dr. Katherine Mellen Charron’s book, Freedom’s Teacher: The Life of Septima Clark, was selected as the best book of South Carolina history published in the preceding calendar year. 

Jan 20, 2011

Modern Medieval

Scholars are on a crusade to make it easier to study medieval times. And they're brandishing modern technology.  

Jan 19, 2011

Atkinson Wins Teaching Award

Dr. Maxine Atkinson, head of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, has won the American Sociology Association’s 2011 Distinguished Contributions to Teaching Award. 

Jan 18, 2011

Road Scholars

Senior criminology major Timur Ender will lead a group of students on a cross-country bike trip this summer, in order to lend a hand to affordable-housing projects sponsored by Habitat for Humanity and similar organizations. 

Jan 13, 2011

Road Scholars

What is it with NC State students? Can't they take a vacation without stopping along the way to change the world? 

Jan 5, 2011

Birkland Named Associate Dean

Thomas A. Birkland has been named associate dean for research, extension, engagement and economic development in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. 

Dec 2, 2010

Emmy-Winning Fare

New York City taxis can empty your pockets, but on Discovery Channel’s hit game show "Cash Cab," passengers get paid. NC State alum Greg Volk has won Emmy awards for writing the show's challenging questions about history and current events.