Nov 15, 2010
Junior Jenna Wadsworth won election to the Wake County Soil and Water Conservation District at age 21, making her the state's youngest elected official. Find out why more than 112,000 voters said, "Run, Jenna, run."
Nov 12, 2010
Putting Education into Practice
Running for public office is not for the faint of heart of any age. But what if you're 21 years old, and a full-time, double-major, Dean's-list student? Meet NC State junior - and newly elected Wake County Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisor - Jenna Wadsworth.
Nov 10, 2010
Book Examines Lost Promise of Frontier
History professor Craig Thompson Friend’s new book, Kentucke’s Frontiers, explains how fear and terror transformed the region’s early promise of an egalitarian life for all into a patriarchal society that favored white men.
Nov 8, 2010
Hangin’ Around with Zach Galifianakis
From his early days of doing standup to the international spotlight in which he now resides, Zach Galifianakis has always done things his way. So when we had the opportunity to chat with him about his time on campus - including advice for current NC State students - we jumped at the chance.
Nov 4, 2010
Soul of a Lion
English professor Barbara Bennett found inspiration as a volunteer at an African wildlife refuge, where she learned how to stand up to a young lion, diaper a baboon and land a book deal with National Geographic.
Nov 3, 2010
Zonderman Wins Libraries Faculty Award
Dr. David Zonderman, history professor and associate department head, will receive the NCSU Libraries Faculty Award on Monday, Nov. 8, at a reception in the McKimmon Center.
Nov 1, 2010
CHASS Faculty Take Leadership Roles
Two faculty are taking leadership roles in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Dr. Maria Pramaggiore will become director of film studies in January. Dr. James Kiwanuka-Tondo has been named director of international studies.
Oct 11, 2010
Spanish-Language Certification Available
If you’re a Spanish speaker who’s interested in translating your bilingual skills into income or a career, consider earning a language proficiency certificate through NC State. Register Oct. 11 to 15 for Madrid Chamber of Commerce testing on Nov. 28.
Oct 4, 2010
Comstock Editor of Humanities Site
Dr. Gary Comstock, professor of philosophy, is editor-in-chief of the National Humanities Center's On the Human Web site.
Sep 30, 2010
Historian Kelley Recognized
Dr. Blair L. M. Kelley, associate professor of history, is the 2010 winner of the Letitia Woods Brown Memorial Book Award from the Association of Black Women Historians. In addition, the online magazine "For Harriet" included her on its list of The Most Inspiring Black Women on Twitter.