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Nov 15, 2010

Homegrown Politician

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. 

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.