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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 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. 

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. 

Sep 28, 2010

Charron’s Book Wins Award

Dr. Katherine Mellen Charron, assistant professor of history, has won the Julia Cherry Spruill Prize for best monograph on Southern women’s history. The Southern Association of Women’s Historians will present the award during the annual meeting this November in Charlotte. 

Sep 23, 2010

Memory Lane

Take a walk down memory lane - literally - and enjoy the history of the new, improved Hillsborough Street. 

Aug 17, 2010

Legacy on Display

How do you measure the progress of the past five decades? The College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences uses everything from a slide rule to an electric guitar. Warm up your electronic data terminal and take a look. 

Aug 4, 2010

Walk on Past

Ever wonder how Holladay Hall got its name? Take the WolfWalk and you'll learn it had nothing to do with a fun day at the beach. 

May 13, 2010

Kelley Examines Roots of Civil Rights

Dr. Blair LM Kelley, associate professor of history, has published Right to Ride, which examines the earliest struggles against Jim Crow laws across the South. 

May 13, 2010

Skulls: Now More Of Them Can Speak

The skeletal remains of bygone societies have long been able to tell anthropologists a lot about their civilizations and way of life. However, a significant segment of those populations was left largely mute: the children. […] 

May 11, 2010

New Dimensions For Old Manuscripts

Apparently, you can teach an old poem new tricks. When an unknown 14th Century poet was writing The Siege of Jerusalem, there is no way he or she could imagine the computer age. They had […]