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photo of iguazu falls

Mar 10, 2021

Borders, Politics and the First National Parks in South America

This story has it all: giant waterfalls, colonial ambitions, backfiring schemes, and a mysterious coded message. 

sign that says beer

Mar 9, 2021

A How-To Manual on the Science of Making Good Beer

If you're teaching a course on brewing beer, and you can't find the book you want, you write it yourself. 

line drawings of arthropods from a coloring book

Jan 29, 2021

If You Love Insects and Other Arthropods, We Have the Coloring Book for You

Check out the free coloring book with the best name ever: "Arthropods!" 

abstract cover art of jon thompson's new book of poetry

Sep 3, 2019

Poetry Collection Reflects On Raleigh, City Life

One poet's reflections on the city of Raleigh and how people interact with cities. 

Dec 21, 2017

Shining a Light on the ‘Invisible Scholars’

A new book examines the contributions and needs of postdoctoral fellows. 

Nov 2, 2017

What Will North Carolina Be Like in 2050?

Mike Walden gives a preview into his new book, and predicts what the state of North Carolina will be in the year 2050. 

Mar 30, 2017

The Importance of Seeds: a Q&A with Rob Dunn

There is little genetic diversity among the crops that are most important for feeding people around the world. Rob Dunn's new book explores this issue and why it matters. 

Mar 10, 2017

Why Endocrine Disruptors Are Scary – And What You Can Do About It

A new book aims to explain the nature of endocrine disruptors, why they are so widespread, and how you can protect yourself. 

Oct 8, 2015

Poet’s Work Spans 40 Creative Years

Language professor Tom Feeny recently published his second collection of poetry. 

Nov 4, 2014

Intersectionality: The Importance of Acknowledging Diverse Experiences to Make STEM More Inclusive

Fay Cobb Payton recently published a book on what can be done to make STEM more inclusive. We sat down to talk with Payton about the book, her work, and why STEM diversity matters for both the research community and the corporate world. 

Deanna Dannels on steps of college.

Feb 14, 2013

No Worries for New Teachers

In her new book, Deanna Dannels helps new teachers overcome the communications worries that keep them up at night. Find out what she has to say in "Teaching Out Loud." 

Feb 21, 2012

Education Professor’s Book Recognized

Dr. Brad Mehlenbacher, associate professor of distance learning, won the Best Book in Technical and Scientific Communication award at the 2012 Conference on College Composition and Communication. 

Dec 19, 2011

Book Examines Middle Eastern Christianity

Akram Fouad Khater, professor and director of Middle East studies, has written a new book about the history of Middle Eastern Christianity. 

Dec 13, 2011

Learning with the Lights Off

Devin and Marsha Orgeron, associate professors of film studies, explore the influence of nontheatrical and educational films in a new book. 

Nov 30, 2011

Libraries Pushing Books for Holidays

The NCSU Libraries proudly presents its recommendations for good holiday reads.