Gross Honored By U.S. Army
Professor Ruth Gross, head of the department of foreign languages and literatures, was recently awarded the Commander's Award for Public Service by the Department of the Army.
Speaking Her Language
Research awards and scholarships — including a Fulbright — have fostered Jessica Hatcher's love of linguistics.
Making Connections for Change
International studies and business administration double-major Maya Krishnan earned a WomenNC Fellowship while at NC State.
Keon Pettiway — Ph.D. in communication, rhetoric and digital media — has been a key member of the Virtual MLK Project at NC State.
Pulitzer Prize-Winning Poet Visits
Yusef Komunyakaa, judge of this year's NC State Poetry Contest, will appear on campus April 6-7. He will announce this year's winners and read from his own works at 7:30 on April 7 at the Withers Hall auditorium.
CED Prof, 6 Students Nab Fulbrights
Education professor Patricia L. Marshall will spend next academic year in Ecuador, while a record six NC State students and alumni will study abroad thanks to Fulbright scholar grants.
Consider the Poem
Amateur poets, sharpen your writing skills and enter this year's NC State poetry contest, one of the largest competitions of its kind in the South. There's money in that meter, with the winner earning $500 and the top undergraduate entry earning $100.
Clerkin to Lead Nonprofit Institute
Richard Clerkin, interim director of the Institute for Nonprofit Research, Education and Engagement for the last year, has been elevated to executive director.
Keeping Language Alive
English professor Walt Wolfram and his students help keep a dialect alive on the Outer Banks.
The New Spring Break
Spring break isn't just about partying. This year, NC State students spent their time off learning about textiles in Peru and teaching linguistics in Ocracoke.