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Jul 20, 2015

Digital Humanities Team Not Donne Yet

Groundbreaking work in the digital humanities earns a visit from the chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, who surprises the university with a record-breaking gift. 

May 20, 2015

In Memoriam: Slater Newman

Professor of psychology Slater Newman, who joined NC State's faculty in 1957, passed away on May 13. 

Apr 29, 2015

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. 

Apr 15, 2015

DELTA Helps ENG 101 Go Online

For Susan Miller-Cochran, director of the First-Year Writing program, the reason to begin offering English 101 online was her strong desire to make the course more inclusive and accessible. A grant from DELTA helped her design an appropriate course. 

Apr 8, 2015

History Event Focuses on Climate Change

Harvard professor Naomi Oreskes, a leading scholar on the history of climate change, is the featured speaker at NC State's History Weekend, which begins on Thursday, April 18, with a showing of the climate-change documentary Disruption. 

Apr 1, 2015

Paul’s Cross Scores Digital Humanities Award

A digital reenactment of John Donne's 1622 Gunpowder Day sermon wins a top award for data visualization. See what happens when you bring together experts in literature, history, architectural design, archeology, acoustical engineering and computer modeling. 

Apr 1, 2015

Memorial Service for Ocko

Join family, friends and colleagues to celebrate Jonathan Ocko's spirited life and work. A memorial service is planned for Sunday, April 12. 

Apr 1, 2015

UNC-TV to Air Cherokee Film

See the award-winning documentary about saving the Cherokee language, produced by NC State's North Carolina Language and Life Project, next Thursday on WUNC-TV at 10 p.m. 

Mar 18, 2015

USDA Chief Wants Calmer Dialogue on Genetic Engineering

The Hunt Library serves as neutral ground in the debate over genetically engineered crops as the university hosts Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and stakeholders from across the industry. 

Feb 25, 2015

Re-creating ‘A Creative Protest’

No recording of Martin Luther King's "Fill Up the Jails" sermon exists. A group of digital humanities researchers is working to resurrect it using immersive digital tools and the Hunt Library.