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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. 

Jan 29, 2015

In Memoriam: Jonathan Ocko

Professor Jonathan Ocko, head of the history department, died Jan. 22. He was 68. 

Nov 20, 2014

Film Brings Cherokee Language to Life

See an award-winning film examining efforts to save the Cherokee language. The NC State team behind the one-hour documentary premieres its work Friday at the N.C. Museum of History. 

Oct 23, 2014

Pennell Lauded for Community Engagement

Social work professor Joan Pennell has been inducted into the Academy of Community Engagement Scholarship.