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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. 

Oct 23, 2014

Actor Tony Hale to Speak Nov. 8

Attend an event featuring Emmy-winning actor Tony Hale, who will read from his new children's book and discuss the importance of social work. 

Oct 14, 2014

Khayrallahs Give $8.1 Million for New Lebanese Diaspora Studies Center

An $8.1 million gift will fund a new center focusing on migrations, particularly the Lebanese diaspora. 

Oct 14, 2014

A Home For History

For more than 150 years, millions of Lebanese have emigrated and created successful diaspora communities across the world. Yet there has never been a center outside of Lebanon devoted to learning their stories. An $8.1 million gift from Dr. Moise A. Khayrallah and his wife, Vera Khayrallah, will change that. 

Oct 2, 2014

Enter Fiction Contest by Oct. 13

Enter a statewide short story contest sponsored by NC State's creative writing program. The contest is free and open to North Carolina residents. 

Oct 2, 2014

Greece Is the Word, for Waschka

An electronic computer music piece by NC State composer Rodney Waschka premiered on two continents in the same week.