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Nov 16, 2015

2015-16 Faculty Scholars Named

Chancellor Randy Woodson announces this year’s University Faculty Scholars, high-performing faculty members recognized for their significant achievements in scholarship, teaching and service. 

Nov 12, 2015

World Philosophy Day Lecture

Stanford's Kenneth A. Taylor, a professor of philosophy and syndicated radio host, will present "Religion and Gay Marriage: Why Democracy is Good for Religion, Even if Religion is Bad for Democracy," a lecture in celebration of World Philosophy Day next Thursday at Witherspoon Student Center. 

Oct 8, 2015

Top History Paper Examines Early Voting Rights Case

History student Micah Khater recounts the fascinating details of a Depression-era civil rights case in Wilkes County, North Carolina. Her groundbreaking work is named the best undergraduate history paper in the state. 

Oct 8, 2015

Poet’s Work Spans 40 Creative Years

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

Sep 24, 2015

White House Teamwork Pays Off

An NC State faculty member is a key contributor to a White House initiative to leverage science to make government programs more effective and efficient. 

Sep 10, 2015

Student Raises Funds for Robotic Arm

Despite a neuromuscular disease, English major Kevin Schaefer has developed a strong voice in the English department and in campus student media circles. He's raising funds for a tool that would give him new capabilities. 

Aug 27, 2015

Prof Briefs UN Security Council

NC State political science professor Mark Nance briefs the UN Security Council on weapons proliferation. 

Aug 12, 2015

MLK Dream Resounds in Historic Audio

Five decades after he shared his vision of a just society in a segregated high school gymnasium in North Carolina, Martin Luther King’s dream finds a new voice. 

Aug 11, 2015

MLK’s First Dream

Newly released audio recording reflects Dr. King's "dream" imagery, months before the March on Washington. 

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.