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Painting of a face

May 9, 2019

Unlocking the Mind

NC State faculty are studying human behavior to gain new insights on topics from terrorism to mental illness. 

Illuminated manuscript page.

Mar 5, 2019

Podcast: Bringing the Middle Ages into the Digital Age

Tim Stinson is bringing the Middle Ages into the digital age by looking for DNA on medieval manuscript pages. 

Aug 2, 2018

Exploring Public History in Prague

With the city of Prague as their classroom, a group of NC State students experienced the power of public history. During a two-week summer course in the Czech Republic, six students visited medieval monuments, a concentration camp and nearly a dozen other sites in and around the capital city. 

Jun 1, 2018

Podcast: You’re Only As Old As You Feel – Sort Of

How we feel about aging can affect us psychologically and physically. In this episode of Audio Abstract we talk about our perceptions of and attitudes toward aging with Shevaun Neupert, associate professor of psychology at NC State. 

Members of #NCState18 talk about wearing their cap and gown.

May 11, 2018

Wearing the Red Robes

We asked members of #NCState18 to try on their cap and gown and look in the mirror. Then we asked them how it felt. These are their answers, unfiltered. 

Dec 4, 2017

NC State Student Kobi Felton Receives Prestigious Marshall Scholarship

Senior Kobi Felton gets great news: He's been selected for two years of graduate study in the U.K. with support from a Marshall Scholarship. 

Mr. and Ms. Wuf celebrate at Belltower.

Oct 19, 2017

A Desire to Help Others

After a meaningful student experience at NC State, Ghazale Johnston is now a leading advocate for the university, giving of both her time and resources. 

Sep 7, 2017

Deans Help Students Design Their Lives

Deans from the the Poole College of Management, Humanities and Social Sciences, and Design will collaborate to help 30 students design their futures with a special program. Students can apply to participate in the free program by Sept. 22. 

Aug 10, 2017

DELTA Announces 2017-18 Grant Recipients

DELTA will give more than $236,000 in new and continuing DELTA grants to 25 recipients across eight academic colleges. 

Jean Goodwin

Jun 7, 2017

Leadership in Public Science: Meet Jean Goodwin

Leadership in Public Science cluster member Jean Goodwin studies how scientists and the public communicate with each other. 

Apr 13, 2017

Dean, Faculty and Alum Headline Story Collider Event

Jeff Braden, dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, joins an eclectic group of storytellers at a free Story Collider event in Kinston April 18. The five speakers will relate true, personal stories about blazing new trails and exploring new territory in science. 

Mar 16, 2017

Dash to Give 2017 Buchdahl Lecture

Entrepreneur, activist and writer Anil Dash, recognized as one of the most prominent voices advocating for a more inclusive and ethical technology industry, will visit NC State on March 22 to give the 2017 Rolf Buchdahl Lecture on Science, Technology and Human Values. 

Mar 15, 2017

Immigration Topic of History Weekend

Explore immigration and global consequences during multiple events at NC State March 31 and April 1. 

Feb 22, 2017

Animal Rights Activist Regan Dies at 78

Tom Regan, an emeritus professor of philosophy at NC State and an internationally acclaimed advocate of animal rights, died of pneumonia in Raleigh on Feb. 17. He was 78. 

Feb 15, 2017

Rising to New Heights

Senior forward Jennifer Mathurin, a student-athlete majoring in social work, has been presented with many opportunities to succeed during her NC State career. See her and the No. 17 Wolfpack women's basketball team in action on Sunday at the annual Play4Kay game at Reynolds Coliseum.