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Jun 15, 2010

Byrum Named Assistant Dean

Betty Byrum assumed new duties June 1 as assistant dean for finance and administration in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. 

May 13, 2010

Kelley Examines Roots of Civil Rights

Dr. Blair LM Kelley, associate professor of history, has published Right to Ride, which examines the earliest struggles against Jim Crow laws across the South. 

Apr 23, 2010

A Perfect Game

Lindsay Campana, one of the ACC's top pitchers and the ace of the Wolfpack, will spend Monday afternoon helping 20 local children with disabilities experience the joys of playing softball. But unlike other matchups to be played across the conference that day, everyone on NC State's Dail Stadium diamond will truly leave the game a winner. 

Mar 23, 2010

One Hot Read

Elisa Lorello discovered a novel way to ignite sales of her books: e-publishing on Kindle. After self-publishing (in the traditional sense) to little fanfare, Lorello - who teaches writing to first-year students in the university's Department of English - headed to Amazon.com and soon found her work on the best-seller list. 

Mar 18, 2010

E-Publishing Kindles Sales

Author and NC State lecturer Elisa Lorello published a book, titled Faking It, on Kindle through Amazon.com and saw sales surge. 

Mar 11, 2010

Bring Your Own Laptop

Students in a pilot project tested a classroom design with wireless Internet access and power outlets for personal laptops, eliminating the need for the class to use computer labs. 

Feb 28, 2010

Engler to Development Post

Marcy Engler has been named executive director of development for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, effective May 1. 

Feb 25, 2010

Waschka’s Film Premieres

Horizons, composer Rodney Waschka’s film collaboration with director Zlatko Cosic received its world premiere screening at the Macon Film Festival in February and was selected as a prize winner in the “Experimental” category. 

Feb 11, 2010

Good Ol’ Girls

Creative writing Professor Jill McCorkle's stories of feisty Southern women come to the stage as part of the Off-Broadway production of "Good Ol' Girls." 

Jan 21, 2010

In Memoriam: Abe Holtzman

Longtime political science professor Abe Holtzman died Monday at 88. The award-winning professor was a mentor to some of the state's top Democrats. 

Jan 21, 2010

CHASS Names Two to Board

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences welcomed two new alumni as members of its Board of Advisors. 

Jan 14, 2010

In Memoriam: Mark Sosower

Dr. Mark Sosower, distinguished professor of classics, passed away on Dec. 27 following a heart attack. 

Dec 10, 2009

Hidden Histories

Judy Kertész is co-curator of “IndiVisible: African-Native American Lives in the Americas” – a new exhibit at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) in Washington, D.C. 

Dec 3, 2009

McCorkle Publishes Collection

English Professor Jill McCorkle has published Going Away Shoes, her latest collection of short stories. 

Dec 3, 2009

Taylor Appointed to Advisory Board

The Foundation for Ethics in Public Service has appointed Andrew J. Taylor, chair and professor of political science, to its advisory board.