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Jun 18, 2009

Connecting Threads

Dr. Susan Katz found some hands-on ways to connect with students and the community: sewing, quilting and crocheting. 

Jun 3, 2009

Prof Edits Book on Southern Masculinity

Dr. Craig Friend, director of public history, is editor of Southern Masculinity: Perspectives on Manhood in the South Since Reconstruction

Jun 3, 2009

History Lecturer Edits Genocide Book

Nicolas A. Robins, lecturer in history, is lead editor of the book Genocides by the Oppressed: Subaltern Genocide in Theory and Practice. 

May 18, 2009

Harrison Named Distinguished Professor

Dr. Antony Harrison, a Victorian literature expert who leads the English department, has been recognized as a University Distinguished Professor. 

May 18, 2009

FYI: Gustke Wins

Nancy Gustke was selected as the university's First Year Inquiry Outstanding Teacher for 2009. 

May 7, 2009

Berube Writes Nanotechnology White Paper

Dr. David Berube is lead author of a National Science Foundation-funded white paper, "Nanotechnology: Communicating Risk in the 21st Century." 

May 7, 2009

Kinsella President-Elect of Division

Dr. Bill Kinsella serves as president-elect of the environmental communication division of the National Communication Association. 

May 7, 2009

History Professor Wins Fellowship

Dr. Holly Brewer, associate professor of history, was selected for a 2009-10 fellowship at the National Humanities Center in Research Triangle Park. 

Apr 30, 2009

Kessel Wins Nebula Award

English professor John Kessel won the Nebula Award for Best Novelette for Pride and Prometheus, a tale involving characters from Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

Apr 23, 2009

Q&A with Jeffery Braden

A short Q&A with Dr. Jeffery Braden, the new dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, to learn about his plans and priorities as he takes the helm of the college. 

Apr 16, 2009

Robot Research Highlighted

Dr. Doug Gillan is writing Army guidelines for human-robot interfaces and chairing a symposium on human-robot interaction research. 

Apr 2, 2009

Cobb Briefs Congress on Nanotech

Political science professor Michael Cobb helped brief 40 congressional staff and policymakers on nanotechnology. 

Apr 2, 2009

McCall Receives Guggenheim Grant

Professor Patty McCall in the sociology department has received a grant from the Guggenheim Foundation that will fund an 18-month study examining violent crime in the European Union. 

Mar 19, 2009

Hobbs to Lead International Programs

Dr. Heidi Hobbs has been named director of international programs in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. 

Mar 19, 2009

Braden Named Dean of CHASS

Dr. Jeffery P. Braden has been chosen to serve as the next dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.