Memorial Service for Ocko
Join family, friends and colleagues to celebrate Jonathan Ocko's spirited life and work. A memorial service is planned for Sunday, April 12.
UNC-TV to Air Cherokee Film
See the award-winning documentary about saving the Cherokee language, produced by NC State's North Carolina Language and Life Project, next Thursday on WUNC-TV at 10 p.m.
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.
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.
In Memoriam: Jonathan Ocko
Professor Jonathan Ocko, head of the history department, died Jan. 22. He was 68.
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.
Pennell Lauded for Community Engagement
Social work professor Joan Pennell has been inducted into the Academy of Community Engagement Scholarship.
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.
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.
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.