Pulitzer Prize-Winning Poet Visits
Yusef Komunyakaa, judge of this year's NC State Poetry Contest, will appear on campus April 6-7. He will announce this year's winners and read from his own works at 7:30 on April 7 at the Withers Hall auditorium.
Nat’l Experts at Hunt to Discuss Nuclear Safety
How does society balance the energy potential of nuclear technology against its safety and national security risks? NC State convenes an interdisciplinary panel of experts to tackle this complex topic.
Mulholland Named Burkhardt Fellow
English professor James Mulholland’s work in anglophone literature in colonial India earns him a Burkhardt fellowship for the 2016-17 academic year.
Rethinking Roots of Modern China
NC State’s annual History Weekend is slated for Saturday, March 19, at Withers Hall. “Rethinking the Roots of Modern China” brings two leading scholars of Chinese history to NC State’s campus.
5 Questions on Diversity in Higher Ed
Robert Jones, president of the University at Albany, shares his perspectives on the nature of leadership and the importance of confronting issues of race and racism. Jones delivers the 2016 Humanities and Social Sciences Diversity Lecture Feb. 17.
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.
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.
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.
Poet’s Work Spans 40 Creative Years
Language professor Tom Feeny recently published his second collection of poetry.
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.