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Oct 8, 2015

Diversity Ed Week Begins Sunday

NC State's sixth-annual Diversity Education Week begins on Sunday, featuring more than 35 events over six days. 

Sep 28, 2015

NC State Joins Coalition to Improve College Application Process

NC State joins more than 80 colleges and universities to provide more robust college planning and application tools to high school students. 

Sep 14, 2015

Researchers Aim to Understand What Drives School Diversity or Resegregation

Why are some school districts able to maintain economic diversity in their schools, while others have become effectively resegregated in recent decades? That’s a question being explored by a team of researchers led by NC State University under a grant from the National Science Foundation. 

Aug 19, 2015

Students Vow to ‘Respect the Pack’

The world is a mosaic of unique, individual tiles, NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson told scores of students at Tuesday's "Respect the Pack" event. 

Jul 27, 2015

So Long, Drawl

For more than half a century, the familiar Southern accent has been fading in Raleigh. Its disappearance has been so slow that locals may not even have noticed. But for Robin Dodsworth, associate professor in sociolinguistics at NC State, the decline tells the story of rapid social change across the urban South. 

Jul 22, 2015

Highlighting STEM and Diversity at NC State

One way NC State is trying to highlight the diversity of researchers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. 

Jul 20, 2015

The Ecology of the Future and the Future of Ecology

Biologists are trying to understand the impact of global climate change while also working with college students from underrepresented groups to help shape the future of ecology research. 

Jun 29, 2015

Long-term Survey to Follow College Students’ Experiences With Faith, Diversity

An NC State education professor is helping lead a national, four-year study of college students' interfaith experiences at 130 campuses. 

May 21, 2015

Race, Politics, and Neighborhood Schools: What You Can Learn From a School Board Election

Local school board elections can be sleepy affairs, but the past decade saw heated debate over elections to the Wake County Board of Education in North Carolina – a debate that raised issues of race, social ties, and what K-12 schools should do in order to best serve their students. 

Apr 20, 2015

What Science Looks Like at NC State

At NC State, science is more than labs, computers and experiments. Science is a story. Science is a calling. Science is diverse. These are the stories of the dual identities of our scientists – the researcher and the everyday man or woman.