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.
Jan 15, 2015
5 Questions on Langston Hughes – MLK Link
English professor Jason Miller takes on five questions about his new book, Origins of the Dream, which makes a tangible link between the poetry of Langston Hughes and the prose of Martin Luther King Jr.
Jan 7, 2015
Woodson Urges Tolerance, Respect
Chancellor Randy Woodson kicks off the new semester by urging the campus community to embrace our shared values of empathy, respect, tolerance and equality.
Jan 7, 2015
Higher Ed Leader Rosalind Fuse-Hall to Speak at NC State
Rosalind Fuse-Hall, president of Bennett College, will be giving the College of Humanities and Social Sciences Martin Luther King Lecture on “The Strength of Diversity.”
Nov 24, 2014
First-Year Class Boasts Highest Percentage of Female Engineers
NC State’s 2014 first-year engineering class includes the highest percentage of female students in university history. A change in focus and a series of programs help draw those students and support their studies.