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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. 

Nov 4, 2014

Intersectionality: The Importance of Acknowledging Diverse Experiences to Make STEM More Inclusive

Fay Cobb Payton recently published a book on what can be done to make STEM more inclusive. We sat down to talk with Payton about the book, her work, and why STEM diversity matters for both the research community and the corporate world. 

Oct 8, 2014

Report Outlines Efforts to Boost Diversity in Materials Science and Engineering Community

NC State played a leadership role in crafting a new national report addressing the lack of diversity in materials science and engineering. 

Sep 18, 2014

NC State Leads in Promoting Diversity

The nation's largest higher-ed diversity magazine has honored NC State for its commitment to diversity and inclusion.  

Mar 12, 2014

UNCW Summit April 24-25

The University of North Carolina, Wilmington is hosting a summit for black faculty, staff and graduate students in the UNC system.