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Dec 10, 2009

Human Rights Day

Chancellor Jim Woodward signed a proclamation for the campus observance of Human Rights Day, marking the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations in 1948. 

Dec 10, 2009

Hidden Histories

Judy Kertész is co-curator of “IndiVisible: African-Native American Lives in the Americas” – a new exhibit at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) in Washington, D.C. 

Nov 5, 2009

Charron Writes Biography

Dr. Katherin Mellen Charron, assistant professor of history, is the author of Freedom’s Teacher: The Life of Septima Clark, which will be published by the University of North Carolina Press this fall. 

Oct 22, 2009

Faculty Work on Kinston Music Trail

College of Design faculty members developed preliminary concepts for a trail showcasing African American music heritage in Kinston, N.C. 

Oct 5, 2009

Post-Racial? NC State Expert Weighs In On the Current State of Race Relations

Many pundits professed the dawn of a “post-racial” era following the election of Barack Obama as the first African-American president. But race and interracial relations still stir deep emotions in the public and in the press. Evidence includes the recent furor over President Carter’s recent comments suggesting race is contributing to criticism of Obama’s presidential… 

Sep 17, 2009

NC State Receives Grant

NC State received one of 20 national SEMILLAS grants to increase retention and graduation rates among Latino students. 

Aug 31, 2009

NC State Hosts Panel Discussion on Racial Profiling

North Carolina State University will host a panel discussion on racial profiling Tuesday, Sept. 1, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Washington Sankofa Room of the Witherspoon Student Center on NC State’s main campus. Panelists will include professors from NC State and Duke University, as well as NC State students and campus police officers. The event is… 

Jun 1, 2009

Study Shows Gay Couples Want Legal Rights, Regardless of Marriage

New research from North Carolina State University shows that gay and lesbian couples are forming long-term, committed relationships, even in the absence of the right to marry. However, couples surveyed for the study overwhelmingly said they would get married if they could in order to secure legal rights – such as retirement and healthcare benefits.… 

May 18, 2009

Advance Scholars Selected

Seventeen faculty members have been appointed as Advance Scholars who will work to enhance faculty diversity. 

May 7, 2009

Statistics Department Recognized for Diversity

The American Mathematical Society's Committee on the Profession designated the Department of Statistics as one of two Mathematics Programs that Make a Difference. 

May 7, 2009

Planting a Seed

Brent Droege, a junior accounting major, is working to help youth in his community realize their potential by giving them real-life work experience with his seasonal lawn care business, launched in collaboration with the Agape Corner Boarding School in Durham. 

Apr 2, 2009

Visiting Scholars on Campus

Fifteen graduate students and postdoctoral scholars are visiting campus this week for the Building Future Faculty program. 

Mar 19, 2009

Grant to Boost Diversity

NC State has received a two-year, $987,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to encourage underrepresented minority students to enter graduate school in engineering, science and related fields. 

Mar 4, 2009

NC State Lands Grant to Boost Diversity in Science and Engineering

North Carolina State University has received a two-year, $987,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to encourage underrepresented minority students to enter graduate school in engineering, science and related fields. The grant establishes the Bridge to the Doctorate Program at NC State and provides graduate-school fellowships for students who plan to pursue a Ph.D. in science,…