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Mar 3, 2016  |  Events

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.

Oct 8, 2015  |  Campus Life

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.

Aug 24, 2015  |  Research and Innovation

Labor History Offers Context for Claims of Aspiring Presidential Contenders

This Labor Day, national media are already focused on a presidential election that’s more than a year away – and many aspiring candidates are talking about issues that are central to the history of the labor movement in the United States, including unions, a living wage, income equality and supporting the middle class.

Apr 8, 2015  |  Events

History Event Focuses on Climate Change

Harvard professor Naomi Oreskes, a leading scholar on the history of climate change, is the featured speaker at NC State's History Weekend, which begins on Thursday, April 18, with a showing of the climate-change documentary Disruption.

Sep 24, 2014  |  Campus Life

Architect Website Hits Milestone

A site documenting the rich history of North Carolina architecture now has more than 300 biographies, covering influential designers and builders from colonial times to the late 20th century.

Feb 24, 2014

A Leader in His Time

Eric Moore was an NC State student pioneer, the first African-American student to win election to a campuswide student government post. Read his story.

Nov 7, 2013

Designing an Interactive Glimpse Into the Past

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by David Hill, an associate professor of architecture at NC State, about the unveiling of a digital humanities project to create three-dimensional visual and acoustic models of the courtyard of St. Paul’s Cathedral […]

Feb 4, 2013

CHASS Turns 50

To mark the 50th anniversary of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Jim Alchediak and a team of video production students take a look back at the history of liberal arts at NC State.

Jan 23, 2013

Pulitzer Winner on Lincoln’s Legacy

James McPherson, Civil War historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “Battle Cry of Freedom,” will deliver a talk titled, “Lincoln’s Legacy for Our Time” as part of NC State’s History Weekend.

Oct 31, 2012

In the Footsteps of Indiana Jones: A New Archaeological Excavation at Petra

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Dr. Tom Parker, a professor of history at NC State. Parker has served on archaeological expeditions in the Middle East for more than 30 years. Since 1994, Parker has been director of […]