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Student Research Translates Into Broader Horizons
Tingting Ji is proficient in four languages: Chinese, French, English, and Italian. So when she saw an email about an undergraduate research award that involved translating, the Foreign Languages and Literatures major leapt at the opportunity. [...]
Conducting Defining Research: A Defining Experience for Undergrads
Creating new knowledge. It's one of the big benefits of studying at a research-intensive university like NC State. And conducting important research is not reserved for faculty and graduate students; we encourage undergrads to conduct research, too. [...]
Dean's Reflections: Undergraduate Research Makes An Impact
CHASS Dean Jeff Braden reflects on the high-impact educational experiences that profoundly affect students, including the opportunity to conduct research. [...]
In Ancient Artifacts, A Newfound Passion
First generation student Jordan Karlis (History and Anthropology) traveled to Jordan to participate in an archaeological dig in 2012. She was hooked on the research and returned to Amman to present her findings at an international conference. [...]
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8/11/14
Image for story Seven Tenure-Track Scholars Join Faculty

Seven Tenure-Track Scholars Join Faculty

NC State's College of Humanities and Social Sciences welcomes seven new tenure-track faculty to its ranks this fall. Their research interests range from international security to digital humanities to obesity and stigma. [...]

7/22/14
Image for story Conducting Defining Research: A Defining Experience for Undergrads

Conducting Defining Research: A Defining Experience for Undergrads

Creating new knowledge. It's one of the big benefits of studying at a research-intensive university like NC State. And conducting important research is not reserved for faculty and graduate students; we encourage undergrads to conduct research, too. [...]

7/14/14
Image for story Staff Member Personifies Commitment to Serve

Staff Member Personifies Commitment to Serve

Claudia Kearney personifies NC State's commitment to serve. As a staff trainer for the college's Center for Family and Community Engagement, she provides outreach and training to all of North Carolina's 100 counties. [...]

6/30/14
Image for story Adventurer in a Tweed Jacket

Adventurer in a Tweed Jacket

Professor Emeritus David Greene is a prolific scholar and author, a gifted and giving musician, a highly skilled and sensitive translator, and a dedicated and cherished volunteer. [...]

Research News

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Public Engagement and Science Communication at NC State

Editor's note: This is a guest post by Nicolas Canete, an international student from Paraguay who recently earned his master's degree in communication at NC State. [...]

What Sociology Can Tell Us About The G.M. Scandal

Editor's Note: This is a guest post from Martha Crowley, an associate professor of sociology at NC State and co-author, with Ohio State's Randy Hodson, of a recent paper on how an organization's work practices affect employee behavior and, ultimately, the performance of the organization itself. [...]

This Is What Science Looks Like At NC State: Lori Foster Thompson

Editor's note: This post comes from Lori Foster Thompson, a professor of psychology at NC State. The post is part of an ongoing series that we hope will highlight the diversity of researchers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. [...]

This Is What Science Looks Like At NC State: Ann Ross

Editor's note: This post comes from Ann Ross, a professor of anthropology at NC State. The post is part of an ongoing series that we hope will highlight the diversity of researchers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. [...]

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Dean's Reflections: Undergraduate Research Makes An Impact

CHASS Dean Jeff Braden reflects on the high-impact educational experiences that profoundly affect students, including the opportunity to conduct research. [...]

In Case of Emergency: Reaching Vulnerable Groups

Alton Russell '14 combined his interests in global health and in industrial engineering to fashion his self-designed major in interdisciplinary studies. [...]

'Talkin' Tar Heel' Explores Dialects

A new book exploring the depth, breadth and variability of North Carolina dialects draws on twenty years of research by Professors of English Walt Wolfram and Jeffrey Reaser and their team. [...]

In Ancient Artifacts, A Newfound Passion

First generation student Jordan Karlis (History and Anthropology) traveled to Jordan to participate in an archaeological dig in 2012. She was hooked on the research and returned to Amman to present her findings at an international conference. [...]