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9/15/14
Image for story An Antique Find Prompts Academic Research

An Antique Find Prompts Academic Research

Research can deepen students' passion for a subject, challenging them to search for answers to complex questions. It permits students to be creators of knowledge, and not simply recipients of past ideas. [...]

9/11/14
Image for story ‘Family Meal’ Ideal Is Stressful, Impossible for Many Families

‘Family Meal’ Ideal Is Stressful, Impossible for Many Families

Magazines, television and other popular media increasingly urge families to return to the kitchen, stressing the importance of home-cooked meals and family dinners to physical health and family well-being. [...]

8/14/14
Image for story Student Research Translates Into Broader Horizons

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. [...]

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. [...]