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Wednesday November 26, 2014

Student Success Internships: Summer on The Hill

Image for story Student Success Internships: Summer on The Hill

Internships help students explore career options and gain real-world experiences. Political science major Graham Dean calls his internship on Capitol Hill one of the most rewarding experiences of his life. Dean's internship was supported by the Latta Washington Internship Scholarship, created by alum Sandra Latta (Political Science '84).

Think and Do No Harm

An interdisciplinary team of NC State students -- including doctoral students from Humanities and Social Sciences -- won first place in an international synthetic biology competition this month for designing a Web-based decision-making tool to help people innovate responsibly.

Now's your chance, undergrads: Lead the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, just for a day. Meanwhile, hand over your schedule to Dean Jeff Braden and give him a taste of student life. [...]

11/11/14

Student Success Research: Investigating Medical Errors

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. [...]

10/20/14

October Student of the Month

Kim Thanh Vu, a senior majoring in Social Work and minoring in Biology, envisions a career as an occupational therapist. She founded Crafts for a Cause, bringing together students who share a passion for crafting and philanthropy. [...]

10/16/14

Tony Hale's Chicken Tale

You may know Emmy-award winning actor Tony Hale as Buster Bluth on Arrested Development, or as Gary Walsh, the Veep's personal aide. Less well known but equally important title roles include Children's Book Author, and Brother. [...]