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Tuesday January 20, 2015

Swapping Schedules: Dean for a Day Jan 28

Image for story Swapping Schedules: Dean for a Day Jan 28

College Dean Jeff Braden will switch places with social work student Caterina Schenck on January 28. He'll take her classes and have lunch with her friends, while she runs the college. It's the annual Dean for a Day event.

The Gorilla in the Room: Inattentional Blindness Isn't Blindness At All

Psychology doctoral students worked alongside Professor and Department Chair Doug Gillan to uncover new knowledge about the phenomenon known as "inattentional blindness" that occurs when people are so focused on a task that they fail to notice unexpected events ... such as a gorilla in the room.

Chef, restaurateur, TV star and NC State English alum Vivian Howard served up a great speech during NC State's winter graduation ceremonies. [...]

12/12/14

Semester in Spain Challenges, Inspires Undergrad

Senior Megan Hornbeck (Communication Media and Spanish Languages and Literatures) says studying abroad in Spain enhanced her cultural awareness, challenged her to navigate a new environment and shaped her goals. [...]

12/10/14

Preparing the Next Generation of Mental Health Workers

Too many young people are at risk for mental health and substance abuse issues. And not enough trained professionals are there to help them, especially in rural areas. [...]

11/26/14

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. [...]