Stories From 2013

Jun 28, 2013

Meet Historian David Zonderman

Professor of History David Zonderman is the subject of a video created by students in COM 437 - Advanced Digital Video, in the Department of Communication. The video highlights Zonderman's research and his passion for teaching. He also shares information about the college's humanities extension program and his vision of NC State as a university without walls.

Jun 24, 2013

NC State to Offer Ph.D. in Public History

The Board of Governors has unanimously approved the Department of History’s proposal to establish a Ph.D. in public history at NC State. This is the only doctorate in public history in the UNC system and the second humanities doctoral program offered at NC State. The university will accept applications for the doctorate this fall, with students matriculating in the fall of 2014.

Jun 21, 2013

Two CHASS students earn prestigious international Gilman scholarships

Two students from NC State’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences received the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, to study abroad this summer. The Gilman scholarship provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study abroad programs worldwide. Congratulations to Stephen Minervino (History/Art and Design), who will study in Prague, Czech Republic, and to Olaf Almquist (International Studies/Economics), a Hamilton Scholar who will study in Jordan.

Jun 10, 2013

Loren Michael Mortimer – CHASS Thesis Award

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences selected Loren Michael Mortimer’s “Pageants of Sovereignty: ‘Merciless Indian Savages’ and American Nation-State Formation on the Northern Borderlands, 1774-1775,” written under the direction of Professor Craig Friend, for the CHASS Thesis and Dissertation […]

Jun 6, 2013

Two CHASS Faculty Named Distinguished Professors

NC State named two faculty members as Distinguished Professors in 2013, and both are from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Congratulations to Professor of Religious Studies William Adler and Professor of History David Gilmartin.

May 16, 2013

A Most Impressive Incoming Class

The numbers are in on the incoming freshman class. And they are more impressive than ever.

May 14, 2013

CHASS Staff Awards 2013

The college held its annual Awards of Excellence luncheon to recognize and honor CHASS staff, whose efforts, competence, and enthusiasm keep the college humming. Nominations for the Awards for Excellence are based on achievement in outstanding service, innovation, public service, safety, heroism, and human relations.

May 8, 2013

2013 Faculty Awards

Faculty from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences were recently recognized for outstanding accomplishments in teaching, advising, research and engagement at an awards ceremony and reception in Caldwell Lounge. "As we mark our 50th year as a distinct college, we continue to come into our own, as is reflected in our faculty's accomplishments," said CHASS Dean Jeff Braden. "The scholarship, commitment, and passion represented by these awards demonstrate the breadth of excellence in our faculty."

May 6, 2013

Aristocratic Gentlemanliness and Revolutionary Masculinities among Virginia’s Delegation to the Continental Congress, 1774-1776

Jewett, Amanda Averall. “Aristocratic Gentlemanliness and Revolutionary Masculinities among Virginia’s Delegation to the Continental Congress, 1774-1776.” (Under the direction of Dr. Craig Thompson Friend.) There was never one type of manhood practiced in Virginia during from 1774 to 1776. Instead, […]

Apr 25, 2013


Students, faculty, and staff filled the patio outside Caldwell Hall for CHASS Fest — a multidisciplinary celebration organized by the Dean's Office, the CHASS Council, and CHASS students.