Public History Grad Student Contributes to TV Segment on the Mütter Museum
In July 2014 the Mütter Museum, a distinguished medical history museum in Philadelphia, PA, received an unusual visitor. Mike Rowe and a team from his new TV series Somebody’s Gotta Do It—a CNN original that “[pays] tribute to innovators, do-gooders, entrepreneurs, […]
History in 3D
On October 7, 2014, students in Professor Susanna Lee’s Theory and Practice of Digital History class (HI 534) went to the North Carolina Museum of History to participate in a 3D-scanning project. The project was an exploration into the cost effectiveness of […]
History of Women’s Basketball at NC State Exhibit Opening
Exhibit Opening On Thursday, December 4th, NC State Athletic Director Deborah Yow addressed a gathering of students, faculty and friends at the NCSU History of Women’s Basketball at exhibit opening. Watch the full exhibit opening, including an interview with the […]
History MA Alumnus Pens Civil War Article for the New York Times
Matthew Hulbert penned an article in the New York Times Opinionator blog that highlights the life and death of Confederate guerrilla leader William T. Anderson, a.k.a. “Bloody Bill.” In the history of Civil War guerrilla warfare in the border state […]
Celebrating the Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies
NC State recently celebrated an exceptionally generous $8.1 million gift to endow the Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Representing the largest single gift in the history of the college, the Khayrallahs are creating the first privately endowed center at NC State, and the world’s first center on Lebanese culture and history outside of Lebanon. Enjoy pictures from the event where the gift was announced.
Hampton’s Black and Indian Students Remaking Culture in the Face of Trauma (1870-1920)
Smelter, Cara Angela. “‘Not as they were before and never can be’: Hampton’s Black and Indian Students Remaking Culture in the Face of Trauma (1870-1920).” (Under the direction of Dr. Blair Lynne Kelley.) ‘Not as they were before and never […]
Bradley Dixon, History MA Alumnus, Shines in UT-Austin Doctoral Program
History MA alumnus Bradley Dixon is making an impact as part of the University of Texas – Austin History PhD program. His work explores the colonial history of indigenous peoples of the Americas under British rule. Brad’s new insights into the […]
$8.1M Gift Endows Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies
A gift to establish the Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies will firmly establish NC State as the premier research and outreach center on the Lebanese Diaspora. The gift is the largest single gift in the history of the college and the first privately endowed center at NC State.
Hilary Goodnow, Public History Alumna, publishes article in Plimoth Life
Hilary Goodnow, an onsite interpreter at the Plimoth Plantation, graduated with a Public History MA from NC State in 2013. On the Mayflower II, she plays Alice Rigsdale, and in the 17th century English village, she plays Mary Warren. Hilary […]
Alums Get in the Game (Shows)
Our alumni get in the game. Literally, in some cases. Tensie Taylor ('09 Communication) appears on Wheel of Fortune this week; Josh Hager pulled in prize money as a contestant on Jeopardy last week. Who's next?