NC Museum of History Exhibit Highlights Lebanese Americans’ Stories
The first exhibition to commemorate the history of Lebanese immigrants who have made North Carolina their home since the 1880s will open Saturday, Feb. 22, at the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh. Cedars in the Pines will highlight the diverse experiences and contributions […]
Three CHASS Faculty Named University Faculty Scholars
Three CHASS faculty members have been named University Faculty Scholars, an honor reserved for top NC State early- and mid-career faculty. John Begeny (Psychology), Akram Khater (History) and Tim Stinson (English) are among 20 NC State faculty who will receive $10,000 in donated funds for each of the next five years to support their academic endeavors.
WWII Prisoner of War’s Ring Returned After 70 Years, Thanks to History Thesis
Norwood McDowell (MA History '05) never imagined that his thesis would play a pivotal part in bringing home a family heirloom ring that his grandfather-in-law traded for food in 1945 in order to survive a World War II P.O.W. camp.
History Prof to Lead University Faculty
Professor of History David Zonderman is beginning a two-year term as chair of the NC State faculty senate. In a recent interview with NC State's Bulletin, he outlined his concerns, hopes, and goals.
CHASS Welcomes New Tenure-Track Faculty for 2013-2014
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences welcomes 15 new tenure-track faculty to its ranks this fall. Their research interests range from medical anthropology to Spanish sociolinguistics. Meet these stellar scholars, researchers, and teachers.
What Lies Ahead for NC State’s Humanities and Social Sciences?
During the College of Humanities and Social Sciences’ 50th year, we are not only looking back over our rich history. We are also looking ahead to the next 50 years. In this video, Dean Jeff Braden is joined by faculty, alumni, and students who share their vision for CHASS over the next 50 years.
Down by the Bay
Historian Matthew Booker examines the intersection between human beings and the natural world. The associate history professor’s new book serves as an environmental history of a western United States estuary where human desire for public access has led to far-reaching ecological changes in a highly contested urban and natural space: the San Francisco Bay.
Site Highlights NC State Student Leaders’ Legacies
CHASS has a long history of fostering student leadership. That legacy is chronicled in a website created by NC State Libraries that uses oral histories, documents, photos and videos to share the experiences of more than 130 of the university's top former student leaders.
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.
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.