Stories From 2010

Nov 17, 2010

Riding the Cash Cab

CHASS alum Greg Volk has made a career out of coming up with great questions. He has also won Emmy awards for his question-writing prowess on the hit television game show "Cash Cab." Volk's advice to those who want to write for television or movies: write every chance you get.

Nov 15, 2010

Homegrown Politician

  Running for public office is not for the faint of heart of any age. But what if you’re 21 years old, and a full-time, dean’s-list student like Jenna Wadsworth? The NC State junior is a newly elected district supervisor […]

Nov 4, 2010

Soul of a Lion

Barbara Bennett never imagined that she’d fall asleep to the sound of roaring lions. Or that she’d master the art of diapering a baby baboon. Or land a book deal with National Geographic. But a stint volunteering at a wildlife refuge […]

Aug 31, 2010

CHASS Alumni — Anita Watkins

Anita Watkins (Political Science and Spanish, ’94) always envisioned herself at law school after graduating. An internship helped her realize she had a special interest in public policy. Watkins, who now serves as the Vice President for Government Affairs for the University of North Carolina system, credits study within the humanities as a unique and essential part of education.

Aug 26, 2010

CHASS Alumni — Lianne Gonsalves

When pre-medical student Lianne Gonsalves (International Studies and Biological Sciences, ’10) ventured into CHASS her freshman year, she fell in love and decided to stay.  In CHASS, Gonsalves saw innumerable opportunities to explore the world through the International Studies program’s […]

Aug 20, 2010

CHASS Alumni — Maria Kingery

Some business professionals cite interpersonal communication as the most challenging part of their jobs, Maria Kingery (English, ’99) finds it exhilarating. “For some, the people part is the most difficult part. I find it to be the most exciting and […]

Aug 5, 2010

Braunbeck Named Assistant Dean of Interdisciplinary Studies Program

Dr. Helga Braunbeck has been named assistant dean of the Interdisciplinary Studies Program at North Carolina State University, effective August 16. The IDS program is housed in NC State’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Braunbeck has been at NC […]

Jul 13, 2010

Music Department Director Earns Raleigh Medal of Arts

J. Mark Scearce, director of the Department of Music, will receive the city’s highest arts honor for lifetime achievement this fall. Scearce will be honored with the Raleigh Medal of Arts award at an event on October 6.

Apr 1, 2010

CHASS Student of the Month – April 2010

Molly Beth Lewis, April 2010 CHASS Student of the Month.

Jan 1, 2010

CHASS Student of the Month – January 2010

Kieran Moreira, January 2010 CHASS Student of the Month