Stories From 2013

Dec 23, 2013

December Student of the Month

Ashley Shaw is a senior majoring in social work. A university ambassador, orientation counselor and Phi Alpha Honors Society member, Ashley has studied abroad in Guatemala and worked with groups that promote awareness about relationship violence. She looks forward to earning her master's of social work after graduation.

Dec 19, 2013

Irene Seung Jeong Lee

Ms. Lee will be pursing a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology at Gallaudet University Fall 2014. My name is Irene Seung Jeong Lee and I am a graduating senior with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (self […]

Nov 8, 2013

November Student of the Month

Halle Mangrum is a sophomore majoring in English. She is a Caldwell Fellow who has been a Technician staff writer, a cast member of NC State's The Heidi Chronicles, and a member of student groups such as Habitat for Humanity. She currently enjoys working on short films and on her first novel.

Oct 30, 2013

CHASS 101 Opens Doors and Minds

Knowing where you are, where you fit in and the community’s expectations of you: it all matters. Even more so when you are a freshman entering a campus of more than 34,000 students. CHASS 101 offers an orientation to the culture, resources, research methods, and interdisciplinarity of our unique college.

Oct 29, 2013

Study Shows Innovative Program Helps Limit Domestic Violence

The statistics are horrifying. Nearly three in 10 women have been stalked or assaulted by their partner, and states reported investigating abuse cases involving 5.9 million children in 2010. Social workers and social work researchers are constantly searching for ways to address domestic violence, and new research from NC State shows that at least one recent program is making a difference.

Oct 24, 2013

Introducing the 2013 CHASS Academic Support Center

CHASS students who have questions concerning anything from how to use Mypack, to registration procedures, GEP requirements, minors, and classroom locations have four additional consultants this year: Meet the 2013 CHASS Academic Support Center’s student advisers. They're located in Caldwell Lounge and ready for walk-ins.

Oct 14, 2013

Scholar Spotlight: Lindsay Womack

Lindsay Womack '10, MA '11, Hamilton alumna

Oct 10, 2013

Laban Coblentz: from the Amish to the Atomic Bomb

Laban Coblentz studied nuclear propulsion engineering in the US Navy and also holds an MA in English. He is fascinated "by the power of curiosity, the power of innovation, and the power of narrative." The former adviser to the director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency and current entrepreneur, writer, educator and international civil servant will visit NC State on October 17 - 18 as a guest of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and its School of Public and International Affairs. He'll give a public talk, meet with graduate and undergraduate students to discus careers in international service, guest lecture in a U.S. Foreign Policy class, and confer with faculty engaged in interdisciplinary science and technology policy.

Oct 7, 2013

What the Dog Knows

Cat Warren, an associate professor of journalism in the Department of English, teaches science writing, editing and reporting. In a completely different role, and working alongside the cadaver dog she trained, Warren also helps law enforcement officials search for missing and presumed-dead people. In her new book, What the Dog Knows (Touchstone Books, 2013), Warren has combined science, history and memoir to explore the world of working dogs that sniff out bodies, bombs and drugs, even unmarked graves of Civil War soldiers.

Sep 30, 2013

Nonprofit, International Studies Lead Grad to Address Global Women’s Health

CHASS alumna Tracy DiTucci (International Studies with a minor in Nonprofit Studies, '11) travels the world working with the nonprofit women's health organization, Ipas. Her studies provided her “with a framework for better understanding the unique role that nonprofits play in society and the different challenges and opportunities they face."