At the WHO, Alum Aims to Remove Barriers Across the Globe
After discovering a passion for international relations, diplomacy and development at NC State, alumna Lianne Gonsalves entered the real world looking for a way to put it all together. And she has. Working as a technical officer at the World Health Organization, Gonsalves studies how to better connect young people with information and services related to their sexual and reproductive health.
Anil Dash: Toward an Ethical, Inclusive Tech Industry
Entrepreneur, activist and writer Anil Dash will give NC State's 2017 Rolf Buchdahl Lecture on Science, Technology and Human Values on March 22. Dash, who advised the Obama White House’s Office of Digital Strategy, today advises major startups and nonprofits.
Marrying Humanities with Science and Technology
Meet Bob Geolas (Multidisciplinary Studies '87), president and CEO of the Research Triangle Foundation. and the newest Humanities and Social Sciences Distinguished Alumnus.
The Email Lemonade Lady
Cheryl Sutton understands the art of turning email lemons into email lemonade. Her approach to communication has enabled her to build relationships on six continents. Through Email Lemonade, she's coaching others to have the same success.
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."
Alum Takes the Long and Interdisciplinary Road
Jeff Merritt (MALS ' 05) says he would sign on for a Master of Arts in Liberal Studies graduate program all over again. The executive director of the Centennial Authority that oversees the operation of the PNC Arena says he's "a much better writer and communicator now, particularly in a crisis. ... Everything I thought I would get out of graduate school, I got that and a hundred times more.”
1st Annual MALS Alumni Homecoming Event, May 2012
On Saturday morning, May 5, 2012 the Master of Liberal Arts Program held its first-ever Homecoming Event for faculty, alumni, and current students. The centerpiece of our event was a panel discussion titled, “Feast, Famine, and Farming: Perspectives on Food […]
Alumni Profile: Sara Yasin
Sara Yasin is a 2009 alum of NCSU’s International Studies program. While at NCSU, Yasin was active in Student Government, the University Scholars Program, and the Caldwell Fellows program, and received the prestigious Mathews Medal upon graduation for her contributions […]
Correspondence from an Extraordinary Alum Abroad
Dean Jeff Braden's recent post about the challenges of visiting countries where English is not the primary language prompted this thoughtful response from CHASS alum Katie Starr ('11, International Studies and French), who is in Indonesia with the Peace Corps.
Speaking Out for Women — at the United Nations
Becca Bishopric ‘11 and senior Anuja Acharya (Political Science and English) were fellows during the past year with WomenNC.org. They each spent time researching a topic dealing with rural women in North Carolina and wrote a paper on those findings. This week, they're in New York presenting their research on women's issues to the United Nations. The pair will represent WomenNC.org, a nonprofit organization that formed out of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women. They will spend a few days attending U.N. workshops and seminars covering issues affecting rural women around the world. On Thursday, they will present their findings. Acharya is a CHASS Dean's Scholarship recipient.