Interdisciplinary Studies

Jan 24, 2017

Composer’s New Recording Is An International Effort

The latest recording of music by NC State composer Rodney Waschka is the result of international mathematical inspiration and a collaboration of performers, engineers, and producers from around the world. […]

Jan 5, 2017

Franklin Scholar Expands STEM Focus with International Studies Degree

Recent NC State graduate Andrea Irving, a Benjamin Franklin Scholar, expanded the scope of her chemical engineering degree through a second major in international studies and minors in Chinese and Spanish.

Dec 12, 2016

National Hospice Internship Gives Student New Insights

An internship at the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) in Alexandria, Virginia, gave Doha Hindi real-world experience in a high-powered environment. The Science, Technology and Society major came away with new insights about end-of-life care, about her career options, and about her self.

Dec 7, 2016

Former NC State Point Guard to Complete Interdisciplinary Degree

Living and playing basketball in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Javi Gonzalez knew going back to school on campus at NC State was not an option. So, the former Wolfpack star reached out to Online and Distance Education to complete his degree in science, technology and society.

Dec 1, 2016

The Year in Pictures: Humanities and Social Sciences in 2016

Take a look back at some of our favorite stories (and photos) of the year.

Nov 16, 2016

Student Combines Philanthropy, Sustainability for Campus Impact

Nearly 3,000 miles from his home in Orinda, Calif., business and international studies double-major Sam Shain is making unique contributions to a university culture of philanthropy. As the first-ever director of student philanthropy within Student Government’s Executive Board, he’s helping educate students about the importance of giving back in order to boost the university’s long-term sustainability.

Oct 3, 2016

Mentoring Program Aims to Help Grad Students Land Jobs

A mentoring program for grad students, by grad students — that’s the idea behind a new leadership initiative in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Sep 14, 2016

Study Abroad Inspires Global Pursuits

For NC State alumna Megan (McNulty) Le, study abroad was the catalyst for a global career and the lifelong pursuit of international experiences. As an Alexander Hamilton Scholar, Le studied Business Management and Latin American Studies while minoring in Spanish, earning her dual degrees from Poole College of Management and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences in 2002. A study abroad program in Costa Rica during the summer of 2001 sparked a desire in her to do something different and expand her worldview.

Jun 27, 2016

Student’s Startup Helps Teens Tap into Creative Gifts

Over the last four years, Myers has trained students in photography, videography and music production at the Boys and Girls Club of Wake County afterschool program. Working with teens largely from low-income households, Myers mentored students through multimedia projects with themes often promoting social change. Now, through his startup — the Malkuta Project — Myers is expanding the afterschool model to the broader community

May 12, 2016

Opening the Door to Study Abroad

A new College of Humanities and Social Sciences pilot program aims to encourage more students from underrepresented groups to study abroad for the first time. Kickstarted by a $25,000 NC State University Foundation grant, the Travel Scholars pilot program will help some underrepresented students pay for study abroad and inform others about what resources are available.