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Hannah McQueen and her research poster

May 30, 2017

Graduate Students Share Humanities, Social Sciences Research

From student loans to Syrian immigrants to public opinion in Russia, graduate students in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences share their research projects presented at this year's Graduate Student Research Symposium. 

CJ Rice at podium

Mar 15, 2017

Former NC State Master’s Student Wins Thesis Award

Former NC State master's student CJ Rice, now a Ph.D. candidate at Yale University, recently received the Southern Conference of Graduate Schools' Outstanding Master’s Thesis Award in Humanities and Fine Arts. 

Jannette Reichel with musuem collection

Jan 19, 2017

Alumna Preserves Moving Images at NY Museum

Jannette Reichel, who earned a master's degree in public history, is busy documenting and cataloging a donation of puppets and memorabilia from "Muppeteer" Jim Henson at a New York museum. Humanities and Social Sciences News 

Carlo Zanelli

Jan 8, 2017

Student Leaves Sustainability Impact at Home, Abroad

Master's student Carlo Zanelli has made an impact on waste reduction as an NC State Steward and incorporated sustainability into a summer program for Latino students as well. NC State Sustainability News 

flood waters overcome farm

Dec 9, 2016

Grad Alum Report: Public Officials Delay Planning for Climate Change

Graduate alumnus Brian Bulla is the lead author on a study that found local officials in coastal North Carolina are unlikely to plan for the effects of climate change until they perceive a threat to their specific communities. Matt Shipman story 

students build structure with marshmallows

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. Story by Nash Dunn 

Aug 25, 2016

MFA Writers Make Top Sci-Fi, Fantasy List

Five writers from NC State’s master of fine arts in creative writing program are receiving recognition for their work in science fiction and fantasy. Written by Nash Dunn 

Jun 28, 2016

Graduate Student Uses Twitter to Explore Gentrification

Ph.D. student Desiree Dighton believes that Twitter may provide timely information on gentrification -- when higher-income households displace lower-income residents in urban neighborhoods. Nash Dunn story. 

Godette at poster

May 9, 2016

Humanities & Social Sciences Features Graduate Student Research

The College of Humanities and Social Science has developed a webpage that features research stories from graduate students who presented posters at the Graduate Student Research Symposium in March. 

mountaintop landscape excavation

May 9, 2016

Research Highlights Opposing Narratives to Mountaintop Removal

Study by Aysha Bodenhamer, an NC State doctoral student in sociology, highlights opposing narratives to the mining practice of mountaintop removal.