Stories From 2013

Nov 19, 2013

Dr. David Berube Published in NCA’s SPECTRA Magazine

Dr. David Berube, professor of Communication, writes in the November 2013 issues of SPECTRA magazine titled "Grant Landscape for Communication Scholars."

Nov 4, 2013

Weight Loss Not Always Beneficial for Romantic Relationships

Losing weight is generally beneficial for human health, but when one partner in a romantic relationship loses weight, it doesn’t always have a positive effect on the relationship. According to new research from NC State and the University of Texas at Austin, there can be a “dark side” to weight loss, if both partners are not on board with enacting healthy changes.

Nov 1, 2013

Communication Media Concentration Readies Graduates

As it has since its beginnings in the 1970s, the video production sequence at NC State maintains a focus on career preparation. Jim Alchediak, senior lecturer and advisor, makes it a priority to stay current with his field’s technology in […]

Oct 31, 2013

Dr. Matthew May

Dr. Matthew S. May, Assistant Professor of Rhetoric, research focuses on the transformative power of public discourse—in the oratorical performances of classical antiquity and the circuits of contemporary digital media.

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.

Sep 17, 2013

Dr. Kami Kosenko

Dr. Kami Kosenko works in the area of interpersonal health communication and strives to conduct theoretically and methodologically sophisticated research that has practical relevance and import. In particular, she is interested in the communicative challenges and coping strategies of individuals […]

Aug 29, 2013

Pints of Science: How Density is Our Destiny

Pints of Science kicked off its second season August 27, 2013, with Dr. Suveen Mathaudhu, adjunct assistant professor in NC State’s Materials Science and Engineering, who spoke about the importance of understanding the idea of density for improving future technologies. […]

Aug 12, 2013

CHASS Welcomes New Tenure-Track Faculty for 2013-2014

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences welcomes 15 new tenure-track faculty to its ranks this fall. Their research interests range from medical anthropology to Spanish sociolinguistics. Meet these stellar scholars, researchers, and teachers.

Aug 5, 2013

What Lies Ahead for NC State’s Humanities and Social Sciences?

During the College of Humanities and Social Sciences’ 50th year, we are not only looking back over our rich history. We are also looking ahead to the next 50 years. In this video, Dean Jeff Braden is joined by faculty, alumni, and students who share their vision for CHASS over the next 50 years.

Aug 1, 2013

NASCAR Internship Sets Wheels in Motion

There’s nothing quite like an internship to take you out of your comfort zone and send you around the learning track at very high speeds. Just ask Cameron McCarty, a senior in Communication, who is spending his summer as a broadcast engineering intern with NASCAR.