Opening Doors for Minorities in the NC Legal Community
Drawing from her own past, alumna Sharita Whitaker (B.A. Communication, summa cum laude 2007) works to open doors for minorities in North Carolina’s legal community. She also chairs the NC Bar Association’s Minorities in the Profession Committee, through which she's introducing African American, Latino, Asian and other minority students to the legal profession and showing them how they can make a difference.
College Honors Its Exceptional Faculty
Humanities and Social Sciences faculty were recognized at the college's annual awards reception on April 25, 2017.
Op-ed: U.S. Citizens Should Oppose Travel Ban
In an op-ed published by the News and Observer, NC State professor of Islamic Studies Anna Bigelow calls President Trump's executive order banning or limiting travel to the United States by citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries wrong and says citizens should stand against it.
Is There A Washington D.C. Accent?
Strawberries, Maryland and your mother play a starring role in this edition of What’s With Washington, in which we answer a question posed by several listeners: Does the Washington D.C. region have an accent? Walt Wolfram, English and sociolinguistics, featured.
Facebook And Instagram Posts May Help Predict College Students With Alcohol Drinking Problems
Social media like Facebook and Instagram may predict student alcohol abuse, study indicates. Lynsey Romo, Communication, featured.