An Afternoon of Achievements, Foreign Languages and Literatures Students Receive Awards
On April 25th, the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures joined faculty, staff, relatives, and friends in recognizing its top students for their excellence and academic prowess.
Arabic Major Taylor Hayden Spent a Day Side by Side with the Dean
As part of our annual Side by Side with the Dean contest, student Taylor Hayden and Dean Jeff Braden spent the day together on March 21, attending classes, meetings and events on each other's calendars.
Contest Winner Named: Side By Side With the Dean
Sophomore Taylor Hayden, a double major in International Studies and Arabic, has won the honor of serving side by side with Humanities and Social Sciences Dean Jeff Braden on March 21, 2018.
Khayrallah Center Awards Khayrallah Prize to Lebanese Author
The Khayrallah Center is pleased to announce that Lebanese author Charif Majdalani is the recipient of the 2017 Khayrallah Prize.
Meet Some of Our Outstanding 2017 Graduates
Our army of nearly 38,600 Humanities and Social Sciences alumni will grow even larger this spring, as nearly 1,000 of our undergraduate and graduate students earn NC State diplomas for their hard work. Meet a few of our outstanding graduates and see what's next for them after commencement.
NC State Humanities and Social Sciences Student of the Month: Simone Tucker
Simone Tucker is a freshman majoring in International Studies and Arabic. Recently elected Humanities and Social Sciences Student Senator for 2017-18, she is a member of the Mock Trial Team and multiple language clubs, resides in the Impact Leadership Village, and looks forward to a career in government or nonprofits.
Ceremony Recognizes Best Graduating Seniors
Foreign Languages and Literatures Department Head Dr. Ruth Gross and Assistant Department Head Dr. Dudley Marchi welcomed faculty, students, families, and friends to the 2017 Outstanding Graduating Seniors Award Ceremony celebrated last Wednesday April 26 from 3:30 to 5pm at Caldwell Lounge.
NC State Arabic Club Helps Break Down Linguistic and Cultural Barriers
Regardless of the language you study at NC State, you have surely experienced times of struggle. From endless vocabulary lists to verb conjugations, learning a new language takes dedication. Fortunately, the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures believes learning extends to outside of the classroom. Connecting with other students by joining one of the many foreign language clubs on campus is a great way to start.
Celebrating the Extraordinary: Honoring Our Scholarship Recipients, Donors
Humanities and Social Sciences scholarship recipients got to meet the donors who make their awards possible at the college's annual luncheon honoring both groups on Feb. 16.
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.