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January 27, 2015

5:30 PM - 7:00 PMCATO Trade on Campus

Location: Talley Mountains Ballroom

Everything you know about International Trade is wrong: An interactive presentation and refutation of ten pervasive trade myths. Featuring Daniel Ikenson, Director CATO Institute's Center for Trade Policy Studies.


January 28, 2015

4:00 PM - 6:30 PMNVivo Workshop

Location: Laundry Lab 216

Interested in learning how to make sense of your data using qualitative software? Join Professor Paul Mihas from the Odom Institute at UNC for a discussion of how to use NVivo for qualitative data analysis. The discussion will include important ideas about designing research studies and data analysis to best address your research questions. This workshop is intended for NC State undergraduates, but all students are welcome. There is a maximum of 25 for this event, so please click here to RSVP by January 26.

Website: http://goo.gl/forms/w7hmBbJkp6


6:00 PM - 7:30 PMStates' Rights or National Supremacy? James Madison's Vision for the American Federal Union

Location: SAS Hall Auditorium (SAS 2203)

The Political Science Department and School of International and Public Affairs is proud to welcome Dr. Adam Seagrave to deliver the Spring 2015 American Values lecture. Seagrave will give a talk entitled, "States' Rights or National Supremacy? James Maidson's Vision for the American Federal Union." He will not only speak about James Madison's general vision of the American federal arrangement, but he'll discuss what that vision would mean for our contemporary politics. He'll talk about the Madisonian case against the electoral college, among other things.


January 29, 2015

5:00 PM - 6:30 PMMLK Lecture: Rosalind Fuse-Hall -- The Strength of Diversity

Location: McKimmon Center

Dr. Rosalind Fuse-Hall, president of Bennett College, will give the CHASS Martin Luther King lecture on "The Strength of Diversity." Reception from 4:30-5:00pm. The lecture is free and open to the public. Questions: contact Dr. Juliana Nfah-Abbenyi, CHASS Director of Diversity Programs at jmphd@ncsu.edu.


February 5, 2015

11:00 AM - 12:00 PMRESCHEDULED: Collegewide Staff Town Hall Meeting with the Dean

Location: Caldwell Lounge

Calling all Humanities and Social Sciences staff members: Come share your ideas, voice your opinions, and ask Dean Braden and fellow staff members your questions. All EPA and SPA staff are welcome to attend. (Rescheduled due to inclement weather.)


3:30 PM - 5:00 PMRPT General Information Session

Location: 434 Daniels Hall

The Office of the Provost will offer a general information session on the Reappointment, Promotion, and Tenure process. The session will include information about the process, an overview of the website (http://www.provost.ncsu.edu/promotion-tenure/) and a question and answer period. New tenure track faculty, those who will soon be entering the RPT cycle, and anyone involved in the 2015-2016 RPT process are encouraged to attend. Please familiarize yourself with the promotion and tenure website prior to the session. http://www.provost.ncsu.edu/promotion-tenure/


February 19, 2015

12:15 PM - 1:15 PMMajor Contributions of Early Women Plant Pathologists to our Science

Location: Room 129, 1911 Building

Science, Technology and Society (STS) hosts a Brown Bag Seminar with Jean Ristaino, Department of Plant Pathology, who will discuss her book Pioneering Women in Plant Pathology. She will discuss obstacles that women faced, the strategies they used for success, and their scientific contributions.


February 25, 2015

11:00 AM - 12:00 PMReappointment, Promotion and Tenure (RPT) Session

Location: Dabney Hall Room 220

The Provost's Office is offering a separate RPT session devoted to the promotion process for non-tenure track (NTT) faculty with professorial rank. Interested NTT faculty, department heads and RPT department and college administrators are encouraged to attend.


February 26, 2015

12:00 PM - 5:00 PMMADRID CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Spanish-Language Certificates Registration

Location: WITHERS 225

Madrid Chamber of Commerce Spanish-Language Certification is available. Take an exam to earn a Spanish-language certificate in business, tourism or health services. Register Feb. 26 (12-5) and Feb. 27 (3-5) for testing Apr. 14. NC State is the only location in the southeast to offer testing through the internationally recognized Madrid Chamber of Commerce Program. For information, contact Program Director Ana E. Gray in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at ana_gray@ncsu.edu. To view sample proficiency questions or register for the exam, http://fll.chass.ncsu.edu/spanish/exams/index.php


March 4, 2015

3:30 PM - 5:00 PMReappointment, Promotion and Tenure (RPT) General Information Session

Location: Monteith Research Center Room 136

The Office of the Provost will offer a general information session on the Reappointment, Promotion, and Tenure process. The session will include information about the process, an overview of the website (http://www.provost.ncsu.edu/promotion-tenure/) and a question and answer period. New tenure track faculty, those who will soon be entering the RPT cycle, and anyone involved in the 2015-2016 RPT process are encouraged to attend. Please familiarize yourself with the Promotion and Tenure website prior to the session. http://www.provost.ncsu.edu/promotion-tenure/


March 5, 2015

12:15 PM - 1:15 PMSTS Brown Bag Seminar

Location: Room 129, 1911 Building

Andrew Binder, Department of Communication


'Public Perceptions of Genetic Engineering Technologies: What We Know and Where We Need to Go'


This presentation will focus on preliminary results from a larger meta-synthesis and -analysis of published research on public perceptions of genetic engineering. These include outlining the dominant foci of such research (such as agricultural biotechnology), as well as areas where more social science research is needed (such as genetically engineered animals). Results will also describe the nature and robustness of important relationships such as those between trust in science, scientific literacy, and opinions on genetic engineering.


March 19, 2015

12:15 PM - 12:16 PMSTS Brown Bag Seminar

Location: Room 129, 1911 Building

John Carroll, Department of Philosophy


'Laws of Nature'


Do laws of nature govern the universe? Or are they mere summaries of what happens in the universe? After a review of some recent philosophical accounts, Carroll will sketch a view on which laws of nature do govern, and do so in virtue of being generalizations caused by nature.



April 7, 2015

1:30 PM - 4:00 PMSTS Brown Bag Seminar

Location: Winston 209

Special Faculty-Graduate Student Reading Group on Peter Galison’s work


In preparation for Peter Galison’s April 10th talk during the Buchdahl symposium (details to be announced soon), this STS seminar will be held during CRD 791 class time, and will involve a discussion of the following articles. Articles can be made available by contacting Kathleen Vogel (kmvogel@ncsu.edu):


April 15, 2015

7:00 PM - 8:30 PMHolocaust Remembrance Day Lecture

Location: SAS 2203

Morris Glass, Holocaust camp survivor, and co-author of Chosen for Destruction, will talk about his teenage years spent in concentration camps, how he was able to survive, and his experiences in coming to the United States. Scheduled for the eve of Holocaust Remembrance Day, this talk concludes the spring lecture series in Jewish history. Free and open to the public.


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