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Jun 5, 2024

IDS Hosts two Students as part of the Building Future Faculty Program

On March 21, IDS hosted two exciting junior colleagues – Maggie Mang and Jewell Humphrey, as part of NC State’s Building Future Faculty program. Both candidates gave a 20-minute presentation about their background and research.  The NC State Building Future Faculty (BFF) Program is a two-and-half day all-expenses paid workshop for doctoral students and post-doctoral scholars who… 

Mar 5, 2024

Climate Justice in a Time of Expansive Climate Coloniality

Amidst growing ecological crises, escalating climate-induced disasters, and increasing losses and damages from climate change, the need to confront systems that perpetuate and exacerbate such harms appears to be a unanimous global desire. Yet that is not the case. I have argued in recent years that climate coloniality disrupts simplistic narratives of climate justice. Climate… 

NC State alumna Mary Chamblee ('17) has been an advocate for mental health services as both a student and employee of the university.

Jan 16, 2024

Giving Back to Support Mental Wellness

Communication and women's, gender and sexuality studies alumni Mary Chamblee has witnessed the impact of mental health services as both a student and employee at NC State. 

Patterson Fellows Spring 23

Jun 5, 2023

Ariana Frazier and Alisa Andrews Named Spring 2023 Patterson Fellows

Our Spring 2023 Bob Patterson Interdisciplinary Studies Fellows, Ariana Frazier and Alisa Andrews, graduated as a double major in Africana Studies and Self-Design with a concentration in “Public Health: Health Equity Promotion” and as a double major with a bachelor of arts in Science, Technology, and Society and a bachelor of science in Agricultural Science respectively. 

A man sits behind a camera.

Apr 19, 2023

Behind the Camera

Film studies alumnus Kieran Moreira’s path to a picture-perfect career started at NC State and led to professional success creating videos for tech companies and indie films. 

Haddy Njie, Kayla Clark, Ariana Frazier and Natalie Bullock-Brown in front of the 1911 Building.

Apr 19, 2023

Africana Studies Program Celebrates 25 Years

NC State’s Africana Studies program turns 25 this year. To celebrate, we spoke with faculty and students about their time in the program. 

Student Jordan Birkner stands next to a statue on NC state's campus

Apr 19, 2023

Triple Academic Success

NC State senior Jordan Birkner designed an academic path that will lead to three separate bachelor’s degrees. 

Abdlh Antabli standing in front of the bell tower

Feb 6, 2023

Abdlh Antabli Named Spring 2022 Patterson Fellow

Our Spring 2022 Bob Patterson Interdisciplinary Studies Fellow, Abdullah Antabli, graduated with a B.A. in Foreign Languages and Literature, with a concentration in Arabic Studies. 

Jan 31, 2023

Are innovation systems stacked against equity?

There is growing awareness that our innovation system reflects and sometimes even reinforces social inequity and injustice. Marginalized communities rarely experience direct benefits from innovation investment. Structural biases are built into devices like facial recognition and the pulse oximeter, while many life-saving technologies are inaccessible to those who need them most. In response, governments, philanthropic… 

Sabrina Hurtado

Jan 10, 2023

Sabrina Hurtado Named Fall 2022 Patterson Fellow

Our Fall 2022 Bob Patterson Interdisciplinary Studies Fellow, Sabrina Hurtado, graduated in summer 2022 with a bachelor’s in Arts Studies, with a concentration in Visual Arts, and also earned a minor in Arts Entrepreneurship.