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2019 Buchdahl Poster

Mar 29, 2019

A Just Anthropocene? Water, Climate, Community, and Resilience

What can we learn from environmental recoveries over the past century, as we face new interconnected challenges from climate change, synthetic chemicals, and forest change? In her new book on Lake Superior, the world’s largest and fastest warming lake, Nancy Langston describes several significant conservation success stories in the past half century: the recovery of forests… 

Sandwich sitting on plate

Nov 14, 2018

Alumna Maggie Kane Provides a Table for All

Operating with a flexible “pay-what-you-can” model, alumna Maggie Kane’s A Place at the Table cafe nourishes bodies and souls in downtown Raleigh. 

May 1, 2018

Alumna Leigh-Kathryn Bonner Named Inspiring Young Entrepreneur

The buzz continues to surround NC State alumna Leigh-Kathryn Bonner (International Studies '15) and her Bee Downtown company. Bonner, 25, was recently selected as one of Inc.’s 30 Most Inspiring Young Entrepreneurs under 30. 

Tyler Dukes talks to a coworker in the newsroom

Apr 8, 2018

Alum Takes High-Tech Approach to Investigative Journalism

Alum Tyler Dukes is a public records reporter. That’s his official title, at least. You could also call him a data curator, web developer or open government advocate. 

2019 buchdahl poster

Mar 19, 2018

Calling Bull: Data Reasoning in the Digital World

Do you know whether the TED talk you watched last night is bull — and if so, can you explain why? Can you see the problem with the latest New York Times or Washington Post article fawning over some startup’s big data analytics? Can you tell when a clinical trial reported in the New England Journal or JAMA is trustworthy, and when it… 

Marquan Hamilton

Oct 25, 2017

Flying High After Study Abroad in Cuba

After returning from his first trip overseas, student Marquan Hamilton says he'll no longer doubt himself: "the sky's the limit." 

Jun 1, 2017

Maymester Course: Food for Thought

From the French foundations of modern gastronomy to the fascinating paradoxes of food production, consumption, and appreciation in our increasingly globalized world, this course is designed to broaden both the senses and mind. 

Jun 1, 2017

Student Spotlight: Shamsa Visone

New York used to be her heart and soul, that is until she came to NC State! 

Jun 1, 2017

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Robert Kochersberger

MALS is proud to feature Dr. Robert Kochersberger! Dr. Kochersberger is a member of the English Department at NC State. His spring seminar focuses on how airplanes have had a significant impact on commerce, diplomacy, warfare, recreation and the environment. Additionally, the course covered the basics of aerodynamics, internal combustion, navigation, safety and learning to fly. 

Jun 1, 2017

Alumna Spotlight: Carol Frey (’13)

In a recent interview with MALS Alumna Carol Frey (’13), Carol discusses the personal impact that she experienced through her MALS studies and how it kindled a passion to help others.