Every professor here taught me to look at the bigger picture and reflect on how I can serve people on a global and local level.
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Alum's Pack2Pack Project Connects Those in Need with Household Goods
An alumna's sustainability project is helping connect hundreds of students with lightly used furniture and household items.
Preserving the Spanish of Yucatan
For Foreign Languages and Literatures professor Jim Michnowicz Think and Do means, among other things, preserving linguistic diversity around the world, particularly Latin America.
From Competition to Exhibition: Arts in the Olympic Games
Gold medals for music? NC State communication professor Chris Ingraham writes about the Olympic history of arts competitions and how they were phased out.
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Research Examines ‘SHtriking' Sound Change in Raleigh
NC State graduate student Eric Wilbanks studies how sounds change in speech. In one of his latest projects, the M.A. in linguistics candidate honed in on (str) retraction, or when /s/ is spoken more like /sh/ in (str) clusters (e.g., "SHtreet").
Study Highlights Local Voices on Tourism Development in Guatemala
Some cities surrounding Guatemala's Lake Atitlán have greatly benefitted from tourism. Other towns haven't seen the same rate of development. NC State graduate student Adriana Szabo spent eight weeks studying the uneven trend in San Pedro La Laguna, a town on the shore of Lake Atitlán. Her research, rooted in an analysis of ethnographic research she collected during her trip, raises up the voices of locals who want to change the tourism development model.
Taking the Museum to the People
Public history graduate students Sarah Soleim and Abigail Jones have seen the challenge of attracting visitors to Raleigh's Pope House Museum firsthand. They worked at the house in the summer of 2015 during internships with the City of Raleigh Museum, the home's current owner. As a way to increase public engagement, they worked with museum staff to brainstorm ways to bring the Pope House to the people.
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A Delicate Act in Politics of Disaster
Obama's Louisiana response is a delicate act in the politics of disaster. Politicians walk a think line touring disaster zones as lessons from 2005's Katrina reverberate. Tom Birkland, School of Public and International Affairs, featured.
Aug 24, 2016 | US News and World Report
Seeing Red in North Carolina
Many North Carolinians think the Republican party has taken the state too far to the right. The presidential race and many statewide races are currently within the margin of error in this battleground state. Andy Taylor, political science, featured.
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